Educational Psychology

The One Editorial Educational Psychology blog brings you up to date information and guidance, created by sector experts.

Educational Psychology Blog

We are a dynamic and supportive educational psychology team focused on helping education professionals to find creative solutions in the most difficult situations. One Editorial Educational Psychology blog brings you the latest ideas and news from our education professionals.

One Education Educational Psychologists are Health and Care Professions Council registered, attend regular supervision and keep skills and knowledge up-to-date with practice that is underpinned by core principles and values.

Educational Psychology

Managing critical incidents in schools

By Mehmet Agdiran on

The recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester and the Grenfell Tower Fire have tragically meant that critical incidents are on the top of the agenda for many educational, health and care professionals. In the recent ‘Resilience and Recovery’ briefings the EP team at One Education have been doing on behalf of Manchester City Council, we have focused on resilience, coping strategies and psychological first aid.

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Dynamic Assessment

By John Woods on

Dynamic assessment (DA) is interactive and concerns an exploration of a young person’s actual (independent) level of development (and problem solving) as well as their level of proximal (or potential) development (ie that which is possible, given support by an adult or more experienced person).

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Therapy through storytelling

By Michelle Laverack on

Many children experience traumatic events and uncomfortable feelings which are difficult for them to process. Unlike the majority of adolescents and adults, children often do not have the ability to express how they are feeling.

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Autism Intervention

By Frances Parker on

Pre-school Autism Communication Therapy or PACT, is a one year intervention designed to improve social communication skills in children with ASC. It was developed for children aged between two and seven years of age who are at either the pre-verbal stage, or early stages of language development.

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Young Carers

By One Education on

Young carers have often been an overlooked group and within my own profession as an educational psychologist, there has been a dearth of research about the impact of ‘caring’ on education.

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PTSD and EMDR

By Audrey Johnson on

Everyone has traumatic experiences during their lives. Sometimes the effect of a trauma can stay with us long after the event. This seems to have something to do with the way the brain processes information when trauma occurs.

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