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Social & Emotional Learning

Switch supports children and young people by focussing on developing relationships, self-confidence, self-efficacy, communication skills, positive mind-set and attitude.

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Positive Interventions

We can provide a range of therapeutic interventions to suit the needs of each individual. These include play and art therapy, Lego®, coaching & mentoring, social skills training, counselling, cognitive behaviour therapy and restorative practices.

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Building Relationships

Our approach is values-based and needs-led, placing emphasis on the strength and safety of building, repairing and maintaining positive relationships with pupils, schools and families.

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Our News

BARNARDO’S PARTNERSHIP
Switch is delighted to be delivering the See, Hear, Respond programme this summer and autumn in Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire on behalf of Barnardo’s.
more details here

REAL RECOGNISE REAL
“Empowering Young Content Creators”
A new digital media project for young people offering the skills needed to produce positive online content.
more details here

SWITCH MIDLANDS PODCAST
Switch Midlands has launched a new podcast that includes conversations between education and mental health professionals that discuss topics such as self-esteem, anxiety, developing confidence, managing emotions and healthy relationships.
more details here

Our Approach

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Early Intervention

In the past 4 years 86% of the 156 young people who accessed Switch as part of an early intervention strategy are still in their mainstream schools 12 months later.

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The Switch Centre

As part of our support, young people can access our team of staff at The Switch Centre in Wolverhampton, attending part-time as part of our intervention package.

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The Switch Coaches

All young people who use Switch can also access a Switch Coach who will help support the young person and their families. A Switch Coach helps emotional wellbeing, resolving conflict, preventing harm and building resilience.