ADHD Advanced Practitioner Awards 2022
We are delighted to announce that a selection of staff from across Witherslack Group schools and learning centres have been awarded their ADHD Advanced Practitioner Award 2022.
As part of this award, staff embark on a three-year course endorsed by the ADHD Foundation, where they start as Practitioners then go on to becoming Coaches, and finally onto Advanced Leaders. The members of staff and schools include:
Avon Park School, Teacher, Lauren Boat
Bridgeway School, Assistant Head Teacher, Gillian Morrissey
Cumberland School, Teaching Assistant, Michael Connolly
Cumberland School, Teaching and Learning Assistant, Gareth Sturges
Hall Cliffe Primary School, Science Teacher, Pauline Scott
Hartwell School, Teaching Assistant, Craig Heslington
Meadow View Learning Centre, Teacher, Olly Hitchen
Oakwood Learning Centre, Teaching and Learning Assistant, Amy Martin
Oversands School, Teacher, Lauren Jennison
Pontville School, Teacher, Rachel Doherty
Pontville School, Teacher, Lisa Britton
Pontville School, Teacher, Joanne Harrison
Pontville School, Deputy Cook, Stephanie Pitteras
The Grange Learning Centre, Teaching and Learning Assistant, Lee-Ann Hill
The Grange Learning Centre, Teaching and Learning Assistant, Joanne Weir
Westmorland School, HLTA, Amanda Eden
Clinical Services, Occupational Therapist, Lisa Taylor
Witherslack Group's ADHD Advanced Practice Project Manager, Heather Morley and The ADHD Foundation's National Director of Training, Colin Foley have assessed each portfolio, and have been extremely impressed with the high standard of work provided.
"I am delighted to present our staff with this award. Our work with The ADHD Foundation is recognised through these exciting and developmental opportunities that demonstrate the high level of professional work that our staff teams complete to support young people in our schools. The work undertaken has allowed staff teams to expand their knowledge and understanding of the needs of our neurodiverse learners, reflect upon their current practice and explore and further develop a range of teaching and learning areas."
Congratulations everyone, what a fantastic achievement!