Local authorities - what we offer

Paul Bingham has over 25 years’ experience as an Educational Psychologist, working in 5 Local Authorities, with children and adolescents aged 18 months to 18 years. He worked as Senior Educational Psychologist for Looked After Children in Northamptonshire and has extended his expertise and experience more recently working in Child Care Proceedings involving children of all ages and their families.

As a service we have established an excellent relationship with a number of professionals working on behalf of children and young people such as those in Schools, Children’s Guardians, Legal departments and services for children, Social Workers and Teams around children.

We can offer:

  • Assessments of children and families in Child Care Proceedings

  • Support for Educational Psychology Services (where there are capacity issues) and the Special Educational Needs Support Teams

  • Advisory Service

  • Provision of Training Packages at all levels

  • Emotional support for staff

  • Professional Supervision / mentoring

  • Tribunal and Court work

Our Psychological Services are available to all schools including Special Schools and Units as well as Pre-schools, Further Education, Higher Education Establishments and Universities.

We can offer:

  • Cognitive assessments with practical classroom and parental advice and recommendations including verbal feedback with parents and staff where appropriate

  • Social and Emotional Well-being assessments

  • Attachment assessments

  • Dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties assessments

  • Behavioural Assessments

  • Support for you to be able to support your parents

  • Advice on effective strategies such as assertive discipline and positive behavioural techniques

  • Advice on constructing and working with an Individual Education or Behaviour Plan

  • Attending and advising on parental feedback meetings or difficult multi-professional meetings

  • Court and Tribunal work

  • Tailor-made training packages for Teaching and Support Staff and for Parents in many areas of Special Educational Need.