Brendan Loughnane

I have worked within the field of SEMH/SEBD for over 35 years, initially as a Residential Social Care Worker in a special school in St. Helens, Merseyside and later as Head of Care/Vice Principal/Director of Outreach and Development at The William Henry Smith School in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

I now live in Cumbria and work independently as BLOC Training & Consultancy, delivering training and advice to schools and foster care agencies on Mental Health and Well-Being of Children.

I have been involved with SEBDA for 15 years.


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Attachment Research Community – Call to Action

Attachment Research Community – Call to Action

SEBDA is a signatory to the ARC’s (Attachment Research Community) campaign to raise awareness of Attachment and Trauma needs within schools across England. The Call To Action is for a system wide redevelopment of policies and processes , academic support and training...