SEBDA exists to promote a better understanding of the needs of children and young people with social, emotional and mental  health needs and accompanying behavioural difficulties, and of how to respond to those needs. An important way of achieving this aim is through our events and training programme.

We have a long tradition of providing high quality professional development including accredited courses at master’s level, day courses and national UK wide conferences.

Currently SEBDA’s Professional Development Group is actively working on a new programme of CPD opportunities and more information about that will be available shortly.

Information about our Online Postgraduate Diploma course in SEMH Difficulties  can be found here. Apply now for a September start.


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