Our Vision

To promote the social and emotional well-being of children and young people.

Our Mission

SEBDA exists to promote the social and emotional well being of children and young people. This aim will be achieved by:

  • Promoting understanding of their needs.
  • Supporting those who work with them.
  • Providing training and education to increase knowledge, understanding and skills.
  • Engaging with policy-making agencies and service providers to inform and influence their decisions.
  • Identifying and disseminating good practice.
  • Facilitating and promoting multi-disciplinary co-operation.

Our Values

SEBDA’s work is underpinned by a belief in the following principles and attitudes:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Diversity
  • Transparency
  • Shared responsibility
  • Shared understanding
  • Empathy
  • Equity
  • Capacity for change



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