For a very affordable price, SEBDA membership brings the latest information and continuing support. It does this through its academic research journal, website and access to discount-priced resources and professional development events.
- SEBDA is multi-professional.
- SEBDA’s membership consists of professionals who work with, or for, children and young people experiencing social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
Our membership includes
- Teaching assistants and support staff
- Education officers
- Behaviour support workers
- Residential and other social workers
- Mental health workers
- Youth workers
Members work in a wide range of settings including mainstream schools across all phases, specialist settings, including PRUs and support bases, children’s centres, health care, social care, residential care and CAMHS.
Early evaluation of the children and young people’s mental health trailblazer programme
This animation summarises the key findings. Starting in 2019, The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Trailblazer programme created mental health support teams to work in schools and further education colleges in 25 areas of the UK. These teams were designed to...
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...
SEND and alternative provision improvement plan: right support, right place, right time
In March 2023 the Government published an Improvement Plan setting out their proposals to create a sustainable SEND and alternative provision system that is easier for families to navigate and will improve outcomes and experiences for all children and young people...