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

  • Teachers
  • Teaching assistants and support staff
  • Education officers
  • Behaviour support workers
  • Mentors
  • Psychologists
  • Residential and other social workers
  • Mental health workers
  • Youth workers
  • Charities

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.