Educational Psychology Service

We are a team of professionals who are trained to understand how children and young people learn and develop.

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About us

We are a team of professionals applying psychologically informed evidence-based practice to support the learning and development of children and young people from birth to early adulthood.   We provide a traded service to schools, early years settings and other educational establishments (via an annual subscription package) across the city and offer them access to a wide range of training courses.

We are also the sole provider commissioned by Birmingham City Council to carry out statutory work (as part of the EHC assessment process) in order to identify, assess and monitor children, young people and young adults with complex special educational needs.

How we can help

  • Consultation to schools and settings (individual/ staff groups and strategic)
  • Provide assessment and intervention for children, young people and young adults
  • Supporting families to understand complex special educational needs
  • Helping families to understand and manage challenging behaviour
  • Providing adult learning and professional development opportunities.

Forms of contact

  • Telephone
  • Email
  • In writing via written reports where agreed/ appropriate
  • Home visits where agreed
  • Attendance at setting-based review meetings where agreed with the setting
  • Meeting at family forums and drop-ins

How to access the service;

  • Talk to the Headteacher or Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) at your child’s school or setting.

For further information regarding the services we provide visit the Birmingham Educational Psychology Service website – https://birminghameducationsupportservices.co.uk/Services/4524