Initial Facilitator Training

Check out our training page or access People Connect for further information and future dates if you are interested in training to facilitate Give us a break! groups.  Regular dates are provided each year.


If you are based in another local authority and you would like to train to facilitate Give us a break! groups, please contact us for more information via the ‘contact us’ page.

Paul McGill
Senior Educational Psychologist


How to refer a child to Give us a break!

Please complete a Request for Assistance form and sent to the Give us a break! team either by email to or by post to Psychological Services, 23 Beckford Street, Hamilton, ML3 0BT



Quotes from professionals who attended the training

"During the eight sessions it was clear that the children taking part in this pilot exercise found the course content particularly accessible and suggested activities and discussions useful and were able to build from one week to the next"


"All in all we found this programme an easy and well thought out one to use which seemed to be instantly accessible to the children taking part"


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