Introduction to SCERTS

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This training course provides an introduction to SCERTS – a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to enhancing communication and social‐emotional abilities of children with ASD. This introduction will explore the importance of assessing developmental communication levels and setting meaningful goals. SCERTS stands for Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support.




Why should I attend?

SCERTS is a comprehensive framework to target and support the key areas of need for learners with ASD.   This course is for colleagues who are interested in the SCERTS framework as a means of supporting children and young people with ASD.  It will provide an introduction into the key areas of social communication, emotional regulation and transactional support. 


What will it cover?

Delegates will:

  • be familiar with the six strands of the SCERTS framework
  • be able to determine the communication stage of a child or young person with ASD
  • be familiar with the frequently used goals to support children and young people with ASD in core areas of need.


 Who should attend?

  • SENCOs
  • ARP Leads
  • Teachers
  • Teaching/Learning Support Assistants
  • Parent Support Advisors
  • Social Workers


For specific enquiries about this course, please contact the course leader:

Name: Rebecca Mawson


For general booking or CPD enquiries please contact:



BDSIP Members – pay as you go £50

Non BDSIP members – pay as you go £62.50

CPD Package No charge

Schools outside of LBBD - £62.50


This course will take place online via Zoom. Log in details and password will be sent to you alongside your booking confirmation. Please check your junk email inbox if you do not receive this confirmation. 


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