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PACE: Playfullness, Acceptance, Curiosity, Empathy

PACE is a trauma-informed and therapeutic approach to supporting children and young people developed by clinical psychologist Dan Hughes over 20 years ago. The approach focuses on building trusting relationships, emotional connections, containment and a sense of security.

Please see below the slides from a PACE presentation delivered by senior educational psychologist, Tina Lythgoe, and our SENCO, Sarah Stevens. We have shared the slides to give an introduction to the benefits of a PACE approach and to signpost to further information should parents wish to find out more.