Mandy Stopard

Child behaviour specialist

My Experience and Approach to Child Behaviour Support

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I have a proven track record of gaining success in changing behaviour. I have a wealth of experience, and my advice is based on positive and respectful management of children with appropriate boundary setting.

  • I am parent and a qualified teacher
  • I have taught for over 30 years
  • I have had experience as a Head of House and manager in an SEN department
  • I’ve worked in two Local Authorities as a Behaviour Advisory Teacher
  • I am trained (and provide training) in a range of behaviour-related areas, including ASD, Attachment Disorder and ADHD
  • I have attended certificated courses on coaching and motivational interviewing
  • I have an additional qualification: ‘Specialist Leader in Behaviour and Attendance’ (City and Guilds Level 4)
  • I support and advise adults (school staff and parents) to manage the behaviour of children and teenagers (4-16 years)
  • and I work with young people to develop their emotional and social skills

"Mandy is a revelation! ... She works alongside you, coaching and guiding in a supportive way to empower you ... Mandy helps you to develop a range of strategies to meet your and your child's needs - she knows that one size doesn't fit all!'"

Headteacher of an Academy Primary School.​

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I provide parenting support to parents across the UK. Please get in touch to talk through your needs and for a quote.

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Getting annoyed or reacting emotionally when a child or teenager is being difficult actually makes things worse in the long run because many youngsters will aim for any attention, even if it’s negative, and the attention of a good ‘telling off’ strengthens unwanted behaviours.