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The Behaviour Management Team

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Lotty Riggs Psychology and Therapies Team Manager, Behaviour Development Coordinator

Lotty is responsible for Behaviour Development coordination, overseeing the CALM Team and managing the Psychology and Therapies Team. She also coordinates the Sunfield Assessment and Outreach Service (SAOS), and supports Family Services. She works with all departments in the training and promotion of staff’s emotional resilience under the CALM debriefing and systemic reflective practice approach. Lotty is also a member of Sunfield’s Referrals and Admissions, Operational Debriefing, and Operational Leadership Teams.


Sam Maloney, Behaviour Development Support Worker (secondment)

Sam joined Sunfield as a Care Support Worker, with experience within various industries working with young people with learning difficulties, from difficult backgrounds with their personal development.  Sam also works for a charity supporting young people with autism, adding valuable knowledge and skills, whilst in her new role within the Psychology Team on secondment.


CALM (Crisis Aggression Limitation and Management) Team

The CALM team are a dedicated group of Sunfield professionals accredited in the CALM approach. They provide training to staff in the theory and practical application of the CALM approach to understanding and managing behaviour.

Left to right:
Zoe Swords – Teacher
Vincent Powell – Deputy House Manager
Tracey Cox – Registered House Manager
Netty Icke – Registered House Manager
Charlotte Tunstall – Registered House Manager
Mick Newey – Senior Care Support Worker
Tina Chance – Teacher
Lotty Riggs – Psychology and Therapies Team Manager, Behaviour Development Coordinator
Johnathan Mayall – Senior TA (not in picture)

The Psychology Team

The Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists work as part of the Behaviour Management team, devising and maintaining the children’s Behaviour Development Plans, with input from key staff within the Team Around the Child (TAC). They proactively identify strengths, specific areas of concern, and strategies to help support students in times of high anxiety.