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Managing Performance

COURSE OVERVIEW: This training has been designed for managers who are either new to supervising and managing staff or who require a refresher/update to their current skills/experience. It will be delivered in accordance with prevailing best practice and legislation.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Personality Disorders

Duration: ½ day Course overview: This course examines personality disorders from a range of perspectives including medical and psycho-social. We look at concepts of ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’ personalities, and the pros and cons of this model.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 0.5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Depression Awareness

DURATION: ½ day (3 hours) COURSE OVERVIEW: This course examines the medical and psycho-social models of mental health and ill health, and thus places depression in its broader context. Different types of depression are looked at as well as the different degrees that they can manifest themselves (mild, moderate and severe).

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 0.5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Autism Awareness

Course overview: The course looks at many different aspects of autism from its definition right through to supporting those involved in working with people who have autism. It addresses the causes of autism and the various symptoms that are presented.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Working with Novel Psychoactive Substance Users (formerly Legal Highs)

Duration: 1 day Course overview: Formerly ‘Legal highs’ are substances that contain one or more chemicals ingredients which mimiced the effects of those drugs banned under the 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act. These are known as new psychoactive substances.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Leadership, Delegation & Time Management

COURSE OVERVIEW: This one-day course provides practical tips on how to plan and manage time more effectively and use delegation as a time management tool. The aim of this workshop is to consider the way participants look at time and how they can all manage themselves more effectively around the time that they have.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Dual Diagnosis - Learning Disabilities & Mental Health

DURATION: 1 day COURSE OVERVIEW: Evidence suggests that people with learning disabilities are at higher risk of developing mental health problems than the general population. Estimates indicate that about 25% of the UK population is likely to have mental health difficulties at some point in their lives.

  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Dual Diagnosis: Learning Disability

COURSE OVERVIEW This one-day course aims to examine the forms of mental distress and how these may manifest themselves in people with learning disabilities. The course has been designed to enable delegates to identify possible signs of mental distress and explore ways to provide effective support for customers.

  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Welfare Benefits Update - The Impact of Welfare Reform & Other Changes

Duration: 1 day Course overview: The last three years have seen the most radical reform of the social security system since the Second World War. The context of the changes is welfare reform, with the overriding objective of reducing the spend on social security.

  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Managing & Motivating Teams

COURSE OVERVIEW This course is for mangers who want to learn how to help their staff become more motivated and so improve morale and productivity. It looks at what a team is and is not, the stages a team passes through, and the different roles to be found in teams including those outlined in the Belbin Inventory.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Managing and Responding to Challenging Behaviour

COURSE OVERVIEW The aim of this course is to explore techniques for working with people in order to reduce challenging behaviour and promote positive behaviour. COURSE CONTENT · What is challenging behaviour · Why challenging behaviour occurs · Managing challenging behaviour - skills practice including verbal and non-verbal techniques · Recognising signs of escalating aggression · Preventing challenging behaviour and rapport building skills · Diffusing aggression · Managing your own fear / anxiety · Debriefing and support for you · Working with the client afterwards METHODS OF DELIVERY The trainer will use a mixture of presentations, PowerPoint, flipchart, group discussion, small group work and handouts.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Working with Alcohol Users

DURATION: 1 day COURSE OVERVIEW: Many adults in the UK use alcohol to deal with feelings of stress, anxiety and depression, according to a report from the Mental Health Foundation. The report outlines a relationship between alcohol and mental health, describing how excessive drinking increases vulnerability to a range of mental health problems and how emotional issues are resolved by drinking.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Medication Awareness (eLearning)

Safe handling of medicines is one of the most important features of health and social care work and involves sourcing, storing, administering, recording and disposing of medicines. Modules: · Drug groups, effects and side effects · Medication management · Legislation, policies and procedures The course uses a mix of video content, case studies, continuous assessment and hyperlinks to cater to cater to different learning needs.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Assertiveness Skills

COURSE OVERVIEW Assertiveness is an attitude of mind and a way of relating to others. It is a positive, optimistic attitude grounded in self-esteem, the value of respectful yet boundaried communication with others, and the ability to protect oneself from bullying, exploitation, attack and hostility.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Train the Trainer

Course overview: This course is aimed at individuals who currently have a training and/or development function as part of their overall role within the organisation. The course will help people to understand what being a trainer entails and will cover key principles and skills needed in providing training to adults within a work context.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Understanding Suicide & Self-Harm

Course overview: This one-day course deals with the challenging area of understanding and supporting the suicidal and self-harming client. The course will explore how and why people in distress might deliberately harm themselves and will introduce a range of basic skills that will enable staff to respond sensitively, effectively and with confidence to suicidal and self-harming clients.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Customised
Introduction to Leadership & Management

Course overview: This course aims to prepare delegates for their first management role. The course has been designed to impart the skills and knowledge required to better manage oneself whilst line-managing another member of staff or a team.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Customised
Coaching & Mentoring for Managers
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

COUSE OVERVIEW: Coaching and mentoring are important approaches in supporting the development and achievement of learners, staff and service users within the health, education and social care sectors. This one-day workshop focuses on the part that coaching and mentoring can play within the range of skills, techniques and approaches used in the workplace.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Confidentiality & Data Protection

COURSE OVERVIEW The Data Protection Act contains eight data protection principles, which provide guidance as to how personal data should be handled, with the Caldecott Committee report setting out the principles of confidentiality and sharing of information. This one-day course is designed to ensure that the workforce has the necessary practical skills and knowledge to comply with professional standards, best practice and the legislation in their working practice.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Mental Capacity Act (eLearning)

This course deals with capacity to consent in the context of care and support, providing clarity and guidance for staff to work within the law and to best practice standards. Modules: · The Act: Institutions and the 5 principles · Capacity: Assessment, best interests and advance decisions · Roles: Attorneys, deputies, advocates and health and social care professionals Case studies, multimedia content and continuous assessment are used to support learning.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
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