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Managing Stressed Staff

COURSE OVERVIEW: This course examines stress in the workplace and defines acceptable or good stress, and toxic stress. The link between stress and anxiety and depression is made clear, as is the legislative requirement to manage stress at work.

  • 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
Working with Drug Users

Duration: 1 day Course overview: Drugs have been used throughout the world for centuries, for recreation, medication and inspiration. Currently, attitudes towards substance misuse are being challenged.

  • 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
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
Leading Change: Management and Project Planning Approaches

COURSE OVERVIEW: Change is an important concept in social care and in most service-led industries today. Change management forms the central part of a manager's role.

  • 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
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
Introduction to Mental Health (eLearning)

This course introduces mental health in an holistic way, recognising its standing alongside physical health in overall wellbeing, promoting prevention of mental ill-health as the most effective and sustainable treatment approach. Course content: · Mental health in context: facts, figures and stigma · Models of mental health · Types of mental ill-health: causes, signs and symptoms · Treatments: prevention, intervention and resources This course uses multimedia inputs from medical professionals as well as personal accounts from those affected to increase candidates’ understanding of the subject matter from the perspectives of caregiver and receiver.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
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
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
Challenging Behaviour (eLearning)

This course develops candidates’ understanding of the varied forms of challenging behaviour, the functions served and the prevention and intervention strategies employed for safe management. Course content: · What is challenging behaviour and why does it occur · Managing challenging behaviour: recognise, defuse and prevent · Legislation, welfare and duty of care Candidates are required to reflect on their own practice throughout the course, with multimedia case studies and continuous assessment completing the learning toolkit.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Record Keeping & Report Writing

COURSE OVERVIEW This training course will support delegates in developing understanding and skill in record keeping and report writing. It will consider why we need to keep records, how they should be written and kept (including Data Protection Act principles and guidelines), and how having records kept about us might feel.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Anti-Social Behaviour & Mental Health

Course overview: This one day course aims to equip participants to assess and identify potential risks to clients and the wider community around mental health problems and anti-social behaviour. It shows how to effectively and safely manage potential and actual risk/defusing events and how to manage risk and to work towards recovery.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Effective Minute Taking - New Course!
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

COURSE OVERVIEW This course will help staff to go through a step-by-step approach to producing effective minutes for meetings from local up to board level, as well as HR disciplinary meetings. You will be given templates to help you produce structured agendas and take notes effectively.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Mental Capacity Act & DoLS

DURATION: 1 day COURSE OVERVIEW: This course will give delegates an overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and introduce them to some of its key components. This course is designed to enable delegates to assess capacity and act in accordance with best practice when an individual lacks capacity.

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

Safeguarding Adults This course, developed in partnership with Islington Council, provides a comprehensive and contemporary learning and assessment tool to safeguard staff, services and adults at risk. Modules: · Safeguarding adults framework: from No Secrets to the ISA · Types and indicators of abuse · Circumstances and perpetrators of abuse · Rights, responsibilities and the law · Responding, reporting and investigating The learning is checked with end-of-module questions and case studies, assessed with 12-question multiple-choice assessment and certificated with a printable online certificate, accessible upon successful completion of the assessment.

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

1 DAY COURSE OVERVIEW: This course for managing stress will discuss the definition of stress, the causes and symptoms of stress, ways to reduce and prevent stress, and the skills that enable the management of stress in ourselves and others. The aim of the course is to enable delegates to define the causes of stress in themselves and others, recognise both the symptoms and causes of stress, and to take effective action in order to prevent and manage stress and stressful situations.

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

This introductory course uses scenarios and case studies to create an awareness of the issues and ambiguities of this confronting subject. Modules: · What is abuse? · Signs and symptoms of abuse · Is it abuse? · Your responsibilities · Case studies The course concludes with a 12-question multiple-choice assessment, with candidates required to achieve a minimum pass mark of 80%, whereupon an online certificate can be retrieved and printed.

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