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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
Managing Professional Boundaries and Stress

Duration: 1 day Course overview: Professional boundaries are essential in social care. Working to them promotes safety for clients and staff alike.

  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Challenging Behaviour: Managing & Responding

DURATION: 1 day COURSE OVERVIEW: This one-day course addresses the professionally challenging and stressful area of managing aggression and challenging behaviours in a proactive, preventative way. The course aims to provide workers with an understanding of factors that contribute to the range of challenging behaviours, to identify triggers and assess relevant risk factors.

  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Working with Hard-to-Engage Service Users

COURSE OVERVIEW: This course examines the often-frustrating experience of trying to engage with service users who resist being supported. The day begins by defining 'hard-to-engage' via numerous examples from practice after which the delegates move on to look at how and why someone would end up resisting support.

  • 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
Mental Health Awareness

COURSE OVERVIEW This one-day course provides a general introduction to understanding mental health problems. It aims to provide an overview of the main types of mental health problems and looks at some of the basic interventions used in working with people experiencing mental distress.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Emergency First Aid

Course overview: This non-accredited course succeeds HSE-accredited Emergency First Aid at Work. It qualifies participants as First Aiders and certificates remain valid for three years with annual updates recommended.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Presentation Skills Workshop

DURATION: 1 day COURSE OVERVIEW: The success of any presentation relies on a few factors: great content, an engaging presenter, and a seamless technical performance. A perfect presentation can be a powerful event, inspiring the audience to take action or change their way of thinking.

  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Risk Assessment & Management

DURATION: 1 Day COURSE OVERVIEW: The central focus of support staff in social care is to provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable people with complex needs. The model of support is one that involves and engages customers in all aspects of this care/support.

  • 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
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
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
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
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
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
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