Health & Social Care Training
Our training is All About You. We see every organisation and workplace as unique.
As specialist trainers in mental health and addiction, we will collaborate with you and devise an interactive training solution that will meet the individual needs of your team. As we are subject experts, we can deliver team training that is practical, evidence based and skill enhancing.
Explore below the different delivery options and examples of our most popular topics.
We have a range of online training workshops scheduled in the coming months that may be of interest to small teams or individuals.
Remote Learning: Providing Effective Feedback
As managers and people leaders we can be called upon to provide honest feedback to colleagues on areas that are working well and areas that need improvement. Providing feedback can be an opportunity to underpin existing strengths and to expand the reach of the worker. The process in which this is done is critical. This workshop will focus on how to give constructive feedback to members of your team.
Remote Learning: Transgender Awareness Workshop
The aim of this interactive workshop is to enable participants to gain a practical understanding of best practices for working with trans people and their families.
Building Resilience to cope with Workplace Stress
All organisations that wish to increase understanding of stress and resilience among their employees and to enhance their coping strategies and resiliency skills.
Remote Learning: Boundaries, Reflective Practice and Self-Care
Whether continuing to work from home or back at your usual place of work, personal and professional boundaries may become blurred. Maintaining professional boundaries has never been more important.. This workshop is designed to provide an overview of boundaries and includes reflective practice and self-care as the three areas are closely linked. There is a strong emphasis on practical examples and best practice in managing boundaries.
Group Work and Facilitation Skills
Training for key personnel to enable them to become skilful group facilitators, helping groups to identify and solve problems and make decisions.
An Introduction to CBT - alleviate stress and anxiety with this approach that offers practical ways out of a negative thinking ‘loop’
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an approach that offers practical ways out of a negative thinking ‘loop’. This therapy is used to help people change thoughts, feelings and behaviours that are causing them problems.
Trauma Informed Practice
This training programme starts a conversation about how trauma and adversity affects and has affected those who use the services we provide and the appropriate responses we can implement and offer.
Hidden Shame Workshop
This training focuses on Hidden Shame. Shame is often overlooked in the therapeutic process both within clients and therapists alike, and is frequently present in most presentations from trauma, complex abuse, addictions, compulsions, mood disorders and sexual behaviour.
Remote Learning: Working with people with Borderline Personality Disorder workshop
The purpose of this training session is to increase awareness and understanding of how Borderline Personality Disorder may affect an individual and the impact that this presentation can have on staff/teams who work with them.
Complex Trauma Workshop
This workshop will explore how developmental trauma may manifest in adult presentations and appropriate interventions to engage with complex trauma.
An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client-centred approach that elicits behavioural changes by assisting individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence. This approach is especially helpful with individuals who are less motivated.
This training programme will cover the practical approaches to harm reduction and give a structured discourse on the pros and cons of harm reduction. “If a person is not willing to give up his or her drug use, we should assist them in reducing harm to himself or herself and others” (Bunning 1993).
An Introduction to Dual Diagnosis
‘Dual Diagnosis’ is the term used when a person suffers from both a drug and/or alcohol issue and a mental health issue. Delivered by subject experts Dr. Seán Foy or Dr. Marie Oppeboen, this programme sets out to deliver a clear analysis of Dual Diagnosis/Disorders and its implications for treatment and practice.
This training is designed to meet the needs of those working within the addiction field in relation to this area by following the Marlatt and Gordon model of relapse prevention and covering some practical applications of this model.
An Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a short-term goal-focused therapeutic approach which helps clients change by constructing solutions rather than dwelling on problems. Elements of the desired solution often are already present in the client's life, and become the basis for ongoing change.
Personality Types and Disorders
Personality type is a key determinant in both how therapist and client bond therapeutically and in the nature of the presenting issue itself. This workshop will explore the dynamics of different personality types and how these individual differences need to be specially engaged with.
Keyworking, Care Planning & Case Management
This training is a practical application of relevant theory in relation to key working, care planning and case management.
An Introduction to Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA)
The Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) is a comprehensive behavioural programme for treating substance-abuse problems. It is based on the belief that environmental contingencies can play a powerful role in encouraging or discouraging drinking or drug use.
The aim of this training is to raise workers’ knowledge and awareness of the basic concepts and skills involved in professional record keeping. The training will be a mix of theory and practice.
An Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Initially known as CBT for Borderline disorder, DBT consists of a series of skills and techniques for working with personality disorders and other areas. This course will explain the concept and would suit those considering becoming a DBT therapist or those referring clients or employees to a DBT service.
Advanced Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Workshop
Note: Participants are required to provide evidence of having completed an introductory course in DBT in order to join this workshop. DBT consists of a series of skills and techniques for working with personality disorders and other areas. This Advanced DBT course focuses on how to teach clients group skills, how to develop further on these skills in one to one sessions and how to help clients with any form of self-destructive behaviour.
Remote Learning: An Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
The purpose of this training session in ASD is to enable team members to increase their own understanding of ASD and their awareness of ASD particular to their client cohort, and to enhance their skills in working with the client who is experiencing an ASD and co-occurring/associated difficulties.