Remote Learning Workshops that are delivered live by our trainers over Zoom. Courses are interactive, with live discussions, question & answer sessions and skills practice.
Note: Attendees will be expected to have their cameras on during the training. This helps generate engagement and interaction with their trainer and other participants.
New courses will come on-stream as they are developed. Check back soon.
"The training was very well put together. I really enjoyed it and feel what I have learned will impact my practice. Sean is a wealth of knowledge and experience and it was an honour to be a part of the training."
Kim Haugh, Bridge to Work Coordinator, Ruhama, May 2021
“I can’t thank you enough. Not only for the learning, but also for creating an environment which felt truly supportive and collaborative, regardless of anyone’s prior learning or experience."
Anne Morgan, June 2020
Remote Learning: Trauma Informed Practice workshop
30 and 31 March 2023
The purpose of this remote training is to start 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.
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
20 and 21 April 2023
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.
Remote Learning: Understanding Narcissism - theory and practice
17 May 2023
This workshop with Dr. Kevin Fehin will focus on providing participants with an understanding of narcissism, both traits and personality disorder.
Remote Learning: Transgender Awareness Workshop
31 May 2023
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.
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy
22 and 23 June 2023
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.
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
20 September 2023
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.
Remote Learning: 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: Hidden Shame workshop
This online training will be presented by Dr. Kevin Fehin, Senior Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist. Kevin will examines the area of shame and how it is often overlooked in the therapeutic process both within clients and therapists alike.
Remote Learning: 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 to engage with these individual differences.
Remote Learning: Complex Trauma Workshop
This workshop will explore how developmental trauma may manifest in adult presentations, particularly physical, sexual and/or emotional trauma. Trauma will be defined via an understanding of how certain events have specific long term impact upon the body. The training will also highlight the long term impact of attachment trauma and provide appropriate interventions to engage with complex trauma.
Remote Learning: Working with Guilt
This workshop will focus on the emotion of guilt and how childhood attachment can often create a guilt complex. Interpersonal Symptoms of guilt such as submissiveness, obsessiveness, feelings of inferiority and constant states of doubt will be explored together with the self image of the person struggling with guilt.
Remote Learning: Key Working, Care Planning & Case Management
This remote learning workshop will provide a practical application of relevant theory in relation to key working, care planning and case management.
Remote Learning: An Overview of 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 live online by subject expert Dr. Marie Oppeboen, Psychiatrist, using Zoom, this workshop sets out to deliver a clear overview of Dual Diagnosis/Disorders and its implications for treatment and practice.
Remote Learning: Grief, Loss and adjustment - theory and therapeutic interventions
Participants are introduced to the psychological dynamics involved in loss and adjustment experienced by children and adults and how best to intervene and develop therapeutic relationships that best maximise successful outcomes.
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
This one day online workshop delivered by Dr. Kevin Fehin aims to provide an introduction to the ideas and concepts involved in psychodynamic psychotherapy including transference and countertransference. It will explore attitudes, values and beliefs about human nature from a psychodynamic perspective and provide an understanding of psychopathology and presenting symptoms from this viewpoint.
Remote Learning: Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace
This workshop presents an overview of common mental health problems and it will enable participants to discuss and reflect on the common misconceptions regarding mental health difficulties. It aims to promote positive mental health and self-care in the workplace which has benefits for all.
Remote Learning: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in the Workplace
Under the Health, Safety and Welfare at work Act 2005 stress is highlighted as a hazard (HAS, 2005). Therefore stress must be assessed and managed like any other physical hazard that occurs in the workplace. This workshop will explore what we mean by the term ‘stress’, how it manifests in our personal lives and at work and how mindfulness can support us in responding to it. The programme promotes self-awareness, personal development and general wellbeing.
Remote Learning: An Overview of Relapse Prevention
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.
Remote Learning: Key Working Online - Practical and Psychological Perspectives
Covid 19 has created many challenges for how Key Workers normally carried out their practice. This online training module aims to support Key Workers to develop insight, capacity and expertise to deliver their practice online while maintaining their core skills and practices.