All Training courses

Training of relevance to third sector organisations in Leeds from various providers. Note the quality of training is the responsibility of the providers. Providers can upload relevant courses via their Doing Good Leeds account.

DIY Accounts in Excel

22 October at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description

This 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you the confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. Laptops and materials are provided.

Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact the course organiser for booking details.

Venue WYCAS
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes This course will show you the structure of the linked spreadsheet, help you set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Show you how to reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet, and review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year.
Suitable for Anyone looking to set up a book keeping system. A basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.
How to book Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0

Effective Supervision For Managers

23 October at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

This training will introduce the theory of delivering effective supervision to your team and will identify good practice approaches. It will explore different tools that can be utilised by organisations to deliver effective supervision of staff.  The training will also look at conflict in the workplace and the role that supervisors can play in reducing work place conflict.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Why do organisations provide supervision? What is meant by supervision? How to improve approaches to support and supervision. Developing a template for supervision processes. Designing supervision that meets the needs of your organisation and your team. Top tips for new managers and supervisors.
Suitable for This course is aimed at managers and supervisors that have responsibility for supervising paid staff. It is also suitable for people thinking of becoming responsible for supervising staff.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Bradford Community Action £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber or Bradford Community Action £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This half day training is for people who may have the ability to identify levels of vulnerability of children and young people, either directly, through work with their families / carers or through the setting in which they work. This is seen as a minimum requirement for all people working within settings which work with or have regular contact with children and young people. It is recommended that people undertake Refresher Training every 3 years.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Gain knowledge of child abuse and neglect including signs and indicators. Learn about the impact of abuse on child development. Understand interagency working to identify, assess and meet the needs of children where there are safeguarding concerns. Learn what to do in response to concerns. Look at this area in depth using local learning from serious case reviews.
Suitable for This is seen as a minimum requirement for all people working within settings which work with or have regular contact with children and young people. It is recommended that people undertake Refresher Training every 3 years.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Commmunity Links
Description The Emergency First Aid at Work course (EFAW) is ideal for all businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace. The certificate is valid for 3 years. To renew you need to attend another EFAW 6 hour course.
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes • Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider • Know how to assess an incident • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking • Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding • Manage a casualty who is in shock • Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to increase confidence and skills in screening and identification of substance use.<br>
Venue Public Health Resource Centre - Technorth
9 Harrogate Road Chapel Allerton Leeds LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • To look at different types of drug use, from experimental use through to dependent use. • To look at different categories of drugs in terms of stimulants, depressants and hallucinogens – and their short term and long term effects on physical and mental health. • To look at screening questions for adults and young people around drug use. • Skill based practice. • To explore the framework of behaviour change to understand the process by which people can be supported to change their behaviour. • To increase awareness of the types of support that adults/young people and their families can access in Leeds.
Suitable for Any suitable professional that works with people using drugs or experiencing any level of dependence.
How to book To book a place on any of the training courses detailed above please contact: prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk Please state which training session and date in your email. THANKS. Forward Leeds Training.
Cost FREE
Provided by Community Links
Description This course teaches participants the skills needed to make a safeguarding referral, taking into consideration consent and capacity of the alleged adult at risk. It looks at the potential signs and signals of abuse and fulfilling your duty to pass on any disclosures or allegations. It covers how to address any immediate safety or protection needs of the alleged adult at risk including the recording of the incident in your workplace, and the procedures to follow when making a safeguarding referral.
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to:  Respond to safeguarding alerts and refer appropriately  Understand the personal values and beliefs that underpin the safeguarding of adults at risk  Understand best practice in offering support  Understand procedures when reporting abuse and following an alert
Suitable for This one day course is aimed at all staff with a supervisory or management role who will have the responsibility for dealing with concerns and referring appropriately.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £50 per delegate

Volunteers and The Law

25 October at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

What the law says about volunteering is fundamental knowledge for volunteer coordinators, senior managers and decision-makers. Clarify when the law says a volunteer becomes an employee, and what volunteers can and can’t do when claiming benefits. Insurance, Data Protection, DBS and Safeguarding, working with immigrants and asylum seekers are all covered in this session.

Venue Community Action Bradford & District
Manningham Mills Community Centre, Lilycroft Rd, Bradford, BD9 5BD.
Learning outcomes Avoid stepping too close to boundaries between volunteering and employment. Give good advice to volunteers about any conflicts when claiming benefits. Design procedures to make sure your organisation stays within the law and embeds good practice in your volunteer programme.
Suitable for Volunteer coordinators and others who need to ensure the organisation complies with legal duty.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Community Links
Description This course gives participants the opportunity to explore issues around compulsive hoarding. Increasingly an issue for housing and mental health workers, Compulsive Hoarding Disorder (CHD) is now recognised in DSM V, offering increased recognition of this issue. CHD is often misunderstood and can be responded to unhelpfully, increasing risk and distress.  This half-day introductory course explores causes, recognition and assessment and helps participants work more effectively with this condition.
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Understand causes of CHD • Use practical assessment tools • Have useful tips for working with people with CHD
Suitable for Suitable for anyone who wishes to learn more about this subject.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £50 per delegate
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

Recruiting volunteers is the single most expensive activity any volunteer programme undertakes, so holding onto the ones you have, and developing their contribution to the organisation, is a much more attractive option. Review the principles of motivation, and consider ideas to make volunteers’ contributions even more valuable to your organisation.

 

Venue Community Action Bradford & District
Manningham Mills Community Centre, Lilycroft Rd, Bradford, BD9 5BD.
Learning outcomes Retain more volunteers by knowing the turnoffs to avoid. Take away ideas to improve relationships with existing volunteers. Recognise the signs of de-motivation and respond to it.
Suitable for Volunteer coordinators and other involved in working with volunteers.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Community Links
Description This course teaches how to assess and manage risk using FACE. This one-day course is for those who use or wish to use FACE risk profiles as part of their overall risk assessment and management practice. The course looks at the concept of risk, what it is, why we may assess risk, who benefits (or not) from risk assessment and how we can complete a risk assessment.  Threats to effective risk assessment, ways in which services may pose a risk to their users and the limitations of risk assessment will also be considered.
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Discuss what is meant by risk and therapeutic risk-taking • Identify the purpose and limits of risk assessment • Specify the links between risk assessment and care and relapse planning • Complete a FACE risk assessment for a client
Suitable for This one-day course is for those who use or wish to use FACE risk profiles as part of their overall risk assessment and management practice.
How to book To book your spaces please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99
Provided by Sheila McKechnie Foundation
Description

The Introduction to Social Change and Campaigning workshops are designed for those interested in social change and change making. It is for people new to campaigns or who have found themselves campaigning by accident and who want to know more.

Venue Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre
Bennett Road Leeds LS6 3HN
Learning outcomes Understand more about how change happens Know more about what they and their organisation can do to bring about social change Better understand the process of campaigning Be able to design an effective campaign Know more about effective campaign strategy Understand power and how to influence others Know how to define key messages Have the skills to breakdown audiences and know how to communicate with them, including digital campaigning and working with the media know more about local and national government systems Meet other campaigners, develop their professional network and receive peer support.
Suitable for Participants will already be involved at a basic level of campaigning or are just about to get started – whether you are challenging local authority social care changes or protesting against climate – if you want practical information about the next steps, then this workshop is for you.
How to book To book your space at the training, visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-social-change-and-campaigning-leeds-tickets-44985144779
Cost While we want to ensure that we can continue to provide sustainable support to grassroots campaigners for free, we ask those individuals and organisations who can afford it to pay a fee (although this is still heavily subsidised). The fees are as follows: The following fees apply to staff AND volunteers:Large organisations (charities with a turnover of more than £5m; Local Authorities and private sector): £120 for half-day workshops / £260 for full day workshopsMedium organisations (turnover between £500k – £5m): £80 for half-day workshops / £200 for full day workshopsSmall organisations (turnover between £100k – £500k): £40 for half-day workshops / £130 for full day workshopsVery small organisations (turnover less than £100k): £20 for half-day workshops / £60 for full day workshopsIndividuals (this ticket type is for individuals who are NOT affiliated to an organisation or campaign group): £10 for half-day workshops / £30 for full day workshopsIndividuals (unwaged/students/low income) and grassroots groups with NO funds: FREE (please note, we cannot cover travel or other costs you may incur in attending)

Social Venture School - Leeds

30 October at 9:30am to Wednesday 31 October at 4:00pm
Provided by Participate Projects
Description Social Venture School Leeds is a 2 day workshop on how to set up your own social venture.  
 
What will you get out of it?
2 days to think about and plan how to....
• develop an idea
• chose the right legal structure
• communicate it well
• finance it
• sustain it
• find funding and successfully apply
• manage money well

What’s the commitment?
2 days of your time, with follow up meetings if you want more support. We understand that 2 days is a big commitment, so we make sure the time is packed with information, advice, opportunities to network and lots of interactive and small group work. 

Who is it delivered by?
The school will be delivered by Participate, a community regeneration charity that supports both new and existing individuals and organisations to develop and grow social ventures. Participate will bring in specialist speakers and partners to help deliver the Social Venture School. 
 
The Course is free to attend thanks to funding from Heart of Experian. 
 
Venue The Arch Cafe - Harrison Room
15 Mark Lane Leeds LS2 8JA
Learning outcomes The 2 days will give you the chance to think about the legal structure you want your idea to take, the ways you might be able to fund it, ideas for monitoring and a structure to produce a plan that you can share these thoughts with others to get support.
Suitable for This training is suitable for anyone with an idea for community benefit that they want to make sustainable. We work with people wanting to set up social enterprises, charities, communities groups and those not sure what they want to be they just want to make their idea work in the best way possible. It's open to all who are ready to move forwards with their idea. Please get in touch to talk about you idea to confirm your place.
How to book Please either email rachel@participateprojects.org.uk or phone 01274 288010 for more information or book free at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-venture-school-leeds-tickets-49130100453
Cost Free

Management Skills for New Managers 2 day course

31 October at 10:00am to Wednesday 7 November at 4:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

Making the move into management can be a demanding and anxious time. This two day course introduces the main elements of the management role and the skills you need to draw on to be successful.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the feelings you face and have to deal with in being a new manager: for instance, not being 'friends' any more. Deal with the most common issues around difficult people and difficult situations. Implement formal procedures of supervision and appraisal. Use models for planning, organising, decision-making and communicating.
Suitable for This course provides new managers with a foundation of knowledge and skills.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Bradford Community Action £120 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber or Bradford Community Action £160

Safeguarding Adults Level 1

1 November at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

This course looks at the potential causes and indicators of abuse and fulfilling your duty to pass on any disclosures or allegations, the feedback you can expect after making an alert.  How to address any immediate safety or protection needs of the alleged adult at risk, the recording of the incident in your workplace.

Venue Community Action Bradford & District
Manningham Mills Community Centre, Lilycroft Rd, Bradford, BD9 5BD.
Learning outcomes Personal values and beliefs that underpin safeguarding adults. Know what to look out for. To establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support. To understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers who do not have a supervisory or management role but have a duty to pass on safeguarding concerns appropriately.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & Distrct £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Community Links Training
Description This course aims introduce participants to key ideas and skills for best practice in supporting people experiencing psychosis. It will provide useful information about best practice, as recommended by NICE and the British Psychological Society . The course will involve skills development and uses a number of learning activities.  
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will: • Understand different perspectives for understanding psychosis • Understanding the benefit of a psychosocial perspective on psychosis • Look at applying Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) skills to working with the experience of distressing psychosis
Suitable for This course is aimed at staff who are supporting people who experience psychosis that distresses them, or causes them problems in relationships with others.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate
Provided by Community Links
Description This course aims to give participants an overview of interventions that are useful in relieving the symptoms of anxiety and depression. The course provides an overview of both conditions and also teaches a variety of evidence-based tools and techniques which are designed to help alleviate distressing symptoms. It also explores ways in which individual and interpersonal behaviours can maintain these conditions. The course uses a variety of teaching methods, such as presentation, group work, experiential learning and self-assessment.
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Describe the physiological and psychological processes of anxiety and depression • Recognise patterns of behaviour associated with anxiety and depression • Identify interventions to alleviate the symptoms of anxiety and depression
Suitable for This one day course is suitable for those working with clients who experience the symptoms associated with anxiety and / or depression.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate

Food Hygiene Level 1

5 November at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

This is a half day session that will aim to provide a more in-depth understanding of Food Hygiene. The certificate is valid for 3 years and is a Level 1 Food Hygiene course for people not working directly with food.

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL £12 CHARGE FOR THE ACCREDITED CERTIFICATE.

Please note this course is also available in Leeds on 4th February 2019.

 

Venue Community Action Bradford & District
Manningham Mills Community Centre, Lilycroft Rd, Bradford, BD9 5BD.
Learning outcomes Understand different methods of food contamination. Understand main methods of food storage and preservation. To list causes, signs and symptoms of food poisoning.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & Distrct £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This session is designed to give you a brief introduction to how your organisation plans to keep children and vulnerable adults safe and to get you thinking about the things that you need to do.

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO LEEDS BASED GROUPS AND ORGANISATIONS.  THIS COURSE WOULD NORMALLY BE CHARGED AT £60  BUT AS  LEEDS CITY COUNCIL ARE FUNDING THIS COURSE WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER THIS COURSE FOR FREE.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes People that want a basic understanding of safeguarding in organisations. People in leadership positions of small third sector organisations that need to develop safeguarding policies. Explore why safeguarding is important for all organisations. Find out about the key information you need to include in a safeguarding policy. Begin to think about the content of your safeguarding policy.
Suitable for Individuals in organisations or small groups who just need a basic safeguarding awareness.
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Cost FREE
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course runs until 3pm but the last hour is for any queries or questions you may need answering.

Leeds City Council, NHS CCGs and other public sector bodies are keen to contract with third sector organisations to provide services through the commissioning process which involves the assessment of a community’s needs and buying in organisations to provide services to meet these needs.  This session run by WYCAS is a follow up session to Commissioning – Bidding for Contracts delivered by VAL which supports third sector groups to complete tenders.  

It will focus on producing a budget for your project/service and help you to complete the financial requirements of a tender and demonstrate your financial capacity and controls.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS FREE TO LEEDS BASED ORGANISATIONS

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Pricing up a service. Working out direct costs, overheads and costs per beneficiary/service. Completing Service Cost Analysis Forms and Pricing Schedules. Demonstrating financial capacity and controls.
Suitable for Suitable for any voluntary or community sector organisation planning, or in the process of bidding for a contract from a public sector provider, and for staff who are new to bidding for contracts.
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Cost FREE To Leeds Based Organisations

Unconscious Bias

6 November at 10:00am to 12:30pm
Provided by Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Description Unconscious bias refers to the stereotypes and perceptions we all hold about each other.  Sometimes these serve a useful purpose, but often they do not. We will look at our own conscious stereotypes and understand how they might impact our roles as Patient Champions.
Venue St. James Hospital
Meeting Room 099, Gledhow Wing, St. James Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF
Learning outcomes By the end of the session, participants will be able to: • Identify their conscious bias and stereotypes, and where they might come from • Understand how bias works and when it is helpful and when it is not • Develop ways to mitigate against unconscious bias in the workplace, where it has become problematic.
Suitable for Anyone who is interested (patient/volunteer/member of staff) in making a difference to local healthcare services or finding out more about how services work.
How to book Contact Anna Walters at: Tel: 0113 843 5470 Email: anna.walters@nhs.net
Cost FREE
Provided by Community Links
Description

This course enables participants to become more psychologically informed about the impact of experiencing trauma. The majority of people accessing mental health, substance abuse, homeless and criminal justice services have trauma histories. Despite this high prevalence the role of trauma is often unaddressed by both services and practitioners. Emerging evidence from the field of trauma research is leading to a new understanding of the psychological and neurobiological impacts of trauma and highlighting new possibilities for recovery.  

It may be of particular interest to practitioners working with people with experiences of trauma or diagnosed / experiencing symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD, psychosis and personality disorders. Furthermore, it complements the ‘Understanding personality and personality disorders’ training currently delivered by Community Links. The course uses a number of learning activities (for example presentation, group work and reflection) to help participants develop their understanding.

Venue CL Training
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to: • An understanding of different types of trauma • An overview of diagnosis related to experiencing trauma • Been introduced to psychological models used to explain trauma • An overview of the principles of best practice • Have reflected on their own practice
Suitable for This course is aimed at anyone interested in developing their understanding of trauma and the impact it can have on peoples psychological and physical health. It will explore how experiences of trauma in both childhood and adulthood can affect people psychological, physically, behaviourally and emotionally.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of this course is to increase confidence, skills and Knowledge in aspects of New Psychoactive Substances.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre - Technorth
9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • History of New Psychoactive Substances • The Science- How NPS work on the brain- Synthetic Cannabinoids. • View of the experts.- Global Drug Survey and TIC TAC • Pills and Powders- Other types of NPS. • Most popular and Prolific – Nitrous Oxide • The New Psychoactive Substances Act • Harm Reduction Messages • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds.
Suitable for Any suitable professional that works with people using NPS or would like to expand their knowledge on them.
How to book To book a place on any of the training courses detailed above please contact : prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk. Please state which training session and date in your email. Thanks, Forward Leeds Training.
Cost FREE
Provided by Community Links
Description This course enables participants to understand Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and apply basic CBT skills in their practice. It will provide useful information about CBT, key principles and practices with problematic moods like depression and anxiety. The course uses a number of learning activities (for example presentation, group work and individual reflection etc.) and will involve skills development exercises.
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will: • Understand and be able to explain CBT to others using the 5 component model • Understand how CBT explains problematic mood states • Have practiced basic CBT skills including agenda setting and problem lists • Reflected on how learning can transfer into their practice
Suitable for This course is aimed at any staff who wish to develop their understanding of CBT or who wish to consolidate their current knowledge.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate
Provided by SafeLives
Description Join SafeLives at their upcoming national practice development day: Safe Young Lives.

Devastatingly, we know that at the time they start school at least one child in every classroom will have been living with domestic abuse since they were born. The know nothing else. Yet only 40% of these children will be known to any agency or service. Growing up in a household of fear and intimidation can have a huge impact on these children's lives, wellbeing and futures. 

On November 8th we'll be bringing together professionals and experts from across the UK to explore what we can do to improve the response to make all children and young people safe, sooner.

We're pleased to announce our exciting line up of speakers including:
  • Suzanne Jacob, OBE, Chief Executive of SafeLives
  • David Challen, campaigner fighting for the appeal and release of his mother, Sally Challen
  • Helen Bonnick, social worker and expert on adolescent to parent abuse. Author of the blog 'Holes in the Wall'
  • Chris Mullane, Grants Development Manager at Buttle Trust, offering up to £2,000 grants for children and young people suffering from the emotional harm caused by domestic abuse
  • SafeLives Pioneers (experts by lived experience)
  • Representation from Public Health Wales on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to be confirmed.
Venue Shine
Harehills Road Leeds LS8 5HS
Learning outcomes Join us to explore how we can improve the response for victims, children and whole families experiencing domestic abuse. The day will feature SafeLives' newest learning innovation: a national security inspired exercise that focuses on a scenario where a young person is at risk. You'll move through the challenges and limitations that frontline professionals face every day and explore new solutions to make the young person safe. The day will also be an opportunity to hear about SafeLives' new strategy and our whole picture approach to domestic abuse.
Suitable for If you work in a domestic abuse service, mental health, education, children's social care, substance misuse, health or any profession where you are supporting children and young people impacted by domestic abuse, we'd love to have you there. The response to children and young people can't be solved by one agency alone. We need to find new ways to pool our knowledge and experience to help each other. Together we will end domestic abuse.
How to book To find out more and secure your place, please visit our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/safe-young-lives-national-practice-development-day-tickets-49544466834 If you have any questions or queries, please email our Events Officer at beatrix.pitel@safelives.org.uk
Cost £145

Minute Taking Skills

8 November at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

Minute-takers are often only noticed when minutes are inaccurate or unclear, yet this vital role requires quick thinking, assertiveness and expertise. It can also be a source of considerable stress to the person who undertakes it.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the role of a minute taker. Know how to service a meeting. Consider different types and styles of minutes. Practise taking minutes. Gain confidence in your skills.
Suitable for Anyone who takes minutes – regardless of their position in the organisation.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Minute Taking Skills

8 November at 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

Minute-takers are often only noticed when minutes are inaccurate or unclear, yet this vital role requires quick thinking, assertiveness and expertise. It can also be a source of considerable stress to the person who undertakes it.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the role of a minute taker. Know how to service a meeting. Consider different types and styles of minutes. Practise taking minutes. Gain confidence in your skills.
Suitable for Anyone who takes minutes – regardless of their position in the organisation.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Community Links
Description The aim of this one-day course is to introduce participants to loss as an essential part of human experience and to practices that support people moving though their loss experiences. Loss is thought to be a universal human experience and so is going to be at least part of any helping contact. A theoretical and conceptual approach to loss underpins practice reflection and high levels of participants and skills practice.  
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will: • Understand what loss is, and how this relates to grief and bereavement • Understand problematic grief • Have practiced key skills for working with loss • Have reflected on experiences of loss and working with loss to support practice development
Suitable for This course is for health, social care, clinical, therapy and HR practitioners who may or do come across people experiencing loss.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate
Provided by MediaTrust
Description
  In a rapidly evolving digital world, there is increased need for charities to enhance their digital communications knowledge and implement a digital strategy which will help them to reach new supporters and deliver successful online campaigns. However, when resources and budgets are stretched, this can prove difficult for many charities. On 9 November, join Media Trust, with support from Google Digital Garage, along with a host of like-minded charities, community groups and experts for a unique masterclass dedicated to developing your digital marketing knowledge. The masterclass will cover a range of topics such as Social Media Strategy and Building a Digital Marketing Plan delivered by a team of Google mentors. You will also have an opportunity to discuss your specific digital communications challenges with, and receive advice from, media and communications experts.
Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Explore the trends in digital marketing and how to make it work for your organisation. Understand the importance of having a social media strategy. Learn how to measure your digital marketing activity. Understand how to reach new and existing online audiences. Develop your knowledge of Google Grants and AdWords.
Suitable for The masterclass is aimed at charity professionals who have communications as part of their job role, or for senior leaders and trustees who are interested in developing their organisation’s digital communications. Please note we can accommodate a maximum of two attendees per organisation in order to allow a wide number of charities to benefit from this training.
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Cost FREE
Provided by Community Links
Description This course teaches participants four basic steps to recognise if someone is having thoughts of suicide and how to connect them with resources that can help. Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help. Often these opportunities are missed, ignored or avoided - leaving people more alone and at greater risk. safeTALK training prepares you to help by using TALK (Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe) to recognise and talk to people with thoughts of suicide and to connect them with further help. This three- hour course is suitable for anyone who may come into contact with individuals at risk of suicide, either at work or in their personal life.
Venue Swarcliffe Community Centre
Leeds LS14
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Recognise those who may be at risk of suicide • Ask individuals clearly and openly about their thoughts of suicide • Connect individuals at risk to local sources of help
Suitable for It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book To book your spaces please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost FREE for people who live and work in LS8, LS9, LS10, LS11, LS12, LS14 & LS15
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course will support groups who want to apply to Awards for All for grants up to £10k. Please note you are welcome to bring your own semi completed funding bid into the session for support and guidance.

Venue The Old Fire Station
Gipton Approach, Gipton, LS9 6NL
Learning outcomes Understand the criteria when considering applying to Awards for All. Be more confident when completing the paperwork.
Suitable for Any voluntary sector group who will be thinking about registering as a charity in the near future, you will need to be near the income level of £5k per year.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60