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.

Provided by Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Description This session will outline the ways in which LTHT receives feedback from our patients, will and will provide examples of feedback we have received and actions LTHT has taken in response to that feedback. 
Venue Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust
Meeting Room 015 - Level 7, Bexley Wing, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust Leeds LS9 7TF
Learning outcomes By the end of the session participants will understand: • The different ways in which LTHT receives feedback from our patients • Some of the themes which have come out of feedback into LTHT in the past year and the actions we have taken in response • The importance of providing feedback in ensuring that our patients’ voice is heard
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 Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE
Provided by Behind Closed Doors
Description Behind Closed Doors has supported victims of domestic violence and abuse since 1997.   This CPD Certified one-day course provides training on working with adult victims of domestic violence and abuse (dv&a), integrating practical resources and interventions into the therapeutic recovery process. 

Taking an interactive, workshop approach, training will recognise dv&a as trauma and offer participants an opportunity to explore how they can apply recommended interventions within their own theoretical approach.

Delivered by practitioners and qualified Counsellors experienced in working in specialist dv&a organisations, this workshop will provide insight into the particular dynamics of dv&a and how to work with them as well as considering practical aspects of supporting victims to become survivors. 

Previous feedback includes:-
“Should be compulsory training throughout our therapeutic service. Visual exercises & tools very useful.”
"Excellent balance of encouraging participation and 'chalk and talk' . Facilitator passion shone through."

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House Lupton Street Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Workshop contents include:- • What Is Domestic Violence and Abuse? The Reality • Understanding the toolbox of Psychological Abuse • Recognising the Impact of Domestic Violence and Abuse • Identifying the Stages of Abuse and Cycles within it • The role played by Traumatic Attachment in Leaving • The Process of Change and Crucial Conversations • Working with Power & Control in Therapy • Stages of Healing and Recovery • Considering Safety, Risk and Legal options • Accessing support resources
Suitable for This course is suitable for Counsellors and therapeutic practitioners who, in the course of their work, support people who are, or have, experienced domestic violence and abuse.
How to book Email; info@behind-closed-doors.org.uk for a booking form and/or further details. For additional information, call Jane on 0113 222 4562. For enquiries regarding bespoke or in-house training options, please email training@behind-closed-doors.org.uk or call Jane on 0113 222 4562
Cost Private/Commercial sector £100 ppStatutory sector £ 85 ppVoluntary/Third sector £ 75 pp

Effective Supervision For Managers

21 November at 9:30am to 1:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This training programme will introduce one theory of delivering effective supervision to your team and will identify good practice approaches.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Improve approaches to support and supervision Develop a template for supervision processes Design supervision that meets the needs of your organisation and your team
Suitable for This training will benefit managers and team leaders who provide support and supervision to their employees and who would like to strengthen their approaches.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description

Aim:

  • Increase participants knowledge, skills and confidence to identify those drinking above lower risk levels and the associated risks to health.
  • To explore the impact of alcohol and overlapping issues of domestic abuse and alcohol.
  • How to make referrals to appropriate services.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes Objectives: • To provide practitioners with up to date information in regards to alcohol use, including government guidance and recommendations. • For participants to revise their knowledge about the effects of alcohol. • To explore ‘what is domestic abuse’? • To examine the impact of alcohol on family relationships and links with domestic violence • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people whose alcohol use is assessed at high risk. • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people experiencing domestic abuse.
Suitable for Those working with adults
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
Cost Free
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description

Aim:

  • Increase participants knowledge, skills and confidence to identify those drinking above lower risk levels and the associated risks to health.
  • To explore the impact of alcohol and overlapping issues of domestic abuse and alcohol.
  • How to make referrals to appropriate services.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes Objectives: • To provide practitioners with up to date information in regards to alcohol use, including government guidance and recommendations. • For participants to revise their knowledge about the effects of alcohol. • To explore ‘what is domestic abuse’? • To examine the impact of alcohol on family relationships and links with domestic violence • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people whose alcohol use is assessed at high risk. • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people experiencing domestic abuse.
Suitable for Those working with adults & young people
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
Cost Free
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description

Aim:

  • Increase participants knowledge, skills and confidence to identify those drinking above lower risk levels and the associated risks to health.
  • To explore the impact of alcohol and overlapping issues of domestic abuse and alcohol.
  • How to make referrals to appropriate services.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes Objectives: • To provide practitioners with up to date information in regards to alcohol use, including government guidance and recommendations. • For participants to revise their knowledge about the effects of alcohol. • To explore ‘what is domestic abuse’? • To examine the impact of alcohol on family relationships and links with domestic violence • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people whose alcohol use is assessed at high risk. • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people experiencing domestic abuse.
Suitable for Those working with adults & young people
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
Cost Free
Provided by Community Links
Description This course aims to teach 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.
Venue LS14 Trust, Seacroft
LS14 Trust, Seacroft
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 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. It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book Contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost FREE for anyone working or living in the following postcodes:LS8, LS9,LS10, LS11, LS12, LS14 & LS15.

Social Media For Fundraising

27 November at 9:30am to 4:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course walks you through the best approach in setting up a successful fundraising social media campaign.  The first part of the day will focus on how to develop an effective strategy to build your fundraising from key social networks. The second part of the day will focus on the social media tools themselves with a particular emphasis on Facebook, looking at how to make your organisation’s profile and activity more appropriate for raising funds.  We ask all participants to have a basic working knowledge of Facebook.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes How to reach potential supporters online How to activate supporters and make donating easy Stewardship via Social Media Knowledge of fundraising tool on Facebook Knowledge of other social media networks & understanding of what accounts you may need
Suitable for Any organisation who wants to fundraise via Social Media.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £60 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £75

COSHH & RIDDOR

27 November at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course aims to provide a more in depth understanding of COSHH & RIDDOR.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes To explain the legislation requirements in relation to COSHH and how to identify and protect yourself from potentially hazardous substances To explain RIDDOR , how it is relevant in the workplace and the legislation requirements for reporting to the HSE
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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Risk Assessment

27 November at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course explores the values and importance of Risk Assessing and will include a range of tools that will support workers when assessing risk.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Give an understanding of the importance of risk assessment and current applicable legislation. Promote awareness and understanding of what constitutes a hazard. Promote understanding of the 5 steps of carrying out a risk assessment. Give an understanding of different control measures and how these might be implemented. Understand the importance of risk assessments and current applicable legislation. Understand what constitutes a hazard.
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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Volunteers and The Law

28 November at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
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 Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

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.

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

Motivating and Retaining Volunteers

28 November at 1:15pm to 4:15pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
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 Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by PATH Yorkshire
Description
How to fill your sessions ... and keep your clients coming back! (For Third Sector Organisations)
Have you ever held an event or training session for your clients, only to have a handful of people show up? Or, you set up a course, get a good turn-out at first, and then get attendance tailing off?
When we have budgets that need to be spent wisely and targets to meet, this can be a very frustrating problem – let alone for those clients who do show up to find sessions are cancelled !

PATH Yorkshire are hosting a half-day solution-focussed workshop designed to help us:

  • Share our concerns about this common problem

  • Identify good practice

  • Find out what works …and do more of it!

And…experience a Solution-Focussed Approach with Andrew Gibson, a highly experienced business coach and facilitator.By the end of the workshop, you will leave with a range of ideas for how to get and keep clients …and have a better understanding of how a Solution-Focussed Approach could help your work with your clients.
WHEN: 12.00-3.30pm (FREE Lunch at 12.00pm) - WEDNESDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2017
WHERE: The Vinery Centre, 20 Vinery Terrace, Cross Green, Leeds LS9 9LU  
        
Venue The Vinery Centre
The Vinery Centre, 20 Vinery Terrace, Leeds LS9 9LU
Learning outcomes •Share your concerns about not retaining attendance at courses/events •Identify good practice •Find out what works …and do more of it!
Suitable for Third sector training/course providers
How to book To book your place, please call PATH Yorkshire on 0113 2624600 or register your interest on Eventbrite.
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Cost FREE

DIY Accounts in Excel

30 November at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description This 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you 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 help you to: Be shown the structure of the linked spreadsheet. Set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet. 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

Handling Conflict

1 December at 6:00pm to Sunday 3 December at 4:00pm
Provided by Alternatives to Violence Project
Description Alternatives to Violence workshops are for anyone who wants to learn how to deal with conflict and build better relationships. The workshop will help you feel better equipped to handle conflicts that you come across in your life and your work.
Venue Leslie Silver Building
Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 3ED
Learning outcomes You will have a chance to: * practice communication techniques * understand the root causes of conflict, and * learn conflict resolution skills like de-escalation and negotiation
Suitable for All are welcome and is particularly aimed at people with experience of: *mental health difficulties *domestic abuse * the criminal justice system *people in recovery Or professionals and volunteers who work with these groups.
How to book Please email yorkshireadmin@avpbritain.org.uk for a booking form
Cost AVP workshop fees are calculated on an income based sliding scale starting from £15 for people receiving benefits. The actual cost is £110 per person for the weekend, including refreshments and lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description Aim:To build participants confidence and skills in delivering alcohol brief interventions.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes Objectives: • To provide practitioners with up to date information in regards to adults alcohol use, including government guidance and recommendations. • For participants to revise their knowledge about the effects of alcohol on adults. • To provide tools for practitioners to use to help assess adults appropriately for alcohol use and to be able to identify the level of risk associated with their use. • To provide resources and techniques to build confidence across the Leeds workforce in delivering early interventions and brief advice to adults around their alcohol use. • To provide the opportunity for skill based practice around delivering brief advice interventions • To increase awareness of the types of support that adults can access in Leeds for those people whose alcohol use is assessed at high risk.
Suitable for Those working with adults
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
Cost Free

STRESS MANAGEMENT

6 December at 9:30am to 4:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Stress is frequently seen as a fact of modern life, affecting personal and professional productivity and wellbeing.  The voluntary sector is no exception in the current political and economic climate, with 79% of staff saying stress is a fact of life in their work.   
Frequent, unpaid working hours, coupled with a lack of job security can result in high staff turnover, lack of productivity and in some cases, mental health and wellbeing problems.
We offer a practical and interactive course to identify and overcome the causes and effects of stress.
Our training will allow you to develop coaching-based approaches that can be used both in the workplace and personally, allowing you to enhance your own wellbeing and that of your staff and volunteers, to build a more positive and productive team.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the effects of the physiological and psychological causes of stress and how to manage these. Set out personal strategies to be proactive in dealing with your own stress and to support others. Identify the importance of personal values to gain greater self-awareness and build resilience. Utilise practical coaching techniques to maximise personal and professional control. Understand the impact of ‘rules’ and how to manage the effect of these both personally and at work. Develop practical approaches and strategies to support yourself, staff teams and volunteers
Suitable for Any managers or supervisors who wish to manage their own stress and support staff teams and volunteers to build personal resilience.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £60 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £75

Mental Health Anti-Stigma

6 December at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust
Description This session will explore the topic in a discussion based format, utilising your own experience and that of the facilitators.
Venue Technorth
9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes By the end of the session participants will understand: •Understanding of stigma and discrimination. •How to identify stigma and discrimination •How do you challenge someone’s perception on mental health •Look at your own beliefs around stigma and discrimination, self-stigmatisation.
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. It is for anyone who would like to learn more about mental health and what they can do to better support the mental health community.
How to book Spaces are limited for the training. We ask that all attendees or those interested in attending to book onto the training by contacting the CCG via Anna Walters at adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE

Food Hygiene Awareness

7 December at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course will provide all staff with the recommended 3 year refresher in Food Hygiene.

Please note there is an extra £12 charge for an Accredited Certificate on top of the standard course fee.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the legal requirements and relevant documentation Learn about contamination of food and how to control it Gain knowledge of bacteriology, cross contamination and personal hygiene Learn about cleaning and disinfection Personal hygiene Causes 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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description
  This session will help charity trustees to fully understand what they need to know and what they need to do. Charity trustees are the people who share ultimate responsibility for governing a charity and directing how it is managed and run. They may be called: trustees, the board, the management committee, governors, directors or something else but they all have specific duties and responsibilities.
Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
34 Lupton Street Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Role and Responsibilities of Trustees Overview of charitable status and what this means for trustees Legal Duties of Trustees Understanding collective responsibility and conflict of interest Good practice and working effectively Where to go for more help and advice
Suitable for Suitable for: trustees (or anyone responsible for managing and running a charity) of charitable organisations including registered charities and CIO’s.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Risk Assessment

7 December at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course explores the values and importance of Risk Assessing and will include a range of tools that will support workers when assessing risk.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Give an understanding of the importance of risk assessment and current applicable legislation. Promote awareness and understanding of what constitutes a hazard. Promote understanding of the 5 steps of carrying out a risk assessment. Give an understanding of different control measures and how these might be implemented. Understand the importance of risk assessments and current applicable legislation. Understand what constitutes a hazard.
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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Community Links
Description To teach 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.
Venue St Matthews Community Centre LS12
St Matthews Community Centre LS12
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 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. It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book Please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost FREE for people who live or work in the following postcodes:LS8, LS9,LS10, LS11, LS12, LS14 & LS15. First come, first served basis.
Provided by Community Links
Description This course aims to teach delegates how to assess and manage risk using FACE. 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
CL Training Centre 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 Please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost Special offer £50 per delegate
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

The course will explain our Volunteering Toolkit - how to create and develop a volunteering programme, including managing the volunteers you currently have.

You will explore this area of work using our Volunteering Toolkit, which is a step by step guide on how to do this.

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Identify the processes needed for starting a new volunteering programme. Develop your small volunteering programme and ways you can expand this. Work through our Volunteering Toolkit - a free step by step guide on improving or implementing a volunteer management programme. Learn how to recruit and retain volunteers for your organisation.
Suitable for This course is aimed at those who are considering starting a volunteering programme and implementing this into their organisation.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
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
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the criteria when considering applying to Awards for All Be more confident when completing the paperwork
Suitable for Any voluntary or community sector organisation looking for funding.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Self-harm workshop

13 December at 10:00am to 3:30pm
Provided by Battle Scars
Description This workshop is suitable for professionals working with people who self-harm (e.g. mental health staff, pastoral care staff, support workers, youth workers, GPs, police officers etc.) as well as parents/carers of people of all ages who self-harm.  
What is covered:
·         Who self harms?
·         Why?
·         Triggers and urges
·         The benefits of knowing what the triggers are
·         Positive & negative effects of self harm
·         The sufferer's challenges when reaching for help 
·         Management of self harm and how to help
·         Do's and don’ts 
·         Suggestions on how to interact with those who self harm and how to talk to parents of children who self harm

Battle Scars is a survivor led organisation and all training is delivered by survivors. 

1-day workshop or the compact 2.5 hour training is available for in house delivery to organisations in or out of Leeds. Minimum number is 10. Price on application. Please use the enquiry form on our website http://www.battle-scars-self-harm.org.uk/in-house-training-enquiry.html
Venue Stocks Hill Hub
Chapel Lane Armley Leeds LS12 2DJ
Learning outcomes The aim of the workshop is to increase understanding and equip the delegates with the tools and confidence they need when dealing with people who self-harm.
Suitable for Professionals dealing with people who self-harm of all ages and parents/carers of people who self-harm.
How to book Please fill in the booking form on our website http://www.battle-scars-self-harm.org.uk/training-booking-form.html
Cost £60 per delegate£50 per delegate from a voluntary sector organisationExtra 10% off for 5 or more delegates (booked at the same time on one workshop

Safeguarding of Adults Level 1

13 December at 1:00pm to 4:15pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
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
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert Establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support Look at personal values and beliefs that underpin the safeguarding of adults at risk
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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Behind Closed Doors
Description Do You ……
  • support people who have experienced domestic violence and abuse?
  • want to understand more about their experience and feel more confident about supporting them to recover? 
  • want access to the resources we use in our successful Prevention and Recovery Service (PARS) and guidance on when and how to use them?

If YES to the above, then join our  Workshop Training day

This CPD© Certified course is delivered by BCD’s own experienced practitioners.

Venue Voluntary-Action Leeds
Stringer House, Lupton Street Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes AGENDA (in brief) • The Reality of DV&A • Unpicking the Impact • Collaborate, not Collude • Critical Conversations • 4 R’s - Recognise, Reconstruct, Reconnect, Recover • 4 R’s Resources • Healthy Relationships
Suitable for This training will include a refresher on What is Domestic Violence & Abuse but it is recommended that attendees already have received basic training or have experience of supporting adult victims. The training is designed for support workers and volunteers across a broad range of voluntary, statutory and private settings working with social and health care issues where dv&a is a presenting issue. It is also suitable for professionals in the private sector supporting employees and colleagues experiencing dv&a.
How to book FOR MORE DETAILS (and a training booking form) Email:- info@behind-closed-doors.org.uk or Telephone:- 0113 391 1917
Cost COST:- Voluntary agencies £75 p/pStatutory/Private sector £85 p/p

DIY Accounts in Excel

18 December 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 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 help you to: Be shown the structure of the linked spreadsheet. Set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet. 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