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 Community Links
Description This course introduces 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 Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This is a free course for groups starting from scratch that are based in Leeds. This workshop will enable new groups, starting from scratch to draft a constitution and to understand the other tasks that they need to carry out in order to become a small established group and to be able to apply for small funding grants. ONLY AVAILABLE TO LEEDS BASED SMALL GROUPS AND 3RD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS IN LEEDS. Please note as this course is a free course if you book a place and are unable to attend for any reason (i.e. illness, or other circumstances) and cannot send another colleague in your place, please let us know as soon as possible. If you give us less than 14 days’ notice you will be charged a £10 non attendance fee.

Venue Reginald Centre
263 Chapeltown Road Chapeltown Leeds LS7 3EX
Learning outcomes Draw up a set of rules (this is called the constitution) and membership form. Open a bank account in the name of the group. Know where to go to get help with book keeping and accounts. Know where to go to get help to draw up a Safeguarding Policy. Know how to action plan. Learn about health checks.
Suitable for New groups, starting from scratch who wish to set up a small community group (unincorporated association). This workshop is not intended for people who want to incorporate as a community interest company or to register as a charity.
How to book
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Cost FREE

Unconscious Bias Training

20 June at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Recent findings from neuroscience has revealed that we all have “unconscious bias” hardwired into us Unconsciously, we tend to like people who look like us, think like us and come from backgrounds similar to ours. We don't deliberately choose our unconscious attitudes, we may not even be aware of them.

This introductory course invites individuals and organisations with a clear sense of moral purpose, to recognise, monitor, manage and reduce the potential adverse impact of our personal biases on our everyday practice.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds, LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes A raised awareness of how unconscious bias can affect our perceptions, decisions, and interactions. Understanding of the effect of projecting your values onto others. Learning to adapt your behaviour in ways that support a more productive working situation.
Suitable for Any individual who communicates with others. Particularly relevant for those in decision-making positions.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the 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 • Nitrous Oxide • Other types of NPS. • 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 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. This course is for health, social care, clinical, therapy and HR practitioners who may or do come across people experiencing loss. A theoretical and conceptual approach to loss underpins practice reflection and high levels of participants and skills practice.
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS12
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 suitable for anyone who wishes to learn more about this topic.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate

Basic Life Support Training

25 June at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Provided by Community Links
Description

This course covers Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for Adult, Child and Infant as well as healthcare variations on infant CPR. The course includes: Safety, precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression only CPR, CPR handover and choking.

This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership. The course is valid for one year, complies with the latest ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines

Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes Course Aims: • After this course the student will have a greater understanding of basic life support and CPR • To introduce basic first aid skills ensuring that the EMS are called and professional medical help gained. • To get students thinking about possible dangers, therefore reducing the chance of an accident happening • To ensure all students know the importance of immediate professional care and how to activate it. • Cover Adult, child and infant BLS skills
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 £50 per delegate

Public Speaking Course

25 June at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Over 3 hours we explore the nature of public speaking and how to identify what type of public speaker everyone is. We cover a practical session in how to manage nerves and the keys to essential preparation to make any speech a success. The group will then learn how humans behave as tribes and how we can use that tribal nature to change attitudes and opinions.

 

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes A clear definition of public speaking. To identify what kind of speaker you are. To understand how humans behave as tribes. To understand the role of practice and performance in public speaking. To have practical tips on dealing with nerves. To understand the format of a good speech.
Suitable for This training is designed for people who would like to learn the basic skills of public speaking and learn practical tips on how to be a better public speaker.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by DeafBlind UK
Description

Andrew William Barnes from Deafblind UK will be delivering free training around communication with people living with sight and hearing loss as part of Deafblind awareness week. 

Andrew is promising a fun and creative session, which will challenge misconceptions and promote better understanding of communication with people living with sight and hearing loss.

Training is open to absolutely anyone however places on the session are currently very limited. If you would like to book your place please visit the eventbrite page here

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes
Suitable for Anyone looking to learn more about communicating to people with hearing or visual impairments
How to book
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Cost Free

Diversity Awareness Training

25 June at 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Provided by Community Links
Description The aim of this course is to provide a basic awareness of issues around diversity. &nbsp;&nbsp;<span><br><br>This half-day course is an introduction to diversity. &nbsp;Attitudes to difference and diversity are explored and participants will increase their understanding of issues such as prejudice and stereotyping. &nbsp;Participants will explore the concept of ‘celebrating diversity’ and learn how to overcome barriers to relating to diversity. &nbsp;The course is aimed at people who wish to expand </span> their knowledge and understanding of some of these issues. &nbsp;
Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of this course, participants will be able to: • Understand diversity • Improve their work environment and services • Comply with anti-discrimination legislation • Ensure individuals are aware of their rights and responsibilities
Suitable for This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn more about Diversity.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £50 per delegate

Understanding Leadership

25 June at 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

A key part of my leadership training is enabling people to understand that they already have the skills to be great leaders and that leadership isn't something that is out of their reach. It focuses on their journey to leadership and how that journey has made them qualified to lead and create change. We also explore motivators and how to best understand peoples' motivation in order to effectively lead them. Over 3 hours we explore different leadership styles and how they can be best used to approach situations to help bring people on board.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds, LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes A clear definition of Leadership. To identify what kind of leader you are. To understand what motivates us. To understand the role of a leader within groups. To have practical tips on being an effective and inspiring leader.
Suitable for This training is designed for people who are new to a leadership/management role or who are wanting to become leaders within their organisation.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Further Steps in CBT Training

26 June at 9:30am to 4:30pm
Provided by Community Links
Description

To enable participants to build on a foundation in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and apply basic CBT skills in their practice.  

It will provide useful information about case formulation/conceptualisation, interviewing and assessment skills. The course uses a number of learning activities (for example presentation, group work and individual reflection etc.) and will involve significant skills development exercises.

Venue CL Training Centre
Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will: • Understand and be able to use the 5 component model to organise client information into a formulation • Understand different kinds of case formulation • Be able to assess client experiences from a CBT perspective • Be able to undertake a basic screening assessment
Suitable for This course is aimed at practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of CBT and who have a basic knowledge of the CBT model, either from the Community Links First Steps in CBT course or another training course.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate

How to Register as a Charity

26 June at 9:45am to 12:45pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This half day session will help you to understand the process of completing an online application to become a charity, what the requirements are and when you need to complete this process.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds, LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Identify whether you meet the public benefit test necessary for your application. Understand the benefits of registering as a charity. Enable you to ask questions and get support to prepare you for the online application process.
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 and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to increase confidence and skills in screening and identification of substance use.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • To look at different categories of drugs in terms of stimulants, depressants and hallucinogens • Explore Drug, Set & Setting • To explore the framework of behaviour change to understand the process by which people can be supported to change their behaviour. • To look at screening adults for drug use • Skill based practice for screening people for drug use. • 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

DIY Accounts in Excel

27 June 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 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 Email Claire Welling - claire.welling@wycas.org.uk or telephone Claire on 0113 2706291
Cost £0
Provided by Charity Box
Description This CRM training session will equip your small charity or non-profit with the tools, skills and confidence you need to make CRM software work for you. We’ll be starting with the basics, running through key definitions and best practices before giving some live, interactive examples of a CRM workflow in action. Engagement and questions throughout are encouraged as to give you as many useful takeaways as possible.

Book through Tickets for Good, who donate a portion of your fee to various charities: https://events.ticketsforgood.co.uk/events/1409-crm-training-for-charities
Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
VAL You, Stringer House , 34 Lupton Street , Leeds
Learning outcomes * Gain a greater understanding of how CRM can benefit your organisation and stakeholders * Learn the skills, tools and confidence you need to integrate and maintain a CRM * Take part in a live CRM demonstration * Learn how to overcome common objections and win support for CRM integration within your team and senior management. All delegates are offered a free 45 minute post-training consultation with the trainer.
Suitable for The session is ideal for those working with data, crafting supporter journeys or responsible for internal and external comms. It may also be of interest to decision-makers such as trustees who wish to know more about the process of integrating a CRM into the organisation.
How to book https://events.ticketsforgood.co.uk/events/1409-crm-training-for-charities
Cost £35 early bird, £40 full price
Provided by Basis Yorkshire
Description This CPD accredited, interactive course is designed by one of the lead national experts on Female Sex Work in the UK. It provides an extensive overview for anyone working in services who might support female sex workers

It clarifies definitions and the law on Sex Work, the national context for Sex Workers, explores reasons for women’s involvement in Sex Work, issues faced by Female Sex Workers - both indoor and street (stigma and prejudice, violence, physical and mental health and substance abuse) and how these can be best addressed in a Sex Worker friendly service provision, based on best practice evidence and research.

What this course covers:
  • Definitions and terminology of sex work
  • Sex Worker stigma and the importance of a non- judgmental approach
  • The structure, extent of a range of sectors of sex work and the diversity
  • Overview and understanding main laws on sex work
  • Sex Work and substance misuse and impact on health status
  • Sex work, domestic abuse and exploitation
  • Good practice principles guidance & resources for working with sex workers
  • Violent and other crime against sex workers and barriers to reporting
  • Safety information & resources for sex workers (and Nat. Ugly Mugs)
  • Identifying actions to make services more appropriate and accessible for sex workers

The course is CPD certified.

The course includes:
  • Lunch and refreshments during breaks
  • Training pack including list of relevant publications
  • CPD certificate
Please let us know if you have:
  • Limited mobility so we can ensure the best possible location for this training
  • Any specific dietary requirements

Please note: refunds will only be available if notice is given 14 days before the event.
Venue Basis Yorkshire
94 North Street, Leeds, LS2 7PN
Learning outcomes
Suitable for
How to book https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/basis-training-amp-education-19827320458
Cost £90 per person
Provided by The Neighbourhood Project CIC
Description

With the climate emergency and the urgency to reduce carbon emissions to achieve sustainability, this talk looks at why it is essential the UK and other nations switch to renewable sources of energy and how community-run generation is an essential part of this needed transition.

From PV solar and wind to hydro power, we will look at examples of successful community-run generation in the UK and the steps needed to take this forward in your local area.

Venue The Life Centre
102-104 Bierley House Avenue Bierley Bradford BD4 6BU
Learning outcomes How to set up a community owned renewable energy project
Suitable for Anybody interested in setting up a renewable energy project in their local area
How to book Telephone Jonathan Crewdson on 07941 385306 or email him using mail@neighbourhoodproject.org.uk
Cost Free

Brave Spaces for Courageous Conversations

3 July at 9:00am to Thursday 4 July at 5:00pm
Provided by Together for Peace
Description
A training and learning experience in the art of hosting difficult conversations. This 3 day training is for all who want to have - or help others have - those ‘difficult conversations’ in the family, with neighbours, in the workplace, in their community...
• How can you hold a space that is not only safe but brave?
• How do you help people to really listen to, and hear each other?
• What does it take to work with strong emotions like fear, anger, shame – in
yourself and others?
• How can we disagree successfully so that conflict becomes transformative, not just
unpleasant or destructive?
 
 
Venue Bradford Capital of Cycling
Hall Ings, under the NCP Car-park (formerly a sports shoes shop) BD1 5SD
Learning outcomes Over 3 days of training (including a follow-up day on 10th October) we will explore these questions, and more, giving you the skills, tools and knowledge to create and hold brave spaces for courageous conversations.
Suitable for Anyone who wants to help people have those 'difficult conversations' in their organisation or community, or even their family.
How to book You can find out more and sign up on the training website www.courageousconversations.org.uk If you would like to discuss the training, costs, or practicalities any further please call Joy on 07570105135, or email contact@courageousconversations.org.uk
Cost The training for 3 days is priced at £350 per person for people coming from with organisational backing, and at £250 for those who are booking as individuals or from organisations with a budget below £100k. There is a bursary scheme available for those who would otherwise not be able to afford the training, and discounts for organisations booking multiple places. Please do call us or email us on the details below to discuss this (we do not want finance to be reason not to attend!)
Provided by St Giles Trust
Description

We are in the position to be able to deliver Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) training which we want to open out to partners and professionals working with women within the criminal justice system.This is being funded as part of our new service, Footsteps.As part of the bid, we have secured funding to provide ASD awareness training for professionals. The next training will take place in Yorkshire on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. This will take place in the St Giles Trust training room, within the Leeds Media Centre, Leeds, LS7 3HZ.
 

We will be offering a morning session 9.30am-12.30pm for professionals who have little or no experience of supporting women with ASD. During this session you will receive an understanding of the issues faced by women with autism, involved with the criminal justice system, and how best to support them.
We will also be offering an afternoon session 1.30pm-4.30pm for professionals who already have some experience of this client group and would like to further develop this knowledge.
 

Venue St Giles Trust - Yorkshire
Leeds Media Centre 21 Saville Mount Leeds LS7 3HZ
Learning outcomes
Suitable for AM session: Professionals who are interested in learning about autism in women within the criminal justice system. PM session: Professionals who would like to further develop their knowledge about autism in women within the criminal justice system.
How to book Email helen.foster@stgilestrust.org.uk to request an eventbrite invitation.
Cost Free
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is 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 • 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 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 Any suitable professional that works with people using drugs and/or alcohol 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 St Giles Trust
Description

We are in the position to be able to deliver Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) training which we want to open out to partners and professionals working with women within the criminal justice system.This is being funded as part of our new service, Footsteps.As part of the bid, we have secured funding to provide ASD awareness training for professionals. The next training will take place in Yorkshire on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. This will take place in the St Giles Trust training room, within the Leeds Media Centre, Leeds, LS7 3HZ.
 

We will be offering a morning session 9.30am-12.30pm for professionals who have little or no experience of supporting women with ASD. During this session you will receive an understanding of the issues faced by women with autism, involved with the criminal justice system, and how best to support them.
We will also be offering an afternoon session 1.30pm-4.30pm for professionals who already have some experience of this client group and would like to further develop this knowledge.
 

Venue St Giles Trust - Yorkshire
Leeds Media Centre 21 Saville Mount Leeds LS7 3HZ
Learning outcomes
Suitable for AM session: professionals who have little or no experience of supporting women with ASD. During this session you will receive an understanding of the issues faced by women with autism, involved with the criminal justice system, and how best to support them. PM session: professionals who already have some experience of this client group and would like to further develop this knowledge.
How to book Email: helen.foster@stgilestrust.org.uk to request an eventbrite invitation.
Cost Free

Introduction to Fundraising

10 July at 9:45am to 12:45pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description
 

This session is aimed at helping groups to fundraise for their organisation and the projects and activities they want to develop, with as little stress as possible. Groups will be able to confidently plan their fundraising effectively (we will give you a funding strategy template), sharing the burden and drawing on different skills and experience within the group. It will help you to assess your funding needs and identify a range of funding sources and fundraising methods (from grant funding to crowdfunding), and plan how to keep your fundraising on track.

 

Venue Burley Lodge Centre
42-46 Burley Lodge Rd Leeds LS6 1QF United Kingdom
Learning outcomes Plan your fundraising effectively. Know which activities/projects will attract funding from which fundraising method. Identify and share out fundraising tasks, with a time-table. Identify appropriate funding sources (including a look at the Leeds funding portal).
Suitable for Any voluntary or community group (volunteer, management committee member or worker) wanting to get involved in fundraising. Essential if your organisation doesn’t already have a fundraising group or plan.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This is a free course for groups starting from scratch that are based in Leeds. This workshop will enable new groups, starting from scratch to draft a constitution and to understand the other tasks that they need to carry out in order to become a small established group and to be able to apply for small funding grants. ONLY AVAILABLE TO LEEDS BASED SMALL GROUPS AND 3RD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS IN LEEDS. Please note as this course is a free course if you book a place and are unable to attend for any reason (i.e. illness, or other circumstances) and cannot send another colleague in your place, please let us know as soon as possible. If you give us less than 14 days’ notice you will be charged a £10 non attendance fee.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds, LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes Draw up a set of rules (this is called the constitution) and membership form. Open a bank account in the name of the group. Know where to go to get help with book keeping and accounts. Know where to go to get help to draw up a Safeguarding Policy. Know how to action plan. Learn about health checks.
Suitable for New groups, starting from scratch who wish to set up a small community group (unincorporated association). This workshop is not intended for people who want to incorporate as a community interest company or to register as a charity.
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Cost FREE
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.
How to book
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Cost FREE
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Aimed at learners who want an introduction to Safeguarding before they take the Level 1, if english is not the first language or they need to understand more about what safeguarding means, this is the pre-course for you. You will be able to discuss in detail and ask questions about aspects of safeguarding you want to learn more about, or you want to understand it in your own cultural context in a relaxed non threatening environment.

PLEASE NOTE:- The venue is a Kosher building, and therefore no food or drink can be brought in. Water will be provided and there is cafe downstairs where you can purchase additional refreshments.

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 TO LEEDS BASED ORGANISATIONS.

Venue Leeds Jewish Welfare Board
The Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Community Centre, 311 Stonegate Road, Leeds, LS17 6AZ
Learning outcomes Gain an in introduction to Safeguarding and understand more about what safeguarding means.
Suitable for Individuals in organisations or small groups who just need a basic safeguarding awareness.
How to book
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Cost FREE
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 not-for-profit organisation including: charity, voluntary, community or faith group, CIC etc. who want to apply for funding from the National Lottery Community Fund’s Awards for All grant programme.
How to book
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The course aims to build practitioners’ knowledge, skills and confidence to address and reduce harm from cannabis misuse in young people and adults
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • To provide practitioners with up to date information on young people and cannabis use. • For participants to gain knowledge about the effects of cannabis on young people & adults. • To provide resources and techniques to build confidence in offering support and brief advice for young people/adults affected by cannabis use. • To increase awareness of the types of support and services available to young people/adults who are affected by cannabis use and their families.
Suitable for Any suitable professional that works with young people and/or adults using cannabis 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 DeafBlind UK
Description

Andrew William Barnes from Deafblind UK will be delivering free training around communication with people living with sight and hearing loss.

Andrew is promising a fun and creative session, which will challenge misconceptions and promote better understanding of communication with people living with sight and hearing loss.

Training is open to absolutely anyone with plenty of spaces available to book. The event will be held at Stringer House, home of Voluntary Action Leeds.

If you would like to book your place please visit the eventbrite page here

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House. 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes
Suitable for Anyone looking to learn more about communicating with people who have hearing or visual impairments
How to book Register on the eventbrite page below
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Cost
Provided by Public Health, Leeds City Council
Description If you work in Leeds and have an interest in health and wellbeing, or have a role that includes this, you can look for opportunities to Make Every Contact Count (MECC) with customers, clients/patients and colleagues to maintain or improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing where possible, whatever your role or the purpose of the contact. We will show you how. So what? Using MECC skills will save you time and resources, and enable your clients to take control of their own wellbeing.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes This half-day course will: • Provide you with added skills and confidence to deliver a MECC chat / conversation around a health and wellbeing topic • Provide you with practical tools to assist you in having MECC conversations • Increase your awareness of the services in Leeds around key health and wellbeing topics The course is delivered by knowledgeable Public Health specialists.
Suitable for If you work in Leeds and have an interest in health and wellbeing, or have a role that includes this, you can look for opportunities to Make Every Contact Count (MECC) with customers, clients/patients and colleagues to maintain or improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing where possible, whatever your role or the purpose of the contact. We will show you how.
How to book Please complete the application form which can be found at https://www.leeds.gov.uk/phrc/public-health-training/making-every-contact-count-training and email it to phforall@leeds.gov.uk
Cost Free
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