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.

Professional Boundaries

22 May at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course explores the values and importance of Professional Boundaries in the workplace.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Examine our own views, concerns and expectations in relation to professional boundaries Understanding the meaning of ‘Professional Boundaries’ Recognising the importance of professional boundaries Adopting clear working practices that establish professional boundaries
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

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 those needs. THERE WILL BE INPUT FROM A LEEDS CITY COUNCIL COMMISSIONER AT THIS SESSION.

This session will help organisations bid for contracts.  It will ensure organisations know what they need to have in place in order to be eligible to apply and help them understand how to complete a successful PQQ and tender.  A commissioner from LCC will give support and advice during the session.

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 Understand the commissioning process (including the commissioning cycle). Check your organisation is ready to bid and identify any risks. Guide you through completing a PQQ and tender – looking at answers to key questions. Understand what commissioners look for in a successful bid and how they are scored. Where to find information, help and support – and get feedback on your draft tenders.
Suitable for Any voluntary or community sector organisation planning to bid, 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
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
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Look at personal values and beliefs that underpin the safeguarding of adults at risk Establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support 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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Community Links
Description To learn 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
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 space please contact training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate
Provided by Behind Closed Doors
Description Behind Closed Doors has delivered support to victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse for 20 years.  The specialist training they offer not only reflects their understanding of the issues that victims face but also provides attendees with the knowledge, skills and access to resources that will assist practitioners who are supporting them. The training courses are CPD®-certified and delivered by experienced practitioners.

[We offer a range of CPD Certified Training courses which can be delivered in-house.  Any enquiries regarding these training options should be directed to the email address below].
Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, Lupton Street, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Course Description: Do You …… …. support people who have experienced domestic violence and abuse? …. know the basics but want to understand more about the victim’s 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? AGENDA (in brief) • The Reality of DV&A • Unpicking the Impact • Collaborate, not Collude • Critical Conversations • 4 R’s - Recognise, Reconstruct, Reconnect, Recover • 4R’s Resources • Healthy Relationships
Suitable for This course is suitable for practitioners who already have a basic understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and abuse. Previous Feedback:- - Very good, knowledgeable Facilitator, delivered well, great course, going to do other courses. Thank you! - Honestly one of the most informative and useful training days I have been on. - Everything was brilliant. Excellent Facilitator, very informative course and very knowledgeable delivery.
How to book To book on this course please e-mail:- info@behind-closed-doors.org.uk and request a booking form (and Terms & Conditions) stating which course you are interested in.
Cost Voluntary sector £75 pp / Statutory sector £85 pp / Private sector £100 pp

Time Management

24 May at 9:30am to 4:00am
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

We can all struggle to meet deadlines and get everything done. On this course you will learn how to manage your time in a stress free, well organised way, and you will come away with a range of tools and techniques to make managing your time simple and straightforward.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Prioritise your work, so you always get the most important things done Use different time management tools Say 'no' to some 'now' requests Recognise time stealers and deal with them
Suitable for Suitable for anyone who wants to get more done in less time.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £60 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £75
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 Blackburn Hall
LS26
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 To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost **FREE** for all Leeds residents and workforce
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 your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate

DIY Accounts in Excel

25 May 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 Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0
Provided by Community 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 Course Aims: • 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 per delegate

How to Register as a Charity

5 June at 9:45am to 12:45am
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 £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description

The aims of the course are to 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 • 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 Any suitable professional that works with people using alcohol or experiencing any level of dependence and that domestic abuse is maybe a contributing factor.
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 NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
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 NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Wira House West Park Leeds LS16 6EB
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 Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE
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
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

Management Skills for New Managers 2 day course

13 June at 9:30am to Wednesday 20 June at 4:30am
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
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 £120 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £150
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

DIY Accounts in Excel

14 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 Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0

Challenging Behaviour

18 June at 9:30am to 4:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course is designed to support staff who deal with potentially disruptive and assaultive behaviours. It enables staff to understand what factors may increase or decrease the likelihood of anger and aggression occurring in work settings. It will consider some strategies and good practice in relation to managing potential angry and aggressive situations.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Raising awareness of non-verbal communication and it’s effects on the anxiety level of an individual Identifying different stages of defensive behaviour Organising staff members thinking about escalating behaviours in crisis situations Helping staff develop strategies to safely and effectively respond to the behaviours being exhibited
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in direct delivery of services who encounter aggressive and potentially violent situations.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £60 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £75
Provided by Behind Closed Doors
Description Behind Closed Doors has delivered support to victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse for 20 years.   The specialist training they offer not only reflects their understanding of the issues that victims face but also provides attendees with the knowledge, skills and access to resources that will assist practitioners who are supporting them. The training courses are CPD®-certified and delivered by experienced practitioners.   

Do you want the opportunity to …  
           
… explore the impact on the victim, children and young people in the family

… identify the impact on, and influence of, the wider family
… consider the perpetrator’s role in the family
Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, Lupton Street, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes AGENDA (in brief) • What IS hurting the family? • Impact – different experiences & perspectives within families • Additional complicating factors • Parenting – during and after • Perpetrator’s role in the family • Foundations of family-recovery
Suitable for This course is suitable for practitioners who have a minimum foundation level of training around DV&A who want to apply a ‘whole-family’ perspective to their support practice. (It is not recommended for practitioners with no prior DV&A training). Previous feedback includes:- - Learned such a lot but also prompted to think with a much broader perspective. Would have loved to spread this over two days. - Excellent delivery, good pace, excellent resources.
How to book To book on this course, please email:- info@behind-closed-doors.org.uk for a booking form (and T&C's) [If you require information about our full range of courses and training options, please contact us on info@behind-closed-doors.org.uk or training@behind-closed-doors.org.uk]
Cost Voluntary sector £75 pp / Statutory sector £85 pp / Private sector £100 pp
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 NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description This session will explore the role of patient participation groups.  Participants will look at the changing role of GP practices and examine the challenges they face and the opportunities they present. They will explore how members can work with staff to develop services and examine good practice from other areas of the country.  
Venue West Leeds Family Practice
Farsley Leeds LS28 5DJ
Learning outcomes By the end of the session participants will be able to: • Understand the patient champion’s role • Recognise the key organisations in the NHS • Be able to explain the role of primary care • Understand the key challenges to primary care • Be able to outline the different approaches to primary care in Leeds • Be able to talk about the characteristics of effective PPGs • Be able to explain how patient champions can influence the decision-making process in primary care
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 Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to build participants confidence and skills in delivering alcohol brief interventions.<br>
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 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 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

Self-Harm workshop

27 June at 10:00am to 3:30pm
Provided by Battle Scars
Description This workshop is suitable for professionals working with people who self-harm or come across people who self-harm through their work (e.g. mental health staff, pastoral care staff working in schools / colleges / universities, social care staff, support workers, youth workers, GPs, police officers, housing officers etc.) If you're a parent or carer interested in attending please bear in mind that you may find this workshop upsetting. Please contact us before booking. 
What is covered:           
Who self harms?
 
Why do people self-harm? 
Recognising and dealing with triggers 
How do self-harm urges feel and how to recognise when one is experiencing them
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 deal with parents of children who self-harm 
Battle Scars is a survivor led organisation and all our training is delivered by survivors. 

Refreshments and biscuits are provided but lunch is not included so please bring your own. 
In-house training is also available. Please contact us for more information info@battle-scars-self-harm.org.uk 07410 380747
Venue Stocks Hill Mental Health Hub
Chapel Lane Armley Leeds LS12 2DJ
Learning outcomes To provide delegates with insight and understanding. To increase the delegates confidence to offer better support those affected by self-harm.
Suitable for This workshop is suitable for professionals working with people who self-harm or come across people who self-harm through their work (e.g. mental health staff, pastoral care staff working in schools / colleges / universities, social care staff, support workers, youth workers, GPs, police officers, housing officers etc.) If you're a parent or carer interested in attending please bear in mind that you may find this workshop upsetting. Please contact us before booking.
How to book Via the booking form on our website. All bookings are by invoice.
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Cost £60 per delegate £50 per delegate from a voluntary sector organisation Extra 10% off for 5 or more delegates (booked at the same time on one workshop)
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

To support anyone in an emergency situation be able to maintain vital services until emergency services arrive.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes How to recognise a Suspected Heart Attack How, when and why to perform Cardio Pulmonary Resusciatation (CPR) Domonstration with AED Training Machine How to perform Hands-Only Chest Compressions (CPR) How, when and why to place an Unconscious Breathing person into the Recovery Position How to recognise and deal with a Choking Situation
Suitable for Anyone who needs to cover basic first aid but does not need the accredited certificate or cannot afford the accredited course.
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Cost FREE
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

To support anyone in an emergency situation be able to maintain vital services until emergency services arrive.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes How to recognise a Suspected Heart Attack How, when and why to perform Cardio Pulmonary Resusciatation (CPR) Domonstration with AED Training Machine How to perform Hands-Only Chest Compressions (CPR) How, when and why to place an Unconscious Breathing person into the Recovery Position How to recognise and deal with a Choking Situation
Suitable for Anyone who needs to cover basic first aid but does not need the accredited certificate or cannot afford the accredited course.
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Cost FREE
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Take this opportunity to re-visit the key skills required of experienced managers and leaders to develop the competence of your staff, set KPIs or targets, negotiate difficult situations, manage organisational changes and communicate effectively with staff members and colleagues. There will be an opportunity to discuss problems and challenges and to share ideas, facilitated by a trainer who has been there themselves, and a chance to shape the content of the course depending on your own development needs.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Consolidate your prior knowledge by gaining new insights and ideas Set goals and targets for staff achievement Negotiate work practices and manage change Develop your staff members through effective leadership Deal confidently with difficult situations
Suitable for Experienced managers and leaders, whether or not they have previously attended training.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £120 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £150
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to increase confidence and skills in the identification of substance use and links to mild/low level Mental Health.
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. • Looking at severity of Substance Use and Mental Health (Quadrant Mapping) • 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. • How do we recognise mild/low level Mental Health? (Anxiety, Stress, Depression) • What factors contribute to Mental Health issues? • Screening tools for Mental Health • Initial Steps- Guided self help • 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 drugs and/or alcohol or experiencing any level of dependancy and where there are concerns about the impact on their mental health.
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

Adult Learner Summer School

10 July at 9:30am to Thursday 12 July at 2:30pm
Provided by Lifelong Learning Centre
Description ADULT LEARNER SUMMER SCHOOL A FREE three-day event at the University of Leeds Tuesday 10th - Thursday 12th July 2018 9.30am - 2.30pm
Venue Lifelong Learning Centre
Lifelong Learning Centre Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT
Learning outcomes WHAT IS IT? The summer school is a chance to:  Explore a range of subject areas through informal taster sessions. Find out more about your options for work and study and the financial support available at university. Meet other adult learners and explore a university campus.
Suitable for WHO IS IT FOR? This Summer School is for you if you would like to know more about higher education and you are not currently studying OR are studying at Level 2 or 3 (e.g. GCSE / NVQ Level 3 etc.) Please note: the summer school is NOT for you if you have a UK or overseas degree or are currently studying for an Access to HE diploma
How to book To attend this event, you must book a place by Wednesday 27th June 2018. You can do this by registering via our Eventbrite at https://alss2018.eventbrite.co.uk or contact us to register: T: 0113 343 1770 E: g.l.elliott@leeds.ac.uk We will then contact you to confirm your place. LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED ON ALL 3 DAYS We also have a limited budget for pre-school childcare in the University nursery. Please register as soon as possible providing details of your childcare requirements, and we will contact you to discuss this.
Cost FREE
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to build participants confidence and skills in delivering alcohol brief interventions.<br>
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 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 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 Forward Leeds
Description

The aims of the course are to 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 • 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 Any suitable professional that works with people using alcohol or experiencing any level of dependence and that domestic abuse is maybe a contributing factor.
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