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

Volunteers and The Law

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

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

Venue Community Action Bradford & District
Manningham Mills Community Centre, Lilycroft Rd, Bradford, BD9 5BD.
Learning outcomes Avoid stepping too close to boundaries between volunteering and employment. Give good advice to volunteers about any conflicts when claiming benefits. Design procedures to make sure your organisation stays within the law and embeds good practice in your volunteer programme.
Suitable for Volunteer coordinators and others who need to ensure the organisation complies with legal duty.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

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

 

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

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

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

Social Venture School - Leeds

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

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

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

Management Skills for New Managers 2 day course

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

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

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

Safeguarding Adults Level 1

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

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

Venue Community Action Bradford & District
Manningham Mills Community Centre, Lilycroft Rd, Bradford, BD9 5BD.
Learning outcomes Personal values and beliefs that underpin safeguarding adults. Know what to look out for. To establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support. To understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers who do not have a supervisory or management role but have a duty to pass on safeguarding concerns appropriately.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & Distrct £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Food Hygiene Level 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS FREE TO LEEDS BASED ORGANISATIONS

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

Unconscious Bias

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

Minute Taking Skills

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

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

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

Minute Taking Skills

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

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

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the role of a minute taker. Know how to service a meeting. Consider different types and styles of minutes. Practise taking minutes. Gain confidence in your skills.
Suitable for Anyone who takes minutes – regardless of their position in the organisation.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by MediaTrust
Description
  In a rapidly evolving digital world, there is increased need for charities to enhance their digital communications knowledge and implement a digital strategy which will help them to reach new supporters and deliver successful online campaigns. However, when resources and budgets are stretched, this can prove difficult for many charities. On 9 November, join Media Trust, with support from Google Digital Garage, along with a host of like-minded charities, community groups and experts for a unique masterclass dedicated to developing your digital marketing knowledge. The masterclass will cover a range of topics such as Social Media Strategy and Building a Digital Marketing Plan delivered by a team of Google mentors. You will also have an opportunity to discuss your specific digital communications challenges with, and receive advice from, media and communications experts.
Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Explore the trends in digital marketing and how to make it work for your organisation. Understand the importance of having a social media strategy. Learn how to measure your digital marketing activity. Understand how to reach new and existing online audiences. Develop your knowledge of Google Grants and AdWords.
Suitable for The masterclass is aimed at charity professionals who have communications as part of their job role, or for senior leaders and trustees who are interested in developing their organisation’s digital communications. Please note we can accommodate a maximum of two attendees per organisation in order to allow a wide number of charities to benefit from this training.
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Cost FREE
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

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

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

This FREE 2 hour practical briefing session will be a general introductory overview of the issues to consider when your organisation is considering employing people. This session will outline the legal and financial responsibilities your charity has when employing staff or is considering employing staff. This session is aimed at small or new charities that are new to employing staff and those who would like to know more about what to consider when recruiting and managing staff. There will be an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have on any of the topics raised as well as share experiences on how your organisation approaches employment matters.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Gain clarity on different contract types. Know what to consider when employing people, including the direct costs you should build into your financial plans. Provide an overview of employment policies and frameworks. Avoid issues, which can be time consuming and potentially costly. Understand why sound employment practices benefit your organisation. Know where to source further advice and guidance.
Suitable for Volunteers or employees who would like to know more about what to consider when employing staff or anyone who is new to employee-related matters. This could be a Board member, an administrator or other manager/CEO.
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Cost FREE
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

This course is aimed at voluntary and community organisations who want to demonstrate the difference their project makes. 

Venue Community Action Bradford & District
Manningham Mills Community Centre, Lilycroft Rd, Bradford, BD9 5BD.
Learning outcomes Developing aims, outcomes and indicators.. Methods of measuring and evidencing the progress and impact of your work. Planning your monitoring and evaluation. What funders look for in bids.
Suitable for Any voluntary or community organisation who want to be able to measure the success of their organisation.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber and Community Action Bradford & District £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

This introductory course will look at The Equality Act 2010 and at our legal duties not to discriminate on grounds of ‘protected characteristics.’ It will explore the importance of language and look at the difference between direct and indirect discrimination. The training will be delivered in an interactive way with lots of opportunities for questions and will include case studies and interactive quizzes.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes The Equality Act 2010 and the nine “protected characteristics.” Your legal responsibilities relating to the Equalities Act. Why language is important. Looking at real life case studies to decide if they are examples of discrimination.
Suitable for This course is suitable for paid workers and volunteers. It will give a good introduction into Equalities & Diversity.
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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 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 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 Bramley Community Centre
Waterloo Road Bramley Leeds LS13 2JB
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 Battle Scars
Description

1-day Self-harm workshop

What is covered in this training:
  • 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 training is delivered by survivors. All our training is available for delivery in house in Leeds and surrounding areas (as far as Manchester and Hull). For more information please contact us info@battle-scars-self-harm.org.uk 07410 380747
Venue Stocks Hill mental health hub
Chapel Lane, Armley, Leeds, LS12 2DJ
Learning outcomes Deeper understanding of self-harm and become better equipped to deal with people who self-harm
Suitable for Professionals (from school pastoral care staff to mental health professionals)
How to book Please use our on line booking form http://www.battle-scars-self-harm.org.uk/training-booking-form.html
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 NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group
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 Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds LS10 2QW
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 Anna Walters at: Tel: 0113 843 5470 Email: anna.walters@nhs.net
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

DIY Accounts in Excel

22 November at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description This 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you the confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. Laptops and materials are provided. Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact the course organiser for booking details.
Venue WYCAS
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes This course will show you the structure of the linked spreadsheet, help you set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Show you how to reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet, and review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year.
Suitable for Anyone looking to set up a book keeping system. A basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.
How to book Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds and Community Action Bradford & District
Description

This course as aimed at organisations that work with volunteers or are planning to work with and manage volunteers. It will look at some of the support you will need to put in place for volunteers and will specifically look at areas around providing supervision to your volunteers. It will also look at areas of best practice and help you to incorporate them into your practice. On the course you will explore feedback from more than 700 volunteers from Leeds City Region on what they said when asked what motivated them to volunteer, what type of support they most value and what are some of the barriers into volunteering.

Venue Community Action Bradford & District
Manningham Mills Community Centre, Lilycroft Rd, Bradford, BD9 5BD.
Learning outcomes The reasons that organisations provide supervision to their volunteers. Understanding the key elements of effective supervision. The different methods of supervision in both a group setting and in one to one supervision. What other support, as well as supervision, should you be providing to volunteers? Feedback from volunteers when asked about motivation, support and barriers.
Suitable for Anyone wanting to gain supervision skills for volunteer management.
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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.<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