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.

Risk Assessment

20 April at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

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

Venue
Voluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Give an understanding of the importance of risk assessment and current applicable legislation. Promote awareness and understanding of what constitutes a hazard. Promote understanding of the 5 steps of carrying out a risk assessment. Give an understanding of different control measures and how these might be implemented. Understand the importance of risk assessments and current applicable legislation. Understand what constitutes a hazard.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Food Hygiene Awareness

20 April at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

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

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

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Understand the legal requirements and relevant documentation. Learn about contamination of food and how to control it Gain knowledge of bacteriology, cross contamination and personal hygiene Learn about cleaning and disinfection Personal hygiene Causes of food poisoning
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Leeds City Council, NHS CCGs and other public sector purchasers of goods and services have moved from awarding only grants to more formal service level agreements and contracts.  This is part of the commissioning process which involves the assessment of a community’s needs and buying in organisations to provide services to meet those needs.  Within the commissioning process commissioners are keen to explore new ways for those public agencies and the service providers to achieve better outcomes for local communities.

This session will help voluntary and community groups to understand the commissioning processes in Leeds, who the key commissioners are, help you decide if contracting for services is for you and the next steps you should take.ONLY AVAILABLE TO LEEDS BASED GROUPS AND LEEDS BASED 3RD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS.

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
vVoluntary Action Leeds Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes Understand the commissioning process (including the commissioning cycle). Know where to find funding opportunities through commissioning e.g. grants and contracts. Clarify jargon around commissioning. Know the pros and cons relating to commissioning. Know if contracts are right for your organisation and what you want to deliver. Where to find information, help and support.
Suitable for Any voluntary or community sector organisation new to, or looking to consider, funding through commissioning opportunities as a way of supporting their work; and for staff who are new to commissioning.
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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

Procurement

27 April at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description This session will explain paying for health services (procurement) and the process in choosing the best provider (tendering) at the CCG. 
Venue NHS Leeds West CCG
Wira House West Park Leeds LS16 6EB
Learning outcomes By the end of the session participants will be able to: • Explain the procurement process • Describe the role of patient champions in the procurement process • Share their thoughts in a CCG steering group
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 The Foundation for Social Improvement
Description
With support from Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the FSI is delivering a heavily subsidised training event in Leeds on 2 May offering small and local charities and community groups five courses on key fundraising topics. Training courses on offer include GDPR Essentials, Fundraising from Trusts & Foundations, Demonstrating Your Impact, Annual Appeals & Regular Giving and Budgets, Management Accounts and Cash Flow Forecasting.

Places fill up fast, so book your place today to access this fantastic training opportunity: https://goo.gl/zbKtcP
Venue St George’s Conference Centre
Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3DL
Learning outcomes Our next Leeds training event will offer over 80 delegate training places so that all small charities, can access the skills they need to become self sustaining. More information on specific learning outcomes by course are available via the link in the description.
Suitable for Suitable for small charities, defined as a charity, community interest company (CIC) or community organisation with an annual turnover of less than £1.5 million.
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Cost £7.50 - Half Day Course £15 - Full Day CourseFull details on our deposit policy available on: http://www.thefsi.org/frequently-asked-questions/#FAQ7
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 Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

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

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

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Identify the processes needed for starting a new volunteering programme. Develop your small volunteering programme and ways you can expand this. Work through our Volunteering Toolkit - a free step by step guide on improving or implementing a volunteer management programme. Learn how to recruit and retain volunteers for your organisation.
Suitable for This course is aimed at those who are considering starting a volunteering programme and implementing this into their organisation. or anyone that has a small volunteering programme and are considering expanding this.
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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 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 NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description This session will explore the topic in a discussion based format, utilising your own experience and that of the facilitators.  
Venue The Mount
Leeds LS2 9LN
Learning outcomes By the end of the session participants will understand: • Understanding of stigma and discrimination. • How to identify stigma and discrimination • How do you challenge someone’s perception on mental health • Look at your own beliefs around stigma and discrimination, self-stigmatisation.
Suitable for Anyone who is interested (patient/volunteer/member of staff) in making a difference to local healthcare services or finding out more about how services work.
How to book Contact Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE

COSHH & RIDDOR

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

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

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes To explain the legislation requirements in relation to COSHH and how to identify and protect yourself from potentially hazardous substances. To explain RIDDOR , how it is relevant in the workplace and the legislation requirements for reporting to the HSE.
Suitable for This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60

Health and Safety

10 May at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This is a half day session that will aim to provide a more in-depth understanding of Health and Safety in relation to the workplace.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Provide a more in-depth understanding of Health and Safety in relation to the workplace. Staff and Mangers roles in relation to Health & Safety. COSHH. Fire procedures in Adult Social Care establishments. Personal safety and lone working. Share information on the importance of accurate and up to date Risk Assessments.
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 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
Provided by NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description The Mental Capacity Act is an important piece of legislation which supports patients and the public to maximise choice and control regarding their health and social care needs. This includes decisions about housing, finance and the treatment patients receive in hospital. 
Venue Meeting Room 051, Level 7 Bexley Wing
St James' Hospital Leeds LS9 7TF
Learning outcomes This training will help you understand how this might affect you and your loved ones and how this legislation is supported by services and commissioners.
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 NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description This training explores how we can involve patients and the public who need extra support due to communication and capacity issues. This might include people with dementia or learning disabilities.
Venue Meeting Room 092, Gledhow Wing
St James' Hospital Leeds LS9 7TF
Learning outcomes This session will cover the role of non-instructed advocacy and practical examples of how to get people involved.
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 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

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 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
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

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 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

First Aid Awareness

27 June at 10:00am to 12:30pm
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

First Aid Awareness

28 June at 10:00am to 12:30pm
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 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