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.

Mental Health Anti-Stigma

23 March at 10:00am to 11:30am, 2017
Provided by Leeds York Partnership Foundation Trust
Description This session will explore the topic in a discussion based format, utilising your own experience and that of the facilitators.
Venue The Mount
ECT Meeting Room - Level -1, 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. It is for anyone who would like to learn more about mental health and what they can do to better support the mental health community.
How to book Spaces are limited for the training. We ask that all attendees or those interested in attending to book onto the training by contacting the Leeds West CCG via Adam Stewart at adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description Aims: 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 Objectives: • 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 Those working with adults
How to book To book a place on any of the training courses detailed above please contact: prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk Please state which training session and date in your email
Cost Free
Provided by Forward leeds
Description Aims: 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 Objectives: • 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 Those working with adults
How to book To book a place on any of the training courses detailed above please contact: prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk Please state which training session and date in your email
Cost Free
Provided by 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. 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.
Venue Compton Centre
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 It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost FREE for Leeds workers and residents.
Provided by Community Links
Description AIM To give participants the opportunity to explore issues around compulsive hoarding. Increasingly an issue for housing and mental health workers, Compulsive Hoarding Disorder (CHD) is now recognised in DSM V, offering increased recognition of this issue. CHD is often misunderstood and can be responded to unhelpfully, increasing risk and distress.  This half-day introductory course explores causes, recognition and assessment and helps participants work more effectively with this condition.
Venue CL Training Centre
LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Understand causes of CHD • Use practical assessment tools • Have useful tips for working with people with CHD
Suitable for Suitable for anyone who wishes to learn more about this subject.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £50.00 per delegate.
Provided by Community Links
Description AIM To enable participants to work more effectively with service users with dual diagnosis issues. It will provide useful information about dual diagnosis good practice guidance, and look at a number of helping strategies to enhance participants’ confidence in addressing difficulties. The course uses a number of learning activities (for example trainer presentation, group work, skill practice and individual reflection etc.) to help participants to have a deeper insight into the challenges faced by those with dual diagnosis.
Venue CL Training Centre
LS8
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will: • Understand the relevant evidence base and good practice guidance • Have reflected on their own values/attitudes • Understand effects of substance use and its impact on mental health • Be able to undertake screening + assessment • Looked at a range of brief interventions to support change
Suitable for This course is aimed at staff who primarily support people with mental health problems or distress and who also misuse drugs/alcohol.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate
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. 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.
Venue TBC
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 It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost **FREE** for LS8, LS9, LS11, LS12, LS14 & LS15 WORKERS OR RESIDENTS
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 Community Links
Description Aims to increase participant’s awareness of mental health and understand how you can support colleagues in the workplace. This one-day course looks at sign and symptoms of mental ill health in the workplace and how to promote wellbeing and resilience.
Venue CL Training Centre
Learning outcomes At the end of the session participants will be able to: • Understand the concept of mental health and the myths that can contribute towards stigma • Identify common mental health conditions • Understand the importance of mental wellbeing in the workplace • Feel more confident when responding to people in distress and supporting people in the workplace
Suitable for Anyone who wants to promote wellbeing and resilience in the workplace.
How to book To book your space please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate
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. 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.
Venue TBC
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 It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost FREE for LS8, LS9, LS11, LS12, LS14 & LS15 WORKERS OR RESIDENTS
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. 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.
Venue CL Training Centre
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 It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost FREE for LS8, LS9, LS11, LS12, LS14 & LS15 WORKERS OR RESIDENTS
Provided by NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood)
Description

NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood) is a UK-wide charity offering support to adults who suffered any type of abuse in childhood. Responding to demand from around the country, we are excited to be able to offer a new specialist training course, Supporting Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse (SASCA), to individual professionals working with people who suffered any type of abuse in childhood. Until now the SASCA course has only been available to organisations. 

This one-day course, limited to 20 places, is aimed at any professionals who work directly with adult survivors, or those studying a relevant subject, to deepen their knowledge about the impact of abuse in adulthood and to feel more confident in managing disclosures from clients. 

NAPAC has trained NHS staff, including GPs, mental health professionals, safeguarding leads as well as social workers, police officers, prison and probation officers. We have received excellent feedback from these groups.

The SASCA course, accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health, will enhance your professional development by offering you a greater understanding of how to work compassionately and effectively with survivors, so you can improve and broaden your competence, knowledge and skills and apply trauma-informed principles. 

Two experienced facilitators will share NAPAC’s knowledge of working with abuse survivors over the past two decades and address many of the issues that professionals encounter when engaging with individuals recovering from complex trauma and PTSD. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions, role play, and learn from the experience of other professionals in the room.

WHAT YOU WILL GAIN

  • Deeper knowledge and awareness of the different types of child abuse and their broad impact in adulthood
  • Best practice in inviting, listening or responding to disclosure
  • Best practice in responding to flashbacks, dissociation and other stress reactions
  • Best approach to safeguarding following disclosure
  • Trauma-informed care principles
  • Recognising and guarding against vicarious trauma

The only pre-course requirement for delegates is that they have openness to emotive material and a willingness to learn and practice new skills.

Refreshments provided. Lunch is available from a range of local cafes. 

Venue Basis Yorkshire
94 North St, Leeds LS2 7PN
Learning outcomes • Deeper knowledge and awareness of the different types of child abuse and their broad impact in adulthood • Best practice in inviting, listening or responding to disclosure • Best practice in responding to flashbacks, dissociation and other stress reactions • Best approach to safeguarding following disclosure • Trauma-informed care principles • Recognising and guarding against vicarious trauma
Suitable for Professionals engaging with adult survivors of abuse in any capacity, such as health care professionals, counsellors, therapists, social workers, addiction practitioners, safeguarding specialists and the like.
How to book Please click the link below.
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Cost £110 Early Bird £150 Regular
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. 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.
Venue Armley Hub
LS12
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Recognise those who may be at risk of suicide • Ask individuals clearly and openly about their thoughts of suicide • Connect individuals at risk to local sources of help
Suitable for It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost **FREE** for people who live and work in LS8 , LS9 , LS11, LS12, LS14 & LS15
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. 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.
Venue St George's Centre
Middleton
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 It is not suitable for those who have recently been bereaved by suicide.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost **FREE for people who live and work in Leeds
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
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
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 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
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
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 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 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
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