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 Basis Yorkshire
Description This CPD accredited, interactive course is designed by one of the lead national experts on Female Sex Work in the UK. It provides an extensive overview for anyone working in services who might support female sex workers

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

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

The course is CPD certified.

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

Please note: refunds will only be available if notice is given 14 days before the event.
Venue Basis Yorkshire
94 North Street, Leeds, LS2 7PN
Learning outcomes
Suitable for
How to book https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/basis-training-amp-education-19827320458
Cost £90 per person
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to increase confidence, skills and knowledge in aspects of New Psychoactive Substances.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • History of New Psychoactive Substances • The Science- How NPS work on the brain- Synthetic Cannabinoids. • View of the experts.- Global Drug Survey and TIC TAC • Nitrous Oxide • Other types of NPS. • Harm Reduction Messages • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds.
Suitable for Any suitable professional that works with people using NPS or would like to expand their knowledge on them.
How to book To book a place on any of the training courses detailed above please contact: prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk Please state which training session and date in your email THANKS Forward Leeds Training
Cost FREE
Provided by 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. • To look at different categories of drugs in terms of stimulants, depressants and hallucinogens –and their effect upon mental health. • How do we recognise mild/low level Mental Health? (Anxiety, Stress, low mood) • What factors contribute to Mental Health issues? • Commonly used 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 provide practitioners with up to date information in regards to alcohol use, including government guidance and recommendations and to explore the relationship between alcohol and domestic abuse.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leed, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • 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 abuse/violence • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people who use/misuse alcohol. • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people experiencing domestic abuse/violence.
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 Basis Yorkshire
Description This is our most popular course over the last 2 years!

Our team of frontline specialist Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) practitioners have developed this course to share their experience, tools and techniques developed over years of working with victims of CSE, as well as resources they find particularly effective.

Topics covered include:
  • Working with those identified at high risk or experiencing CSE
  • Working with resistant young people
  • Working with Roma, BME groups and learning disabilities
  • Dealing with disclosures effectively
  • Understanding perpetrators
  • Develop a better understanding of working with young people who have additional needs
  • Implementing problem solving techniques
  • Tips and feedback to workers from young people

The course is CPD accredited.

The course includes:
  •  Lunch and refreshments during breaks
  • Training pack including list of relevant publications
  • Course certificate

Please let us know if you have:
 
  • Limited mobility so we can ensure the best possible location for this training
  • Any specific dietary requirements

Please note: refunds will only be available if notice is given 14 days before the event
Venue Basis Yorkshire
94 North Street, Leeds, LS2 7PN
Learning outcomes
Suitable for It is specifically aimed at professionals that are currently working with young people at risk of CSE or experiencing CSE, and who wish to build upon this, through discussing how to address specific practical challenges. Professionals attending this course should have attended a Level 2 or have equivalent (significant) practical experience.
How to book https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/basis-training-amp-education-19827320458
Cost £90 per person

Mental Health First Aid (2 Day Course)

25 November at 9:30am to Tuesday 26 November at 5:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist, but just like physical first aid, it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis.

Every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor who has attended our Instructor Training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health, and is trained to keep people safe and supported while they learn.

How will attending a Mental Health First Aid course help?

Research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:

  • Raises awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health
  • Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Promotes early intervention which enables recovery

This course will run from 9.30am to 5.00pm on the 25th and 26th of November. 

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes A practical skills and awareness course designed to give you: A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own. Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues. Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress. Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening. Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support.
Suitable for Adult MHFA courses are for everyone aged 16 upwards.
How to book
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Cost Reduced Training Fee: £200 - This includes the cost of your workbook and certification fee

Mental Health First Aid (2 Day Course)

9 January at 10:00am to Friday 10 January at 4:30pm, 2020
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist, but just like physical first aid, it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis.

Every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor who has attended our Instructor Training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health, and is trained to keep people safe and supported while they learn.

How will attending a Mental Health First Aid course help?

Research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:

  • Raises awareness and mental health literacy
  • Reduces stigma around mental ill health
  • Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
  • Promotes early intervention which enables recovery

This course will run from 10am to 4.30pm on the 9th and 10th of November. 

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes A practical skills and awareness course designed to give you: A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own. Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues. Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress. Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening. Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support.
Suitable for Adult MHFA courses are for everyone aged 16 upwards.
How to book
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Cost Reduced Training Fee: £200 - This includes the cost of your workbook and certification fee