The varying effects of alcohol have been observed by human civilization for thousands of years. Its use is often varied, having a place in all levels of society and utilised consistently in medicine, religion, and social ritualism. The eternal contradiction between alcohol as essential for pleasure yet being a catalyst for pain and societal evil, is found throughout much…
Training for Children's Homes, Mental Health, Foster Care & Schools
Courses are suitable for social workers, foster care, schools, children's homes and other groups and organisations that support children. We offer a range of courses for those working with children, ranging from first aid to physical intervention, health and safety and managing challenging behaviour. We are continually adding new courses and have a team of specialists including child psychologists, counsellors, social workers and nurses that can tailor courses to meet your training needs.
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Able Training, specialists in managing aggression and violence and all workplace training for social care, health, education and the commercial sector
This course outlines what ADHD is, how to recognise it and how to support an individual who displays it for both adults and children.
A specialist course for first aiders, carers, parents and teachers, based on The Anaphylaxis Campaign’s Allergy Wise programme which is RCN-accredited.
This 4 hour training session is a proactive step to demonstrating the commitment of a workplace towards their Prevent duty.
An introductory training course that outlines a basic understanding of what attachment is, and how it may impact on the relationships and behaviour of children within a care setting environment.
This course explores attachment theory and attachment patterns that are established early in life with a focus how on the attachment process can affect individual development.
This course explores the key skills used in counselling that are also invaluable to any person in a helping relationship.
This course explores the causes and strategies for identifying and managing challenging behaviours in children to create win-win outcomes.
This course explores the causes and strategies for managing challenging behaviours with the goal of meeting the foster child’s needs.
This course for staff in schools and child care settings explores the ability to resolve conflict through interpersonal skills rather than force.
This course explores the meaning of child trafficking, exploitation and grooming and teaches delegates how to deal with an instance of child trafficking or sexual exploitation.
This month plays host to the worldwide celebration of Autistic Pride Day. The 18th June saw organisations and people across the globe come together to connect with one another through various events, with the aim to celebrate autistic diversity and to demonstrate to allistic (non-autistic) people that those with autism are unique individuals, and not…
The 13th May see’s the start of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. In today’s increasingly knowledgeable and tolerant society, there’s still a whole lot of social stigma surrounding mental health. Mental health is conventionally defined by a person’s level of psychological well-being or the absence of mental illness – mental illness referring collectively to…
This year sees the return of National Autism Week, and the 10th Anniversary of the Autism Act in England. Pioneered by the National Autistic Society (NAS), the goal of National Autism Week is to raise public awareness and draw attention to the 700,000 people living with autism within the UK, and to help make the…
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