Our one day Eating Disorders training course aims to provide delegates with a greater understanding of eating disorders by raising awareness, challenging stereotypes and stigmas.
Foster Care Training Overview:
Our Foster Care training courses have been developed and adapted to meet the specialist situation of supporting a looked after child in the family home. We are continually adding new courses and have a team of specialists including child psychologists and counsellors, social workers and behavioural specialists that can tailor courses to meet your carer’s needs.
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For medium risk settings Module 3 provides training in restrictive and non-restrictive physical intervention skills including; positive handling, guiding/shepherding techniques, restraint or clinical holding. For those experience hazardous behaviours that poses physical risk to staff or service users, where non-restrictive breakaway skills may not always be adequate to manage the risk and restrictive physical skills or manual restraint may be required.
Attendees will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of paediatric first aid situations.
Our Therapeutic Parenting Course is aimed at Parents and Supporting Professionals that want to learn the core principles of Therapeutic Parenting.
Learn support structures and effective strategies to aid young children and adolescents with the Pathological demand avoidance (PDA).
This 3 hour course will give staff additional skills to support those they work with in their oral care.
Our Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder course gives learners an overview of what FASD is and helps them recognise the signs and symptoms of the disorder. The course outlines tools and strategies for the support, care and education of someone affected with FASD and how it may affect them across their lifespan.
This course explores the causes and strategies for managing challenging behaviours with the goal of meeting the foster child’s needs.
This course explores the challenges associated with allegations and complaints against those that care for children and clearly outlines the processes and procedures that should be taken.
This course raises awareness of Equality & Diversity in the workplace, encourages candidates to reflect on their values, attitudes and opinions and explores how prejudices develop.
This course provides an effective means of ensuring that employees are aware of their responsibilities and have understood the principles of the safe moving and lifting of loads.
This course explores what self-harm is, who does it and how to recognise potential signs.
This workshop is aimed at male foster carers giving them an environment where they can speak openly and confidentially about their experiences of caring.
This course helps carers meet legal standards and provides the knowledge and skills to recognise and reduce common household risks.
Theoretical and practical training in First Aid techniques suitable for infants, children and teens, designed to meet standard 6.7 of the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services.
For low risk settings. Module 1 covers Positive Behavioural Support & De-escalation training for those that experience behaviour of concern but there is little or physical risk to staff or service users. It is also suitable for those who want to better support individuals to prevent behaviours from escalating.
For medium to high risk settings, Module 4 provides advanced physical skills training to manage high risk situations where the level of risk poses a significant physical risk to staff or service users, and restrictive physical skills or manual restraint are required regularly. The level of risk posed may require the need for higher level techniques including floor or safety pod holds, seclusion, or rapid tranquillisation.
For low to medium risk settings Module 2 provides personal safety strategies, non-restrictive physical skills including responsive interventions to manage big emotions and breakaway training for those who experience hazardous behaviour that poses a physical risk to staff or service user. Staff need training in personal safety, breakaway or separation techniques but should not be required to use manual restraint. (this is the maximum level for lone workers)
An advanced, in-depth course on child safeguarding, aimed at learners who have prior safeguarding knowledge or experience.
This course explores the causes, symptoms, treatments and impact that PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) can have on people and individuals.
An awareness course delivered over a half or full day, useful for anyone with an interest or a need to better understand, support, or treat someone with epilepsy.
This half-day or one-day course equips parents, carers and teachers to identify and act on the signs of child sexual exploitation.
This course helps develop an understanding of food safety that is suitable to a home setting and also addresses good nutrition for young people.
This course supports foster carers to write appropriate and accurate records within child social care roles.
Theoretical and practical training in First Aid techniques specific to infants aged 0 to 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.
This course is recommended for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.
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