Estia - Listening Skills for Staff Working with People with Learning Disabilities Course

10-Jan-2019 09:30 to 13:30

Venue to be confirmed
This half day course is to provide participants with an introduction to listening skills and an understanding of how to listen to people with learning disabilities.

Course Content:
•Listening
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Estia - Supporting Adults with Mild Learning Disabilities & Complex Needs

30-Jan-2019 09:30 to 16:30

Venue to be confirmed
•What do we mean by complex?
•Capacity and consent
•Why people may develop complex needs
•Self harm
•Risky sexual behaviour
•Offending and the Criminal Justice System
•Substance
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Introduction to working with adults with a learning disability

06-Feb-2019 09:30 to 16:30

Location to be confirmed
To provide participants with a general introduction to working with adults with a learning disability.
Participants will gain an understanding of the mental and physical health needs of
adults
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Learning disability - through the lifespan

13-Feb-2019 09:30 to 16:30

Venue to be confirmed
To provide participants with an understanding of the challenges faced by adults with a learning disability during
significant life events and how to support them through these.
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Role of practice leadership in implementing ethical care support

14-Feb-2019 09:30 to 16:30

Venue to be confirmed
For the participants to understand the role of leadership in ensuring quality care and support is provided effectively and safely by shaping support staffs' daily practice.
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Estia - Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities whose Behaviour Challenges

20-Feb-2019 09:30 to 21-Feb-2019 16:30

Venue to be confirmed
•What is meant by ‘challenging behaviour’ and ‘self injurious behaviour’
•Values and approaches
•Understanding why adults may engage in behaviour that challenges
•What is meant by positive
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Maudsley Masterclass - Mental health in the workplace for managers and HR professionals

21-Feb-2019 09:30 to 16:30

ORTUS Learning & Events Centre
The workforce is increasingly seen as an important place in which to focus in delivery of better training in mental health. Sickness absence as a result of poor mental health is a growing issue and it
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Maudsley Masterclass - Psychiatry for occupational health clinicians

25-Feb-2019 09:30 to 16:30

ORTUS - Learning and Events Centre
Mental health disorders are a frequent cause of problems in the workplace as well as staff absences. This one-day course is aimed at medical, nursing and allied health professionals working in occupational
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Risk assessment for staff supporting

28-Feb-2019 09:30 to 16:30

TBC
Course Content

* Human rights and values
* Why do we do risk assessment?
* Assessing risk
* Predicting risk
* Intervening in risk
* Mental health and risk
* Challenging
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Supporting adults with a learning disability and autism

07-Mar-2019 09:30 to 16:30

Weston Education Centre, Kings College London
To provide participants with a general introduction to autism and adults with a learning disability, and how to positively support them.
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