Training and Consultancy in Social Care

Training Courses


Bespoke courses are usually designed to meet the needs of individual organisations and their staff across the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors. They can be delivered in your own workplace. Alternatively you can attend courses which are run in our offices in Provincial House, Sheffield and in the St Albans Conference Centre, London. Please ring to discuss your training needs and requirements.

Established courses provided regularly are:

Safeguarding adults/abuse of adults:
  • Basic awareness
  • Alerter training
  • Handling disclosure
  • Learning the signs and symptoms of adult abuse
  • Preparing to undertake a safeguarding/ adult abuse investigation
  • Contributing to safeguarding investigations
  • Safeguarding for providers: issues, responsibilities and legislation
  • Interviewing skills
  • Preparing for and participating in case conferences
  • Chairing case conferences
  • Risk assessment in safeguarding adults work
  • Recording skills in safeguarding adults work
  • Developing safeguarding/protection plans
  • Managing adult safeguarding cases for managers
  • Developing/inducting specialist safeguarding adults teams
  • Minute-taking in safeguarding adults meetings for administrative staff
  • Working with victims of abuse in the long-term and the healing process
  • Perpetrators of adult abuse
  • Case review days
  • Refresher training
  • Training the trainers/developing pools of trainers
  • Safeguarding Adults: Issues for Sign Language Interpreters: Safe and Best Practice (Course 1)
  • Advanced Safeguarding Adults Course for Interpreters: More on Practice Issues (Course 2)
  • Further Advanced Safeguarding Adults Course for Interpreters (Course 3)
General courses for across the sectors (statutory, voluntary and independent):
  • Assertiveness training
  • Presentation skills
  • Dealing with grief, loss and bereavement
  • Recording skills
  • Risk assessment and care planning
  • Sexuality and older people
  • Supervision skills


Other News

Safeguarding Adults Courses for BSL Interpreters:
Course 1: Issues for Sign Language Interpreters - Safe and Best Practice (Saturday 25th April).
Course 2: Advanced Safeguarding Course - More on Practice Issues (Saturday 11th July).
Course 3 - Further Advanced Safeguarding Adults Course (Saturday 26th September).
Course 3 - Further Advanced Safeguarding Adults Course (Saturday 12th September).
ASSERTIVENESS TRAINING COURSE (open to men and women who want to become more assertive in their personal and/or working life)
London: Saturday 27th June 2015.
For course flyers and application forms please contact the office.

Check out our sister website for hypnosis and hypnotherapy services:

  • London (central and south)
  • Birmingham
Ring the office to find out when and where hypnotherapy sessions are taking place in the coming week/month.