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Sitra provides a broad range of training, briefings and special events for the housing, support and care sectors.

Our in-house training tailors a course to your organisational requirements whilst our public trainingbriefings and special events are open to everyone. 

If you become a Sitra member you will benefit from £100 off your first in-house course in addition to lots of other Membership Benefits.

Why not download our TRAINING GUIDE for the full range of courses that we offer.

Contact Jim Glennon for more information regarding in-house training - JimG@sitra.org or call 020 7840 4483 or contact Lana Newby for more information regarding public events - LanaN@sitra.org or call 020 7840 4497. 

Take a look at what is currently scheduled or search our calendar to find an event that’s right for you. 

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Boundaries, Lone Working & Dangerous Situations

Thursday 9th March 2017

Location: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingam, B5 6DR

Working on the frontline, you are likely to come face-to-face with decisions that can call into question your professional boundaries and personal safety. This training course aims to highlight awareness of appropriate behavior and coping strategies in various challenging scenarios. Join us on this practical and informative course.

Communicating with people living with Dementia - London

Thursday 16th March 2017

Location: London

This course will explore what wellbeing means to a person living with dementia and to understand how different care and communication approaches can improve a person's wellbeing. The course will introduce you to communication techniques that can enable co-production and positive risk taking.

Dementia and Housing - Bristol

Monday 27th March 2017

Location: Armada House Conference & Events, Armada House, Telephone Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4BQ

This training course will provide staff with a general overview of dementia including how to recognize different types of dementia and how to provide appropriate information, signposting and support. The course will also provide delegates with access to helpful resources.

Dementia: Assistive Technology and Home Adaptations - London

Wednesday 15th March 2017

Location: London

A one day course exampling the effective use of assistive technology to support people living independently as possible with dementia, and how this can enable independence and wellbeing. There will be real examples from care and support providers and the Housing LIN/telecare LIN research.

Dementia Friendly Homes - London

Monday 13th March 2017

Location: London

This course will explore how we can respond to the challenge of creating dementia friendly homes for independent living, introducing a wide range of practical improvements, many of which are low cost and easy to implement. These include the better use of colour and contrast, space and signage, design and decoration.

Mental Health: Panic, Anxiety and OCD

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Location: Sitra, Gateway House, Milverton Street, Kennington, London , SE11 4AP

Panic, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder are areas of mental health that are increasing diagnosis today. With this in mind, it is essential that an awareness and understanding of how these feelings and behaviours are manifest and how best to support clients experiencing the effects of panic, anxiety and OCD.

This training course is ideal for anyone working with clients who display symptoms of panic, anxiety or OCD, from mild symptoms to more advanced.

Safeguarding

Tuesday 21st March 2017

Location: Sitra, Gateway House, Milverton Street, Kennington, London , SE11 4AP

Join us on this essential training course, suitable for all staff working with vulnerable adults and/or young people, to ensure that they are proactive in recognising and responding to protection issues.

Time and Workload Management

Wednesday 29th March 2017

Location: Sitra, c/o Homeless Link, Gateway House, 8 Milverton Street, London, SE11 4AP

Perfect for anyone who would like to improve their motivation, effectiveness and productivity.

Welfare Benefits for EEA Migrants

Tuesday 27th June 2017

Location: Sitra, Gateway House, Milverton Street, Kennington, London , SE11 4AP

This one day course provides a complete understanding of when a European Economic Area national is entitled to welfare benefits and tax credits.

Supported Housing: shaping the future

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