training & events

You can use the calendar, search fields or listing below to find the training or event that is right for you! If you cannot find what you are looking for contact Georgina Gorton for more information georginag@sitra.org or call 020 7793 4713.

Or download our TRAINING GUIDE for the full range of courses that we offer.

April 2014

Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30

Key:

  • Today
  • Event day
  • Past day

Search training & events

Alcohol Abuse in Older People

Tuesday 13th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Friday 9th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

An introduction to both the theoretical and practical applications of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Assertiveness

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is geared toward those that are committed to communicating more clearly with more effective results, whether or not they have management responsibilities.

Assertiveness

Thursday 8th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Geared towards those that are committed to communicating more clearly with more effective results, whether or not they have management responsibilities.

Benefits: an introduction

Friday 25th April 2014

Location: Sitra, Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course is designed to give participants an overview of the structure of the benefits system and to enable them to understand the different categories of benefits. It will also help participants to identify who may or may not be able to claim.

Communication Skills: Written and Verbal

Friday 16th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course is suitable for anyone, including administrative and support staff. It is a basic level course for those wanting to improve their written and verbal communication skills.

Communication Skills: Written and Verbal

Tuesday 29th April 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is suitable for anyone, including administrative and support staff. It is a basic level course for those wanting to improve their written and verbal communication skills.

Debt Management

Friday 30th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Debt Management

Friday 9th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Dementia and Wellbeing

Friday 2nd May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

This training course is aimed at all care staff working with clients who have dementia. The training course examines the causes, signs and symptoms, treatments and therapies related to dementia.

Depression in Older People

Monday 28th April 2014

Location: Sitra, Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course examines the nature and incidence of depression in older people, plus factors that can place an older person at risk of becoming depressed. The course will explore appropriate approaches and strategies for intervention.

Designer Drugs and Legal Highs (Novel Psychoactive Substances)

Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Providing participants with practical knowledge and skills to use when working with legal high users.

Designer Drugs and Legal Highs (Novel Psychoactive Substances)

Wednesday 21st May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Providing participants with practical knowledge and skills to use when working with legal high users.

Diabetes

Wednesday 7th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Participants will identify the type of person at risk of developing diabetes. You will also gain an understanding of how diabetes affects older people, examining the long-term effects of diabetes on the body, and develop a greater knowledge of how to effectively care for an older person with diabetes.

Diabetes

Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

During this course, participants will identify the type of person at risk of developing diabetes.

Difficult, Dangerous, and Disturbing Behaviour

Thursday 5th June 2014

Location: Sitra, Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course is suitable for anyone working in settings where people may behave in a difficult, disturbing or dangerous way. This is an intensive, practice-based course, which can be emotionally demanding, as
incidents are acted out by the trainer in front of the group.

DIY Possessions

Tuesday 20th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course aims to equip staff with the knowledge, skills and confidence to prepare and present information in county court proceedings for possession of assured (shorthold) tenancy and licence agreements.

Domestic Violence Awareness

Monday 19th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course is aimed at any staff member who would like to, or needs to, develop awareness of this sensitive and important area.

Domestic Violence Awareness

Wednesday 11th June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is aimed at any staff member who would like to, or needs to, develop awareness of this sensitive and important area.

Drugs: Under the Spotlight

Thursday 12th June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

For staff working in services where people may be using drugs.

Drugs: Under the Spotlight

Thursday 26th June 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

For staff working in services where people may be using drugs.

Dual Diagnosis

Wednesday 30th April 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

For staff working in residential or community settings with clients who have mental health and substance misuse issues.

Epilepsy

Wednesday 7th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is designed for staff working with clients with epilepsy. Participants will discuss causes of epilepsy, different types of epilepsy and treatments for epilepsy.

Epilepsy

Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

The course is designed for staff who need to gain an understanding of epilepsy.

Equality and Diversity

Monday 23rd June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

This course is suitable for anyone interested in developing their understanding and promoting good practice in this important area.

Equality and Diversity

Friday 6th June 2014

Location: Sitra, Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course is suitable for anyone interested in developing their understanding of equality and diversity and promoting good practice in this important area.

Food Hygiene - CIEH Accredited

Thursday 19th June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is suitable for any staff who come into contact with food or food products, regularly or irregularly in the course of their work and results in the CIEH accredited Level 2 Food Safety Award.

Food Hygiene - CIEH Accredited

Thursday 22nd May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course is suitable for any staff who come into contact with food or food products, regularly or irregularly in the course of their work and results in the CIEH accredited Level 2 Food Safety Award.

FREE EVENT - "Specified Accommodation" - Free Regional Briefings - Bristol

Tuesday 20th May 2014

Location: National Housing Federation, 101 Victoria Street Bristol BS1 6PU

Changes to Supported Housing contained in the “The Housing Benefit and Universal Credit (Supported Accommodation) (Amendment) Regulations 2014”

What are the changes and how will they affect services?

FREE EVENT - "Specified Accommodation" - Free Regional Briefings - Leeds

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Location: Leeds Church Institute (LCI) 20 New Market Street, Leeds, LS1 6DG

Changes to Supported Housing contained in the “The Housing Benefit and Universal Credit (Supported Accommodation) (Amendment) Regulations 2014”

What are the changes and how will they affect services?

Health and Safety

Wednesday 21st May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course aims to provide managers and staff with responsibilities for health and safety with the knowledge and skills required to develop policies and conduct risk assessment.

Health and Safety

Wednesday 18th June 2014

Location: Sitra, Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course aims to provide managers, and staff with responsibilities for health and safety, with the knowledge and skills required to develop policies and conduct risk assessment.

Housing Law and Good Practice Part 1: Occupancy and Security of Tenure

Tuesday 24th June 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course offers a practical and user-friendly introduction to housing legislation surrounding landlords and tenants, in both the private and social housing sectors.

Housing Law and Good Practice Part 2: Homelessness and Housing Options

Wednesday 25th June 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Managing and Recruiting Volunteers

Thursday 15th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

In the current climate, the housing support and care sector will be seen as an ideal environment for volunteering opportunities. Harnessing the energy of volunteers can enhance an organisation but also brings responsibilities.

Managing and Recruiting Volunteers

Thursday 29th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

In the current climate, the housing support and care sector will be seen as an ideal environment for volunteering opportunities. Harnessing the energy of volunteers can enhance an organisation but also brings responsibilities.

Mental Health in Later Life

Thursday 8th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Mental Health in Later Life

Thursday 24th April 2014

Location: Sitra, Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course is designed for those who are providing care for older people in both residential or community settings. The course discusses the common kinds of psychiatric illness facing older people.

Mental Health Issues

Wednesday 28th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Mental Health Issues

Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Motivational Interviewing

Wednesday 4th June 2014

Location: Sitra, Southampton

This course is suitable for staff working with any client group, where they have 1-to-1 conversations with clients, in which they aim to help the client move forward with their issues or concerns.

Moving between Housing Support and Personal Care Services

Thursday 1st May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Considering branching out from housing support services and into personal care, or from personal care to housing support?

Moving between Housing Support and Personal Care Services

Wednesday 7th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Considering branching out from housing support services and into personal care, or from personal care to housing support?

Panic and Anxiety

Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is ideal for people working with clients who display symptoms of panic and anxiety, from mild panic to more advanced stages of panic.

Performance Management - ILM Accredited

Wednesday 18th June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This accredited course is aimed at managers, supervisors, team leaders and senior members of staff who are involved in the management of other people’s performance in the workplace.

Personality Disorders

Monday 9th June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Personality Disorders

Monday 30th June 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Presentation Skills

Thursday 19th June 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

This course is suitable for anyone who either is or will be required to give presentations, internally or externally.

Presentation Skills

Friday 6th June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is suitable for anyone who either is or will be required to give presentations, internally or externally.

Rent Arrears

Thursday 29th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Providing frontline staff with an overview of good practices for dealing with rent arrears.

Self Harm: Supporting Clients

Thursday 22nd May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is suitable for people working within a variety of health, social care and support roles, or any front line staff who may be working closely with vulnerable clients who are at risk of self harming.

Service Users as Volunteers

Thursday 15th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London. SW8 1SJ

How can service users be supported into volunteering activities? This course will address possible approaches and ways to help make the most effective use of these opportunities.

Service Users as Volunteers

Thursday 29th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

How can service users be supported into volunteering activities? This course will address possible approaches and ways to help make the most effective use of these opportunities.

Staff Supervision and Appraisal - ILM Accredited

Thursday 26th to Friday 27th June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This 2-day accredited course aims to increase manager’s knowledge and confidence in providing supervision and to identify, develop, practice and receive feedback on relevant skills.

Staff Supervision and Appraisal - ILM Accredited

Wednesday 14th to Thursday 15th May 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

This 2-day accredited course aims to increase manager’s knowledge and confidence in providing supervision and to identify, develop, practice and receive feedback on relevant skills.

Substance Misuse: Brief Interventions

Friday 30th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Exploring screening and brief interventions for drug and alcohol misuse.

Suicidal Behaviour

Wednesday 7th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course is suitable for people working in a variety of health, social care and support roles. Particularly those working with clients who may demonstrate suicidal tendencies or talk about suicidal thoughts/images.

Support Planning and Key Working Skills

Wednesday 11th June 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Support Planning and Key Working Skills

Thursday 24th April 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Tenancies and Licences in Agency Managed Properties

Monday 16th June 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

This course will cover the how to manage tenancies and licences in agency managed properties. It will cover landlord and managing agent responsibilities in managing tenancies and licences.

Training and Facilitation Skills

Thursday 12th to Friday 13th June 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Universal Credit: An Introduction

Monday 28th April 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Are you responsible for advising clients on the types of benefits that are available to them?

Vibrant Communities: Activity Leaders

Monday 19th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

As part of our training partnership with Ladder to the Moon, Sitra is pleased to announce this three-day course from their Vibrant Communities programme. Activity Leaders is a coach-led and highly enjoyable course for activity coordinators and equivalent roles. It equips participants with practical tools for raising the level of person-centred activity in their workplace.

Vibrant Communities: Vibrant Service Leaders

Monday 21st July 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

As part of our training partnership with Ladder to the Moon, Sitra is pleased to announce this one-day course from their Vibrant Communities programme. Vibrant Service Leaders is a coach-led course for managers and senior teams wishing to build understanding, skills and capability to lead and manage for activity, personalisation and vibrancy in housing, health and care services.

Welfare Reform Update

Tuesday 29th April 2014

Location: Southampton (Venue TBC)

Keep up to date with recent and forthcoming developments in the key areas of welfare benefits, housing and debt.

Welfare Reform Update

Wednesday 30th April 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

Keep up to date with recent and forthcoming developments in the key areas of welfare benefits, housing and debt.

Working with People with Complex Needs

Monday 12th May 2014

Location: Sitra (London), 3rd Floor, 55 Bondway, London, SW8 1SJ

People working in the fields of health, social care, supported housing and related areas are increasingly called upon to provide care and support to individuals with a variety of complex and multiple needs. This provides challenges and requires providers not only to have a good understanding of the manner in which these needs may manifest themselves but more importantly strategies for improving quality of life and optimising outcomes for these individuals.

My Learning Cloud discounts