Training

Training - Awareness of DoLS Training

The Mental Capacity Act allows restraint and restrictions to be used – but only if they are in a person's best interests. Extra safeguards are needed if the restrictions and restraint used will deprive a person of their liberty. These are called the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. This training course aimed at increasing knowledge of frontline professionals of DoLS.

Training - Learning Disability Awareness

The Learning Disability Awareness course aims to build on your understanding of what it means to have a learning disability and how you can support individuals with a learning disability. 
 
The course is suitable for staff working in a variety of settings.  It will be useful whether you are employed in a health or social care, a community or an education setting or whether you work in a paid or voluntary role.  

What Will You Learn From Our Training

Purpose and Principles of Independent Advocacy

Introduction to Advocacy

This Advocacy Training  introduces the concept of advocacy and provides a framework for developing advocacy practice and the tools for people to start engaging in the advocacy process.

It will cover:

  • History and context of advocacy 
  • Limits to Advocacy
  • Advocacy models
  • Role of an Advocate
  • Build some basic skills in advocacy
  • Advocacy process
  • Advocacy standards

 General Admission £95.00

Learning Disabilities Awareness (Free Event)

The Learning Disability Awareness course aims to build on your understanding of what it means to have a learning disability and how you can support individuals with a learning disability.  

The course is suitable for staff working in a variety of settings.  It will be useful whether you are employed in a health or social care, a community or an education setting or whether you work in a paid or voluntary role.  

IMHA Independent Mental Health Advocacy (3 days)

IMHA TRAINING

The aim of the course is to support the development of the practical skills and knowledge required to provide statutory Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) as detailed within the Mental Health Act. The Mental Health’s act creation of the role of Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) requires advocates to understand how Mental Health Legislation affects patients who meet the qualifying criteria for this service, and how to respond to such referrals.

IMHA Course Outline

IMCA (3 days)

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 introduced the role of the independent mental capacity advocate (IMCA). In order to undertake the role of the IMCA the Department of Health expect the individual to be appropriately trained and qualified. This training will support learners to develop the underpinning knowledge required to provide Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy support within the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and to explore and reflect on real case examples.