The Introduction to Advocacy Training is ideal if you are new to the area of Independent Advocacy.
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 be held in Huddersfield. The training aims to support people who wish to learn more about the new advocacy role and to prepare advocates who will be delivering advocacy under the Care Act.
This 2 day course will cover:
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.
This training aims to support people who wish to learn more about the new advocacy role and to prepare advocates who will be delivering advocacy under the Care Act.
This 2 day course will cover:
To ensure that course participants have a good understanding of what constitutes abuse, are able to identify abuse and neglect, and are clear about their role and responsibilities in multi-agency safeguarding adult procedures.
A significant part of the workshop will include action learning which allow the opportunity for Advocates to bring existing or historical cases to explore ways of working.
This course is an introduction to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, it will also cover Managing Equality and Diversity, Unconscious Bias, Embedding Equality into the workplace. It is intended to go beyond compliance with equality legislation and move towards a situation where there is awareness in your area of work, and active commitment to, the need to ensure equality of opportunity and the benefits of diversity and inclusion.
Prepare to be challenged!
Independent Mental Capacity Role
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.
This course will be of particular relevance to any advocates who may be called upon to practice in a non-instructed way; including both Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCA) and Independent Mental Health Advocates (IMHA)
Effective negotiation helps you to resolve situations where what you want conflicts with what someone else wants. The aim of win-win negotiation is to find a solution that is acceptable to both parties, and leaves both parties feeling that they've won, in some way, after the event.
Our training will explore negotiation in relation to the advocacy roles.
The training will explore: