Training Courses

We have a comprehensive selection of courses on the way for Professionals, Parents & Carers.

All courses are listed here – click on a course title to see the details, dates and prices. Once you have decided which course (or courses) you wish to attend, simply enter the number of places you wish to book on the preferred dates, scroll to the bottom of the page (or click on ‘Complete Booking Details’) and enter your information so we can bill you as appropriate. You can pick multiple courses in one go.

If you are a parent/carer, we will contact you by email to organise payment.

Achieving a Work/Life Balance

2 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
6.30-8.30pm — £20 per person

Trainer: Paddy Roadnight View Profile

A focussed workshop on ensuring you are in a good place to support and encourage others; at home, work or in the community. Exploring issues impacting on your work life balance and how ways of getting it right can lead to a more balanced life style resulting in better physical health and wellbeing. This is a facilitated session with the focus on solutions for you.

  • Why prioritising and investing in time to ‘care’ for yourself is paramount
  • Exploring feelings, to what extent does guilt play a part?
  • What could you do differently?
  • Sources of support









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Coping with Stress

3 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
12.30-3.30pm — £30 per person

Trainer: Michele Cranstone – Counsellor View Profile

All of us experience stress; it really is an integral part of life in the 21 st century. However, for many of us we don’t realise just how stressed we are until it detrimentally impacts our lives either mentally or physically.
This workshop will help you to:

  • Understand how ‘normal’ to some extent stress is
  • Appreciate the vast array of signs & symptoms
  • Give you time to reflect on your personal ‘tipping point’
  • Provide ideas to address the balance in your life






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De-escalation Workshop

3 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
9.30am-12.30pm — £30 per person

Trainer: Claire Crampton – Therapist & Learner Support View Profile

Situations with young people can get quickly out of hand, feel unmanageable and at times it may feel as if we are in a hostile situation. This workshop with explore ways of understanding, recognising the signs and contributing factors of escalation as well as ways of managing de-escalation safely. We will also look at ways in which we can work with resolution and reflection.





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Effects of Neglect & Abuse

3 hr workshop for Professionals
9.30am - 12.30pm — £30 per person

Trainer: Claire Crampton – Therapist & Learner Support View Profile

A workshop that looks at developmental trauma and complex PTSD which results from neglect and abuse in childhood. We will examine the brain process and response, how this presents itself in teen years and ways in which we can understand and help the young person who presents with trauma symptoms, how they view the world and what can be done to help. Can include some case study question/answer time. Suitable for any professional working with young people.




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Listening to Young People

3 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
9.30am - 12.30pm — £25 per person

Trainer: Claire Crampton – Therapist & Learner Support View Profile

An interactive workshop to explore why we might need to talk about communicating listening to teenagers, why it might be different to communicating with adults and how this differs in our professional environments. You will learn basic listening skills, look at how to ‘be with’ a young person and why that may be challenging. The workshop will touch on self-awareness and safeguarding.






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Mentoring Young People

1 Day Course for Professionals
9.30am-3.30pm — £40 per person

Trainer: Paddy Roadnight View Profile

Looking at the role of the Mentor in supporting young people in a range of situations to enable them to benefit from the knowledge and experience of the Adult Role Model. Help them clarify their goals, offering practical advice and supporting change; to engage, encourage and inspire through your support. Some instruction and information but mostly workshops exploring and looking at good practice.







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Parenting an Anxious Child

1 Day Course for Parents
10.00am-3.00pm — £30 per person

Trainers:
Michele Cranstone – Counsellor View Profile
Jane Gardner – Pastoral and Referral Manager View Profile

Anxiety is commonplace among children and adults alike. Being a parent can be challenging even with the best support systems and resources available. Being the parent/s of an anxious child, causing them to miss opportunities in education and socialising can become, a lonely and overwhelming place. For some parents feelings of guilt and frustration build, when demands from an anxious child, become constant and draining.

Attending this workshop will:

  • Enable you to appreciate what anxiety is and how it can present in children and young people
  • Provide an opportunity to share your experiences (if you would like) with parents in similar situations
  • Provide practical take away tools
  • Signpost sources of further help and support






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Providing Emotional Well-being Support for Young People & Adults who have Special Educational Needs

1 day course for Professionals, Parents & Carers
9.30am-3.30pm — £45 per person

Trainer: TBC

In this workshop delegates will explore the strategies they can employ to support vulnerable young people , including those with SEN, in maintaining mental health and well-being: Focussing mainly on those with, sensory or social communication differences including autism.






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Supporting the Emotional Health of Young People

1 day course for Professionals, Parents & Carers
9.30am-3.30pm — £30 per person

Trainer: Paddy Roadnight View Profile

A one day workshop for the non-specialist working with young people, looking at the underlying issues impacting on them. Focussing on identifying concerns and supporting them in difficult times.
The day will look at some scenarios and use workshops to identify strategies to support them and prevent escalation including Emotional First Aid. Some instruction and information but mostly workshops exploring and looking at good practice.







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Supporting Young People to Develop Healthy Relationships

3 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
9.30am - 12.30pm — £25 per person

Trainer: Marie Greenhalgh - Head of Post 16 Education, Lead for SEN & Learner Welfare View Profile

This course will cover:

  • Healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • Reasons why young people might become either victims or perpetrators of unhealthy relationships
  • How to work with vulnerable young people, including those with SEND, to educate on healthy relationships






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Supporting Your Team Emotionally

3 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
12.30-3.30pm — £30 per person

Trainer: Michele Cranstone – Counsellor View Profile

Managing or supervising a team can be a challenge, doing more with fewer resources is the mainstay of most work environments. With one in four people (mind.org) in the UK suffering from a mental health issue, supporting a colleague or employee emotionally in the workplace is an increasing occurrence.

This workshop will cover:

  • Why we need to be aware of Mental Health in the Workplace
  • An overview of depression and anxiety, how to spot the early warning signs and thinking about mental health as a continuum
  • How to support a colleague/employee: The art of really listening






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Supporting Yourself when Supporting others

3 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
12.30-3.30pm — £30 per person

Trainer: Michele Cranstone – Counsellor View Profile

Caring for, or supporting others with issues such as mental health can sometimes come at a cost to your own well being.

Some of the topics that this workshop will explore are:

  • Why prioritising and investing in time to ‘care’ for yourself is paramount
  • Exploring feelings, to what extent does guilt play a part?
  • What could you do differently?
  • Sources of support






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Understanding Gender & Sexuality Differences

3 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
9.30am - 12.30pm — £30 per person

Trainer: Claire Crampton – Therapist & Learner Support View Profile

The words and descriptions around gender fluidity and sexuality can feel daunting to understand and keep up with. This workshop aims to answer some common questions and concerns around young people and their identity using current language and understanding.






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What's All this Anger About?

3 hr workshop for Professionals, Parents & Carers
9.30am - 12.30pm — £25 per person

Trainer: Claire Crampton – Therapist & Learner Support View Profile

An interactive workshop that looks beyond the face of anger, it challenges whether or not anger is our enemy and encourages the participant to look at what is going on behind the ‘angry’ young person. We will look at what actually happens as a process when we are angry, whether or not we can ‘manage’ anger and what we can do. Can include some case study question/answer time.






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Where is the Love? You and Your Young Person

3 hr workshop for Parents & Carers
9.30am - 12.30pm — £25 per person

Trainer: Claire Crampton – Therapist & Learner Support View Profile

Teenagers are stereotypically seen as moody, changing between being withdrawn or shouting and generally behaving in ways that alienate those who love them the most. But what is your reality?
During this workshop we will explore the changes in your child and your relationship with them, and how you can still share a loving relationship with them.






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Your Child & Social Media

3 hr workshop for Parents & Carers
9.30am - 12.30pm — £25 per person

Trainer: Claire Crampton – Therapist & Learner Support View Profile

The dangers young people face online are often spoken about on the news, and can cause parents real concern.
During this workshop we will:

  • Break down the real risks and dangers.
  • Explore the best ways to support your child's online presence.






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Terms of Booking
  • Please note that the full cost of the training course will be charged to you if you do not give notification of cancellation in writing (email is acceptable) 48 hours prior to the training course being run.
  • Please note that we reserve the right to cancel any training course up to 1 week prior to the course date should the minimum numbers not be met.
  • Advisory : Please be aware that courses run from the Chineham and Old Basing locations only have stair access and there is no lift.
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