Staff
Training Workshops

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Choose from the following workshops:

1. Carer's Rights
Understanding the Care Act and carer's rights

Mondays

4:30 pm

A training session developed specifically for carer support staff, we will explore how the law protects carers. 

  • Understand carer's rights and the Care Act 2014
  • Know how carers might be supported with this understanding
  • Gain insight into working with other professionals when invoking the Care Act on behalf of carers
  • Feel more confident in offering carers support.  ​​

Recommended length: 1-2 sessions

By the end of 2 sessions, staff will have explored the Care Act and how to support carers to assert their rights. 

2. Train the Group Facilitator
How to facilitate interactive workshops for community groups

Saturdays

11:30 am

These workshops are for anyone who wants to facilitate a group session using an interactive approach. These are suitable for more discussion led sessions where the emphasis is on change and transformation. 

We will cover:

  • How to set up a workshop space 

  • Examining different learning styles

  • The difference between a teacher and facilitator 

  • Interactive approaches to group facilitation 

  • Questioning techniques 

  • How to plan a session, aims and objectives

  • Practical tutorials and demonstrating facilitation in action.

Recommended length: 1-5 sessions

By the end of the 5 sessions, staff will have explored a broad range of interactive exercises to suit varying learning styles, planned a whole session with a potential peer support group and facilitated an element of the workshop plan with positive feedback.

3. Boundaries for Support Staff
Boundary setting

Saturdays

11:30 am

This training offers a range of practical ways to build and maintain resilience and clarity when supporting carers. 

We will cover:

  • Setting and asserting boundaries

  • Managing expectations 

  • The importance of knowing limitations 

  • How to stay well at work. 

Recommended length: 1-2 sessions

By the end of the session, support staff will have learned more about setting and asserting boundaries and developed their resilience. 

4. Connections
Team building

Tuesdays

10:00 am

The Connections workshops will enable staff members to develop team building and trust skills within their own group. 

We will cover:

  • How we work together as a group. 

  • Trust exercises. 

  • Team building games. 

  • Problem-solving activities 

  • Managing and workshopping potential internal conflicts. 

  • Making or reviewing the group contract.

Recommended length: 1-5 sessions

By the end of the 5 sessions, the staff will have built trust as a team of advocates, identified how to work effectively together using the skills of each individual and built a positive force for change.

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