This page will list available training that may be of interest to Partners.
Early Help and Think Family Training
County Durham’s Think Family approach, together with our strategic partnership approach, brings together local partners to provide early support for children and families that builds resilience, prevents difficulties from escalating and leads to better outcomes that are sustainable; by creating and facilitating an environment of continuous learning. Please click on the link to locate our latest training courses.
Young People who Display Harmful Sexual Behaviour
The next topic of the Think Family Learning Network is as follows:
- What is harmful sexual behaviour
- Update on the procedures and the three routes to an AIM assessment/information sharing meeting
- Introduction to the Brook Traffic Light Tool
Further details can be found here
Introduction to the Durham Way – Integrated Working Across the Partnership
This introduction to the vision and principles of integrated working across the partnership and its working arrangements will introduce new workers (and staff who would like a refresher) into the “Durham Way”. Further details can be found here
The Developing Child & Young Person
This two-day course is aimed at all practitioners who would like to up-date their knowledge on child and young people development and the parental responses to different developmental and transition stages. Further details can be found here.
Tools of the Trade
This half-day workshop is only for staff who have completed the “The Developing Child and Young Person” two-day course and want to consider the application of the learning from the course into their practice. We will be sharing tools, approaches and ways of working with different age ranges to capture the views and feelings of children and young people. For details see here
Achieving Sustainable Change
A two-day training course for front line staff working with families to make positive changes
The course will support participants to:
Enhance Motivation through Motivational Interviewing techniques
- Understand the nature of resistance and how it impacts on behaviour change
- Look at the process of change
- Practice skills to enhance motivation
- Identify and maintain goals and change by using solution focused practice using solution focused tool.
The course will support participants to use motivational interviewing techniques to understand resistance and how we support behaviour change. Access details of the courses here
Hidden Sentence NEPACS training
Impact of that prison sentences have on children & families of prisoners, for details see here
Community Care Inform Podcasts
There are a range of podcasts on safeguarding matters available from Community Care Inform available on Soundcloud or follow the link here
Real Safeguarding Stories
A series of short interactive videos over a range of topics to assist with awareness raising and training here
Suicide Bereavement Training (PABBS)
To provide health professionals with an opportunity to build their confidence and skills caring for parents bereaved by suicide For more information see the following signposting the reader to suicide prevention training in England ( PHE,2016; p46) Potential impact on those Bereaved by Suicide Alternatively, contact Paul Higham directly – 07850 710555 – email@example.com
Drug and Alcohol Training
This free training is for all staff working within County Durham who may come into contact with people using alcohol or drugs and any other staff or volunteers who have an interest in these topics.
- Cannabis Awareness
- Bespoke Drug & Alcohol Training
- Drug Awareness
- Energy Drinks
- Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
- Alcohol Identification & Brief Advice
- Opiate Awareness
- Performance & Image Enhancing Drugs
- Stimulant Drug Awareness
- What ever happened to ‘legal highs’?
The training is for all staff working within County Durham who may come into contact with people using alcohol or drugs and any other staff or volunteers who have an interest in these topics.
Wellbeing for Life Training
This training is for professionals. Courses offered includes Capacity Building, Communication and Active Listening, Assertiveness, Food and Mood, Dementia awareness, Suicide awareness, Diabetes awareness Understanding Stress and Resilience and Mental Health Awareness among others. Sessions are available at a variety of locations across County Durham and available, fully subsidised,to professionals and members of the public working or living in County Durham. To book either register on the HITS user site www.hits.cdd.nhs.uk, email: cdda-tr.CBS@nhs.net or phone 01388 455 244 for further information
Unintentional Injury Programme
Training dates for 2020
- 06 February 2020 9am, Newton Aycliffe Family Centre, Stephenson Way, Newton Aycliffe. DL5 7DD
- 05 March 2020 1pm, Seaham Family Centre, Seaham House, Seaham. SR7 7EU
- 08 April 2020 9am, One Point Hub, Broom Road, Ferryhill. DL17 8AN
- 08 May 2020 1pm, Willington Family Centre, Chapel Street. Willington. DL15 0EQ
- 13 May 2020 6:30pm Belmont Community Centre, Sunderland Road, Durham. DH1 2LL
- 05 June 2020 1pm Seaham One Point Hub, Strangford Road, Seaham. SR7 8QE
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book.