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Funded Short Courses

Understanding Autism

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism – more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support  surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health.

Course Content:

· Learn how individuals with autism process sensory information

· Understand the characteristics that may be present in individuals with autism

· Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism

· Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism

· Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in people with autism

· Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support

For more information please contact: Nathan@datrainingandconsultancy.co.uk

02380 016 555

Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

Challenging behaviour is causing increasing concern today, as many individuals have    increasing levels of stress and uncertainty in their lives. This behaviour can be due to factors such as anxiety, neglect, abuse, learning disabilities and conditions like dementia. Understanding the causes of challenging behaviour is the first step towards finding ways to support individuals and manage their behaviour.

Course Content:

· Learn how individuals with autism process sensory information

· Understand the characteristics that may be present in individuals with autism

· Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism

· Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism

· Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in people with autism

· Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support

For more information please contact: Nathan@datrainingandconsultancy.co.uk

02380 016 555

Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

Mental Health problems affect around 1 in 10 children and young  people. These issues include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder and can often be a direct response to occurrences in their lives. Emotional well-being is just as important as a child’s mental health; therefore it is  important for those working with children and young  people to have a good understanding of the  concepts, risk factors and impact of mental health.

Course Content:

· Understand Children and Young People’s Mental Health in Context

· Understand Factors Which May Affect Children and Young People’s Mental Health

· Understand Children and Young People’s Mental Health Concerns

· Understand the Impact of Children and Young People’s Mental Health Concerns

For more information please contact: Nathan@datrainingandconsultancy.co.uk

02380 016 555

Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

Official data showed that over 7,500    people were referred to the Prevent programme in 2015/16. The purpose of this qualification is to support anyone who is responsible for the safeguarding of people and for helping prevent radicalisation. It gives learners an understanding of recognising the signs of abuse, how to reduce the risk radicalisation and the potential consequences of illegal online activity.

Course Content:

· Understanding the Prevent Duty

. Understanding Safeguarding

. Understanding Online Safety

For more information please contact: Nathan@datrainingandconsultancy.co.uk

02380 016 555

DA Training and Consultancy offer a wide range of short courses that can benefit you as an individual or your business. These short courses develop your knowledge and skills for the workplace so are greatly beneficial for you. If you have any further questions about what courses we offer please contact us on the details below.