Personal Safety

This one day course runs from 9.30am until 4.30pm every 6 months. 

Please see Eventbrite for dates.

Target Audience: Front Line Staff and Volunteers 

Aim: 

To develop awareness of the risks to personal safety whilst working alone. 

Objectives: 

  • Identify foreseeable risks to personal safety
  • Reporting all incidents to your line manager
  • The importance of following the organisations policy
  • Sharing strategies of how to avoid and reduce risks to safety
  • Understanding how aggressive situations can be worked with well
  • Understanding the practical importance of boundaries in social care practice. 

Our trainers

Duncan Wallace is the Learning and Development coordinator at Health in Mind.  Duncan worked and lived with people who are homeless in London and Glasgow before moving into staff training and organizational development work where he has worked with many different types of health and social care organisations.

Alan Burnett is the Training and Development Assistant at Health in Mind and has lived experience of Schizophrenia.

 

 

 

Need help now?

If you or someone you care for is facing a crisis and in distress, please contact NHS 24 on 111 or your GP directly.

Click here for further information and contact details.

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Training Calendar

Upcoming Training

September 2017

 

Personal Safety 

Tuesday 5 September-half day                        

Mental Health Awareness

Thursday 7 September - half day

Working with Media

Monday 11 September - Full day

 


 

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