Current Courses

I am always happy to develop bespoke courses to meet particular needs.

All courses are 1 day unless otherwise stated. 

Autism

  • Working with Autistic adults and children (Meets Care Act, Autism Act and SEND CoP requirements)
  • Assessing, Care Planning and Safeguarding with Autistic adults and children (Meets requirements of Care and Support (Assessment) Regulations 2014 Reg. 5 and Autism Act Statutory Guidance Chapter 3)
  • Sensory Workshop (1/2 day) (Supports compliance with the SEND Code of Practice and Autism Act Statutory guidance)
  • Managing aggressive and/or severe self-injurious behaviour (Meets requirements of Autism Act Statutory Guidance (2015) Chapter 7 and supports Transforming Care)
  • Autism and the Criminal Justice System (Meets Autism Act Statutory Guidance (2015) Chapter 9)
  • Autism, Best Interests and Deprivation of Liberty (1/2 day) (Improves Mental Capacity Act compliance and supports Transforming Care)

Also Available

  • Transition from Children to Adult services - Autism specific
  • Autism in schools (General, for staff from a range of settings)
  • Improving learning and attainment for autistic pupils – mainstream primary (4-11)
  • Improving learning and attainment for autistic pupils – mainstream secondary (11-18)
  • Improving learning and attainment for autistic pupils – special schools
  • Sensory needs in autism
  • Communication with less verbal autistic children/adults
  • Communication with more verbal autistic children/adults
  • Managing behaviour which may challenge (mainstream settings)
  • Managing behaviour which may challenge (special schools and alternative provision)
  • Autism and Sexuality
  • Autism and Independence
  • Autism and Mental Health
  • Parent/carer training

Legal Framework Training for Social Care

Safeguarding

  • Undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries (2-day, 1-day refresher available)
  • Report Writing for Adult Safeguarding
  • Chairing Strategy Meetings
  • Safeguarding for Registered Managers (2-day)
  • Legal Literacy for Adult Safeguarding
  • Making Safeguarding Personal

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty

  • Mental Capacity Act - Advanced (Legal Update)
  • BIA refresher training

Care Act

  • Ordinary Residence (1/2 day)
  • Assessment, Eligibility and Care Planning (2-day, 1-day refresher available)
  • Charging and Financial Assessment
  • Commissioning and Contracting
  • SEND and Transition (with CHC if required)
  • Legal Update including Judicial Reviews
  • Transition from Children's to Adult services - the legal framework for 16 to 25 year olds (including EHCPs and Care Act transition)

Mental Health Act

  • Nearest Relative (1/2 day)

Also available

  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Mental Capacity Act - Assessment & Recording
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
  • Deprivation of Liberty in non-DoLS settings (including re X)
  • Care Act Ordinary Residence and Legal Risk