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Professional Training for 2016 - 17

Working with children, young people and adults with learning disabilities or autism and their families


Respond Training Programme for 2016-2017 will improve your professional skills and deepen your knowledge of best practice working with people with learning disabilities or autism, and enable you and your organisation to make a greater impact.









Attachment based responses: practical solutions to working with people with learning disabilities or autism



DATE: Thursday 29th June 2017 with Noelle Blackman


Attachment theory offers professionals an important insight into understanding the people we work with, as well as help in understanding our own responses and feelings when working with people with learning disabilities or autism. Respond is expert in working with young people and adults who often present with profound attachment disorders, often as a consequence of abuse and trauma.


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An introduction to working therapeutically with people with learning disabilities


DATE: Friday 14th July 2017 with Jamie Kelly


Respond is expert in creative therapeutic interventions for people with learning disabilities using art, play, music, drama and movement.  This training looks at ways of working therapeutically with people with learning disabilities who have been abused or experienced trauma.  The course will cover: an introduction to disability psychotherapy; the different approaches to verbal and non-verbal communication and when this is the most appropriate method; attachment theory in disability, abuse and trauma.


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We are finalising the date for this course.  Please register your interest for it by emailing training@respond.org.uk and we will advise you of the date once it has been confirmed.




PREVIOUS TRAINING


Working with young people with learning disabilities who display sexually inappropriate behaviour


Child sexual exploitation and young people with learning disabilities




Our expert trainers can offer the following bespoke courses:

Working with parents with children who have learning disabilities or autism

Supporting parents who have learning disabilities

Domestic Violence and people with learning disabilities or autism

People with learning disabilities as vulnerable witnesses: investigative interviewing and achieving best evidence

Supporting people with learning disabilities with ageing

Lets talk about sex

Paraphilias and Learning Disability


An Introduction to Loss and Bereavement


Words as a second language: working with people with learning disabilities who are non verbal



Respond offers a wide range of training days and courses that can be tailored to fit the needs of the organisation. If you are interested to discuss our training offer or would like to commission bespoke training, please contact our office on 020 7383 0700 or email training@respond.org.uk



 



Sex offending: risk assessment, management and treatment


DATE: Friday 10th February 2017 with Richard Curen


This course looks at causes of sex offending in people with learning disabilities. It considers assessment and management of risk, paying particular attention to the needs of people with learning disabilities who may display offending behaviour.  We will identify the needs of organisations and staff that support them.  Time will be spent examining policy and practice. We will use the Respond psychodynamic approach combined with relevant actuarial tools to explore individual and group treatment options.


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