Training Schedule

 2020 Training Schedule

High Quality, Approved Training for Professionals

Training places can be booked via email to training@ourplacesupport.org stating:cpdcertifiedlogo

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Places are limited so please book in advance.

Evidence Gathering for Safeguarding -19th March 10am- 12.30pm, Our Place Community Hub, Farthing Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1RN

Gathering evidence imageIs gathering evidence an important part of your role? Have you seen the impact substandard evidence can have on gaining the required service for those you support?

Former Police Officer Claire-Denby Knight is delivering this fantastic course teaching professionals how to gather precise, exact, accurate information for the purpose of referrals.

On this course learners will consider what ‘evidence’ is, the skill of ‘questioning’, the art of listening and how to record what you have gathered.

Places are limited and cost £85 per person (All Sectors) book via email to training@ourplacesupport.org 


Safeguarding Awareness – Monday 23rd March, 10am – 1pm  at Our Place Community Hub, Farthing Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1RN

***This course is now fully booked***

Next available course is 7th April 10am-1pm, details below

girl on bridgeThis course will give professionals an introduction/refresher in Child Protection and Safeguarding.

Learners will be able to recognise and respond to safeguarding concerns when working with children, young people and adults at  risk, be equipped with the knowledge of the signs and symptoms of various forms of abuse and will leave the session confident that they can act effectively and appropriately in response to a safeguarding concern or disclosure.

This course is updated on a regular basis to reflect changes in legislation and statistics.

Private Sector: £85pp                          Voluntary Sector:  £65pp

Book via email to training@ourplacesupport.org 


Autism Awareness – Monday 30th March, 12.45pm-3pm at Our Community Hub, Farthing Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1RN
autism-2377410_960_720This course offers an introduction to Autism for professionals and looks at defining Autism, how Autism may look, feel and how it can be perceived.

Learners will  consider how the world looks from an Autistic perspective and will be given tools and ideas to enable them to support individuals on the Autistic Spectrum

Private Sector: £65pp                          Voluntary Sector:  £47.50pp

Book via email to training@ourplacesupport.org 


Managing Stress – Thursday 23rd April 1pm-3pm at Sutton Coldfield Baptist Church, Trinity Hill, B72 1TA

Stress 1This course offers an informal and practical workshop looking at the role and function of stress, analysed through our own experience but also considering its impact on those we work with too . Learners will be given the opportunity to experiment with a range of different relaxation techniques and strategies to encourage psychological flexibility.

This course is suitable for personal development and for professionals supporting others in their social and emotional well-being.

Private Sector: £65pp                          Voluntary Sector:  £47.50pp

Book via email to training@ourplacesupport.org 


Safeguarding Awareness – Tuesday 7th April, 10am – 1pm  at Our Place Community Hub, Farthing Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1RN

girl on bridge

This course will give professionals an introduction/refresher in Child Protection and Safeguarding.

Learners will be able to recognise and respond to safeguarding concerns when working with children, young people and adults at  risk, be equipped with the knowledge of the signs and symptoms of various forms of abuse and will leave the session confident that they can act effectively and appropriately in response to a safeguarding concern or disclosure.

This course is updated on a regular basis to reflect changes in legislation and statistics.

Private Sector: £65pp                          Voluntary Sector:  £47.50pp

Book via email to training@ourplacesupport.org 


Managing Thoughts – Monday 11th May 1pm-3pm at Our Place Community Hub, Farthing Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1RN

Managing thoughtsWith over 2000 thoughts running through your mind every hour managing those negative or conflicting thoughts can be challenging!

Learners explore the nature and composition of our thoughts, looking at how they serve or enslave us. The course considers faulty thinking styles that catch us all out and provides resources for professionals to use with their own clients/mentees and staff to encourage individuals to take control of their thoughts and manage them effectively.

This course is suitable for personal development and for professionals supporting others in their social and emotional well-being.

Private Sector: £65pp                          Voluntary Sector:  £47.50pp

Book via email to training@ourplacesupport.org 


Transactional Analysis – Who am I? – Thursday 11th June 10am-12 noon at Sutton Coldfield Baptist Church, Trinity Hill, B72 1TA

TAIn this course learners will delve into the pools of being human: How the foundations of our beliefs, set the structure for our view of self and our interactions with others.Learn the powerful emotional language of Transactional Analysis; the psychology of human interaction and discover how you can use this with those you work with/support.

This course is suitable for personal development and for professionals supporting others in their social and emotional well-being.

Private Sector: £65pp                          Voluntary Sector:  £47.50pp

Book via email to training@ourplacesupport.org 


An Introduction to Female Genital Mutilation –  Wednesday 15th July, 10am-12.30pm at Our Place Community Hub, Farthing Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1RN

Black ladyThis introductory course provides participants with a history and understanding of the concept Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Learners will consider the definition of FGM, the law, statistics and the prevalence along with how professionals can safeguard against the practice by identifying early warning signs and knowing how to progress concerns.

Private Sector: £65pp                          Voluntary Sector:  £47.50pp

Book via email to training@ourplacesupport.org