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In light of the current Covid-19 situation a decision had been taken to provide a digital offer for  non-essential training.   However,  Moving & Handling Training has resumed back to face to face.

Autism in practice: Working with autistic adults

one day course

When

09 February 2017 - 06 April 2017    
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Event Type

Duration: 1 day

Cost:

Fully funded for Wider Sector and A&C Staff who work for Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Council and Rutland County Council.

£70 for all other Staff

Audience:

Direct Care Staff, Social Workers (LD, MH, Older Adults) to complement ‘Autism in Practice: Assessing & Care Planning with Autistic Adults’

Aims and Objectives:

1. Revision and extension of basic autism awareness content

2. Revision and extension of understanding of Equality Act requirement for reasonable adjustments and how to meet these when working with autistic adults.

3. Develop practical communication strategies when supporting an autistic person.

4. Recognise sensory needs and differences of an autistic person and be able to make appropriate adjustments

5. Develop understanding of how autistic people may experience change and transitions and effective approaches to providing support with this.

6. Be aware of the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act and develop practical strategies to support autistic adults to make their own decisions whenever possible

7. Develop understanding of the barriers autistic people may experience in the community and effective approaches to supporting life skills including independence, social skills and access to employment

8. Be able to support family and friends and recognise their expertise in relation to autistic clients whilst being aware of conflict of interest issues.

9. Recognise the most likely causes of stress and anxiety for autistic clients and be able to support autistic clients to manage stress and anxiety

10. Become aware of the likelihood of co-occuring mental health issues and how these may present differently in autistic clients

11. Know what other materials can be accessed and where.

 

Dates and venues available  

Venue

 

9th February 2017 Parkside, Melton Mowbray
8th March 2017 Gorse Covert Community Centre, Loughborough
6th April 2017 Heartwood Conferencing, Coalville

 

Course Times:  Arrive 9.00am for a 9:30 start and finish 4.30pm

The availability on this website is not a true reflection.  Please check and book yourself on the course through the Hub, with your user account https://leicestershiretotara.learningpool.com/login/index.php

If you do not have an account, this will need to be created for you.  Please follow the link for joining instructions and more information about the Hub: http://www.lscdg.org/lms-information/

Book through the Hub

If you do not have an account, this will need to be created for you.  Please follow the link for joining instructions and more information about the Hub

http://www.lscdg.org/lms-information/ or email lscdg@leics.gov.uk

Duration: 1 day Cost: Fully funded for Wider Sector and A&C Staff who work for Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Council and Rutland County Council. £70 for all other Staff Audience: Direct Care Staff, Social Workers (LD, MH, Older Adults) to complement ‘Autism in Practice: Assessing & Care Planning with Autistic Adults’ Aims and Objectives: 1. Revision and extension of basic autism awareness content 2. Revision and extension of understanding of Equality Act requirement for reasonable adjustments and how to meet these when working with autistic adults. 3. Develop practical communication strategies when supporting an autistic person. 4. Recognise sensory needs and differences of an autistic person and be able to make appropriate adjustments 5. Develop understanding of how autistic people may experience change and transitions and effective approaches to providing support with this. 6. Be aware of the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act and develop practical strategies to support autistic adults to make their own decisions whenever possible 7. Develop understanding of the barriers autistic people may experience in the community and effective approaches to supporting life skills including independence, social skills and access to employment 8. Be able to support family and friends and recognise their expertise in relation to autistic clients whilst being aware of conflict of interest issues. 9. Recognise the most likely causes of stress and anxiety for autistic clients and be able to support autistic clients to manage stress and anxiety 10. Become aware of the likelihood of co-occuring mental health issues and how these may present differently in autistic clients 11. Know what other materials can be accessed and where.  
Dates and venues available   Venue  
9th February 2017 Parkside, Melton Mowbray
8th March 2017 Gorse Covert Community Centre, Loughborough
6th April 2017 Heartwood Conferencing, Coalville
  Course Times:  Arrive 9.00am for a 9:30 start and finish 4.30pm The availability on this website is not a true reflection.  Please check and book yourself on the course through the Hub, with your user account https://leicestershiretotara.learningpool.com/login/index.php If you do not have an account, this will need to be created for you.  Please follow the link for joining instructions and more information about the Hub: http://www.lscdg.org/lms-information/

Book through the Hub

If you do not have an account, this will need to be created for you.  Please follow the link for joining instructions and more information about the Hub

http://www.lscdg.org/lms-information/ or email lscdg@leics.gov.uk

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