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  1. Aggressive and Difficult Behaviours

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 10 Oct 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    Price starts at: £100.00

    A one-day workshop which equips participants with the skills and knowledge they need to avoid confrontational situations with difficult and aggressive clients and to use creative, effective strategies to calm a difficult and/or aggressive client when necessary.

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  2. Care Act and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 27 Nov 2017, 13 Mar 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    The majority of the Care Act became law from April 2015 and makes extensive references to the role of housing and use of housing scenarios in the statutory guidance. This course discusses the most significant changes for the housing sector including suitable accommodation, prevention and relief of homelessness.

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  3. Community Care and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 11 Oct 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £120.00

    Nearly 70 years of disparate and often contradictory community care legislation has been replaced by the Care Act 2014. The majority of the Act became law from 1 April 2015. This course looks at the philosophies that underpin the Act and provides an outline of the new legislation highlighting the most significant changes. The course will also look at the Act within the context of its potential utility in the prevention and relief of homelessness.

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  4. Domestic Violence and Housing

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 12 Dec 2017, 20 Mar 2018
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £180.00

    This course explores housing problems associated with domestic violence. Delegates will develop an understanding of the legal and housing options that are available in order to support clients.

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  5. Evaluating your Private Rented Sector offer

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    This workshop helps local authorities understand the benefits of evaluating their Private Rental Sector Access Scheme or Social Lettings Agency, taking them through how to plan and carry out an evaluation and importantly, examine how the outcomes of a review can be translated into developing a brand new offer.

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  6. Financial Capability for Advisers

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    This course trains advisers/staff to provide advice and assistance to residents in the areas of budgeting, managing their finances and debts and to understand the complicated Universal Credit system There have been substantial changes to the Welfare and Housing Benefit systems particularly with the introduction of the Universal Credit which will have significant implications for claimants Universal Credit will be paid to claimants on a monthly basis and this immediately raises issues for some residents in being able to budget and manage their money and pay their housing costs.

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  7. Homelessness Prevention and Reduction Seminar

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 28 Sep, 20 Oct 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £99.00

    The Homelessness Reduction Act creates a new duty for local authorities to prevent homelessness in England. The morning session of this one-day seminar outlines what is currently known about these duties, what further changes are expected, as well as the expected implications of the new legislation for the sector. During the afternoon delegates will look at practical strategies to achieve prevention of homelessness based on the options that may be available in cases of relationship breakdown and eviction as well as to helping clients to maximise income.

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  8. Homelessness: Multiple Needs and the Law

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    This course will increase delegates' knowledge of the rights and entitlements of homeless people with multiple needs to assistance and support under community care legislation and homelessness legislation. Participants will increase their confidence in their advocacy skills and awareness of the importance of casework informing strategic planning.

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  9. Housing Law for Supported Housing Workers

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 10

    This course provides those working in supported housing with an overview of relevant law in two key areas: security of tenure and homelessness and allocations. Participants will develop a good understanding of the rights of tenants and residents, the obligations of landlords and an appreciation of issues relating to statutory housing duties and access to social housing.

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  10. Lone Working

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    Starting with a risk assessment strategy, this course then seeks to offer participants strategies for avoiding the potential hazards on working on their own. It examines why clients might pose a risk to us and what are some of the signs, both overt and subtle, that a client might be about to become aggressive. It then examines calming and de-escalating strategies, looking at some strategies that are unique yet powerful in calming clients so that they don’t pose a risk to lone workers.

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In-house training
Courses delivered at a time and location to suit you for groups of six or more of your staff.

Public training
Attend a public course on a date that suits you in central Bristol, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.

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