The Training Exchange
The Training Exchange

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Addiction, dependency & recovery
Face-to-face
Addiction, dependency & recovery The Training Exchange
Develop your understanding of addiction and treatment by exploring the role of drugs within society, the factors that contribute to the drug using experience, how people change and the routes... read more
Develop your understanding of addiction and treatment by exploring the role of drugs within society, the factors that contribute to... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Adolescent neglect
Face-to-face
£180.00
Adolescent neglect The Training Exchange
Drawing on research on adolescent development and the shifting parental role, participants examine sources and impacts of neglect, understand key issues in assessing signs of risk and identify a clear... read more
Drawing on research on adolescent development and the shifting parental role, participants examine sources and impacts of neglect, understand key... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Adult Mental Health First Aid
Face-to-face
£330.00
Adult Mental Health First Aid The Training Exchange
​Mental Health First Aid is the help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before specialist help is obtained. MHFA provides a framework for responding to anxiety, self injury,... read more
​Mental Health First Aid is the help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before specialist help is obtained.... read more
£330.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Adult safeguarding - In-house
Face-to-face
Adult safeguarding - In-house The Training Exchange
​Drawing on current legislation, including changes brought about by the Care Act 2014, this course supports you to understand the categories of abuse, identify indicators and discuss good practice in... read more
​Drawing on current legislation, including changes brought about by the Care Act 2014, this course supports you to understand the... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Brief solution focused therapy - in-house
Face-to-face
Brief solution focused therapy - in-house The Training Exchange
​Learn about this action-orientated intervention that can be highly successful in helping people implement change. Explore and practise questions drawing on people’s internal resources to enhance useful behaviours, build solutions,... read more
​Learn about this action-orientated intervention that can be highly successful in helping people implement change. Explore and practise questions drawing... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Building resilience in young people
Face-to-face
£180.00
Building resilience in young people The Training Exchange
​Using evidence based interventions that are easily applied and taught, this course identifies strategies and insights that help strengthen resilience skills in young people.
​Using evidence based interventions that are easily applied and taught, this course identifies strategies and insights that help strengthen resilience... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
CBT based relapse prevention
Face-to-face
CBT based relapse prevention The Training Exchange
​Drawing on social learning theory participants develop cognitive behaviour approaches to assist people to develop self-belief and sustain effective change.
​Drawing on social learning theory participants develop cognitive behaviour approaches to assist people to develop self-belief and sustain effective change.... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Difficult & aggressive behaviour
Face-to-face
£180.00
Difficult & aggressive behaviour The Training Exchange
​A practical stepped approach to containing and responding safely and confidently to incidents in the workplace. Understand what’s behind the behaviour, develop essential communication techniques and build confidence to defuse... read more
​A practical stepped approach to containing and responding safely and confidently to incidents in the workplace. Understand what’s behind the... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Domestic abuse & complex needs - recognition & response - in-house
Face-to-face
Domestic abuse & complex needs - recognition & response - in-house The Training Exchange
​In keeping with NICE guidance on multi-agency working for domestic abuse, this Level 2 course will develop your confidence to recognise domestic abuse, respond appropriately and know when to offer... read more
​In keeping with NICE guidance on multi-agency working for domestic abuse, this Level 2 course will develop your confidence to... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Drug & alcohol awareness and interventions
Face-to-face
£180.00
Drug & alcohol awareness and interventions The Training Exchange
Develop your awareness of drug and alcohol use and enhance skills to identify and respond confidently to substance misuse risks.
Develop your awareness of drug and alcohol use and enhance skills to identify and respond confidently to substance misuse risks.... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Dual Diagnosis - in-house
Face-to-face
Dual Diagnosis - in-house The Training Exchange
​Two days of learning and reflection on the complexities of dual diagnosis. Participants explore the interactions between mental illness and substance misuse, establish a framework for assessment, and practice evidenced... read more
​Two days of learning and reflection on the complexities of dual diagnosis. Participants explore the interactions between mental illness and... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Effective communication - using assertiveness techniques to get yourself heard
Face-to-face
£180.00
Effective communication - using assertiveness techniques to get yourself heard The Training Exchange
​A dynamic and practical day to understand the core principles for effective communication, and to practise using ingredients and techniques for communicating assertively one-to-one and in groups.
​A dynamic and practical day to understand the core principles for effective communication, and to practise using ingredients and techniques... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Facilitating reflective practice
Face-to-face
£180.00
Facilitating reflective practice The Training Exchange
Participants will explore definitions, models and underpinning theories to inform structure, methods and approaches; and practise, observe and discuss a range of creative tools to develop confidence to facilitate reflective... read more
Participants will explore definitions, models and underpinning theories to inform structure, methods and approaches; and practise, observe and discuss a... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Groupwork skills
Face-to-face
£300.00
Groupwork skills The Training Exchange
​​Two days of learning and reflection on good practice in group facilitation. Use a theoretical framework to learn about the key stages of groupwork and group dynamics.
​​Two days of learning and reflection on good practice in group facilitation. Use a theoretical framework to learn about the... read more
£300.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Lone working - in-house
Face-to-face
Lone working - in-house The Training Exchange
​Explore the practical and emotional issues faced by lone workers and their managers, and build on good practice to increase safety and manage risk.
​Explore the practical and emotional issues faced by lone workers and their managers, and build on good practice to increase... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Management & leadership
Face-to-face
£330.00
Management & leadership The Training Exchange
​This two day course will explore the essential ingredients for effective management and leadership.
​This two day course will explore the essential ingredients for effective management and leadership.
£330.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Mental health awareness and responses for Line Managers
Face-to-face
£180.00
Mental health awareness and responses for Line Managers The Training Exchange
​Increase understanding of mental health in the workplace, and develop strategies to support employees whilst remaining objective about business needs.
​Increase understanding of mental health in the workplace, and develop strategies to support employees whilst remaining objective about business needs.... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Mental Health Awareness Training - In House
Face-to-face
Mental Health Awareness Training - In House The Training Exchange
This course aims to raise participants' awareness of mental health issues in order to enable them to better understand and support individuals. It emphasises the social model of understanding mental... read more
This course aims to raise participants' awareness of mental health issues in order to enable them to better understand and... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Motivational interviewing
Face-to-face
£300.00
Motivational interviewing The Training Exchange
​Develop your understanding of addiction and treatment by exploring the role of drugs within society, the factors that contribute to the drug using experience, how people change and the routes... read more
​Develop your understanding of addiction and treatment by exploring the role of drugs within society, the factors that contribute to... read more
£300.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Practical management of PTSD
Face-to-face
£300.00
Practical management of PTSD The Training Exchange
​This course offers a structured stepped intervention to support people who have experienced trauma in adulthood to manage the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
​This course offers a structured stepped intervention to support people who have experienced trauma in adulthood to manage the effects... read more
£300.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Professional boundaries - in-house
Face-to-face
Professional boundaries - in-house The Training Exchange
​Maintaining a positive, friendly working relationship at a professional distance can be a tricky balance, particularly in a world where we are encouraged to freely share personal information in the... read more
​Maintaining a positive, friendly working relationship at a professional distance can be a tricky balance, particularly in a world where... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Psychologically informed environments (PIE)
Face-to-face
£180.00
Psychologically informed environments (PIE) The Training Exchange
This course introduces the 5 key principles of the PIE approach and supports teams to reflect on how these principles might re-shape services to improve retention and recovery rates for... read more
This course introduces the 5 key principles of the PIE approach and supports teams to reflect on how these principles... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Psychologically informed responses to personality disorder difficulties
Face-to-face
£180.00
Psychologically informed responses to personality disorder difficulties The Training Exchange
​Develop practical strategies and frameworks to work effectively with people with personality disorder life difficulties.
​Develop practical strategies and frameworks to work effectively with people with personality disorder life difficulties.
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Resilience skills
Face-to-face
£180.00
Resilience skills The Training Exchange
​Strength-building positive psychology interventions of proven effectiveness; for staff wanting to protect their own wellbeing, alongside promoting self-help skills in their clients. Resilience training has been shown to reduce the... read more
​Strength-building positive psychology interventions of proven effectiveness; for staff wanting to protect their own wellbeing, alongside promoting self-help skills in... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Responding to mental health crisis
Face-to-face
£180.00
Responding to mental health crisis The Training Exchange
For those staff who are the first point of contact for service users, this course develops face-to-face and telephone communication skills to respond safely, appropriately and confidently to people experiencing... read more
For those staff who are the first point of contact for service users, this course develops face-to-face and telephone communication... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Self harm and suicide intervention - in-house
Face-to-face
Self harm and suicide intervention - in-house The Training Exchange
​Drawing on lived experience, feedback and evidence based guidance, develop your awareness and identify good practice in responding to individuals who self harm and individuals who have thoughts of suicide.... read more
​Drawing on lived experience, feedback and evidence based guidance, develop your awareness and identify good practice in responding to individuals... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Speaking with confidence
Face-to-face
£180.00
Speaking with confidence The Training Exchange
​How do you communicate with confidence and present yourself effectively? Find out the essential elements of these skills, overcome personal fears and challenges, pick up tips to improve your practice... read more
​How do you communicate with confidence and present yourself effectively? Find out the essential elements of these skills, overcome personal... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Supervision skills
Face-to-face
£300.00
Supervision skills The Training Exchange
​Effective supervision is an essential element of high quality service delivery. Exploring new approaches to line managing staff, you will look at the purpose and parameters of supervision, recording templates... read more
​Effective supervision is an essential element of high quality service delivery. Exploring new approaches to line managing staff, you will... read more
£300.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Supporting recovery from complex trauma
Face-to-face
£180.00
Supporting recovery from complex trauma The Training Exchange
​This one day course develops understanding of the neurobiological, physiological and psychological effects of complex trauma, and the consequences and coping strategies that may result.
​This one day course develops understanding of the neurobiological, physiological and psychological effects of complex trauma, and the consequences and... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Supporting recovery: Preventing relapse
Face-to-face
£180.00
Supporting recovery: Preventing relapse The Training Exchange
Based on the latest research in recovery from problematic drug and alcohol use, this course offers a clear map of the recovery processes and the key challenges those in recovery... read more
Based on the latest research in recovery from problematic drug and alcohol use, this course offers a clear map of... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Trainers toolkit - in-house
Face-to-face
Trainers toolkit - in-house The Training Exchange
​Explore the essentials of effective training to create or refresh your own courses. In this one day training for trainers course, you will discover how to put learning theories into... read more
​Explore the essentials of effective training to create or refresh your own courses. In this one day training for trainers... read more
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Training for trainers
Face-to-face
£180.00
Training for trainers The Training Exchange
Explore the essentials of effective training to create or refresh your own courses. Apply learning theory, use tools for training design, experience a range of creative methods.....
Explore the essentials of effective training to create or refresh your own courses. Apply learning theory, use tools for training... read more
£180.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Working with young people with complex needs
Face-to-face
£300.00
Working with young people with complex needs The Training Exchange
Explore key issues in adolescent development as a backdrop to understanding how young people experience problems. Gain a deep understanding of adolescent complexity and practise a range of interventions to... read more
Explore key issues in adolescent development as a backdrop to understanding how young people experience problems. Gain a deep understanding... read more
£300.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Face-to-face
£330.00
Youth Mental Health First Aid The Training Exchange
This 2 day intensive course is about the help that can be given to a young person experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained. Aimed at anyone... read more
This 2 day intensive course is about the help that can be given to a young person experiencing a mental... read more
£330.00
Delivery Method
Face-to-face
Qualification
Certificate of attendance/completion
Location(s)
Bristol