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Organisation Description

Community Links Training has an established reputation for providing quality mental health training. Our passion and dedication to training has helped many employers develop their workforce. As a registered charity any profit generated from our courses helps support our front line work in supporting people with mental health problems.

Our vibrant training team provide a wide range of cost effective courses for you to choose from, we cover mental health, management and personal development and work with in both the private and public sector. Some of our most popular courses include Mental Health First Aid, Youth Mental Health First Aid, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training and safeTALK. We also cover other current subject matters such as Compulsive Hoarding, Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Dual Diagnosis Level 2 for Mental Health Practitioners

    Training Course | Community Links Training

    This course is aimed at staff who primarily support people with mental health problems or distress and who also misuse drugs/alcohol. It will provide useful information about dual diagnosis good practice guidance and look at a number of helping strategies to enhance participants’ confidence in addressing difficulties. The course uses a number of learning activities (for example trainer presentation; group work; skill practice and individual reflection etc.) to help participants to have a deeper insight into the challenges faced by those with dual diagnosis.

  • Risk Enablement

    Training Course | Community Links Training

    This course is aimed at staff who are supporting people whose care and support involves risk assessment and management. It will provide useful information about risk; positive risk taking and enablement. The course will involve practicing risk enablement processes. In addition the course uses a number of learning activities (for example: discussion; group work and individual reflection etc.) to help participants to have a deeper insight into the challenges and opportunities for working proactively and positively with risk issues.

  • Trauma Informed Practice

    Training Course | Community Links Training

    The majority of people accessing mental health; substance abuse; homeless and criminal justice services have trauma histories. Despite this high prevalence the role of trauma is often unaddressed by both services and practitioners. Emerging evidence from the field of trauma research is leading to a new understanding of the psychological and neurobiological impacts of trauma and highlighting new possibilities for recovery.

  • Understanding Personalities and Personality Disorders

    Training Course | Community Links Training

    This one-day course is aimed at anyone interested in developing their understanding of personality difficulties and disorders. It will focus on the development of personality using the therapeutic model of schema therapy to explore the impact of early life experiences on the adult self. The course uses a number of learning activities (for example presentation; group work and reflection) to help participants develop their understanding.

  • Working with Psychosis

    Training Course | Community Links Training

    This course is aimed at staff who are supporting people who experience psychosis that distresses them or causes them problems in relationships with others. It will provide useful information about best practice; as recommended by NICE and the British Psychological Society. The course will involve skills development and uses a number of learning activities.