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We provide a range of advice and support services for individuals and families which are delivered by our team at Our Place Community Hub and within Primary and Secondary Schools. Professional Mentoring, Practice Supervision and CPD accredited Training is also available and delivered by our highly skilled team of professionals.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness

    Training Course | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    This course will give participants an introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). It will enable individuals to recognise the reality of the hidden crime which can affect anyone; anywhere. Attendees will be equipped with the knowledge of how perpetrators engage children and young people giving them the power to recognise CSE signs as early as possible and wherever possible prevent it happening at all. Participants will leave the session confident that they can positively contribute to reducing CSE incidents.

  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

    Training Course | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    This is a 1.5hour Workshop for Professionals who work with children and young people on an introduction to EQ. The workshop will enable participants to understand how EQ contributes to a person’s adequacy in such areas as self-awareness; empathy; and dealing sensitively with other people; alongside other factors such as their intelligence and personality. The Workshop looks to increase knowledge and skills around the internal/external elements of EQ; to improve social functioning; understanding and managing emotions; and the valuing of ourselves and others. Participants will leave the workshop with a good understanding of EQ and knowledge as to how they can practice further and continue to grow and develop their own EQ in life as well as their profession.

  • Stress Management

    Workshop | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    This workshop is for all Professionals. It will enable participants to: gain a good understanding of what stress is; how and why we can experience it and how we need it and the impact that has on us; understand some of the models and concepts that explain stress; gain tools for their ‘tool kit’ – looking at and trying out some practical stress reducing strategies; use this knowledge to support further learning; awareness and wellbeing of themselves; staff teams and clients.

  • How to make positive changes

    Workshop | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    This is a workshop for professionals who work with children and young people on an introduction to the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) concept / model of the Vicious Circle (VC). It will enable participants to understand how the VC contributes to a person’s altered thinking; feelings and physical experiences in response to an event. How this in turn can then determine our actions / behaviour to a given event.

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Awareness

    Training Course | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    This course will give professionals an introduction to Child Protection and Safeguarding. It will enable individuals to recognise and to respond to safeguarding concerns when working with children and young people. Professionals will be equipped with the knowledge of the signs and symptoms of various forms of child abuse including physical; sexual; emotional; neglect; Child Sexual Exploitation and Female Genital Mutilation.

  • Full Day Child Sexual Exploitation Training

    Training Course | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    This full day course will give professionals working with children and young people an in-depth coverage to Child Sexual Exploitation. The course will enable individuals to understand the history and prevalence of CSE through discourse. They will be able to identify who is at risk of CSE and the push / pull factors that lead children and young people to victimisation. Participants will be informed of various models of CSE and awareness of the impact of consent and attitudes towards victims. Participants will be able to identify signs of CSE and know how to respond in both safeguarding and intervention.

  • Navigating loss and change

    Workshop | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    Knowledge and insight shared about the impact of loss and change; in a whole variety of circumstances. There will be opportunities to discover how it can impact yourself and anyone you live/work with. You will receive tools to enable the use of safe strategies for tackling the problems and pain that loss or change can cause. You will discover meaning behind loss related emotions and their useful purposes despite the level of discomfort/pain. The light at the end of a dark tunnel!

  • The Art of being Assertive

    Workshop | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    How to make choices and communicate as your authentic self – recognising how to negotiate a ‘win-win’ outcome for your conversation whilst being the best version of yourself in the process. Using your values to help choose your battles & fighting them in the right way; at the right time and with the right attitude.

  • Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

    Workshop | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    This course provides participants with a history and understanding of the concept Female Genital Mutilation. In this course learners will consider the definition of FGM; the law; statistics and the prevalence along with how professionals can safeguard against the practice.

  • The Values in Problem Solving

    Workshop | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    How to transform problems into purpose filled choices putting some ‘why’ into your ’try’ to ignite motivation and give energy and purpose to tackle difficult situations. Making life a little more meaningful.

  • Managing Thoughts

    Workshop | Our Place Community Hub

    Our Place Community Hub

    Exploring the nature and composition of our thoughts; we will see just how they serve or enslave us. Discover the faulty thinking styles that catch us all out and learn to unhook from them. A Sat Nav guide to a mini head holiday destination!