Where and when?
- 16 January 2013, London
- 26 April 2013, Birmingham
- 14 June 2013, Sheffield
Creative communication is one of the foundation stones to good support. Attendance at this event will provide the knowledge and understanding to improve communication methods and understand and overcome barriers to communicating effectively with a person with learning disabilities.
This workshop will start by helping participants to consider the importance of effective communication, and to identify the impact of a lack of effective communication.
Participants will then be able to identify some of the potential barriers to communication and consider how they might overcome these. This will include:
Exploring a range of methods and techniques to meet communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of people with learning disabilities
The importance of communication, and sharing information.
Consider the principles and practices relating to confidentiality and how to apply these within their areas of work.
Examples of good practice and what has worked well for individuals
Who should attend?
Anyone who works with, or supports people with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders.
The event/ workshop explores the importance of communication in health and social care settings, and creative ways to overcome barriers to meet individual needs and preferences in communication.
- Understand why effective communication is important in the setting in which they work
- Have considered how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals
- Be able to identify ways to overcome barriers to communication
- Be able to describe how to apply principles and practices relating to confidentially
This event covers some of the learning outcomes from the unit – Promote communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings. This can contribute to the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.
This event is suitable for people who are working at level 2 and 3.
Learning will be facilitated through:
Event facilitators will employ a variety of delivery methods to include:
Pair and group work
They will use a variety of audio visual materials appropriate to the subject areas and audience. Materials may include power-point presentations, handouts, dvd/video clips.
Handouts for the delegates to take away will support each training session, and a certificate of attendance will be handed out by the trainer at the end of each course
- Communication and autism
- Promoting effective communication within a postiive behaviour support framework
How much do they cost?
All events are £95 + VAT person. Discounts are available, contact us for more details.
How to book?
You can download the Events programme and booking form above, or, if you go to the Event page of your choice you can book online.
These events have been CPD Certified
Attendance will allow you to gain CPD points towards your Continuous Professional Development requirements.