Specialist Learning Courses
From vocational courses and qualifications in care work, Access to Higher Education, British Sign Language (BSL) and teacher training to specialist courses in speech therapy and courses for students with learning difficulties.
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Course Date: Thu 21 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo you work in a setting where you find yourself dealing with individuals who present challenging behaviour? Do you want to feel more confident in understanding and responding to challenging behaviour? This is a practical, one-day course where you will gain strategies to diffuse and de-escalate challenging situations and develop incident and risk management skills for your workplace.Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £69.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Sun 24 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDoes your hearing loss sometimes make you feel tense, unbalanced or at a social disadvantage? Do you find yourself straining to hear, tilting your head or lacking confidence? The Alexander Technique can help you manage this by identifying and preventing unnecessary muscular and mental tension. Taught by a teacher who has used the AT to manage his own hearing loss.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £36.00Concession: £26.00
Course Date: Fri 5 Jun 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe course will cover the features of age-related hearing loss and how these relate to what, and how, older people hear and understand. Participants will learn communication strategies so that older people can understand them better.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £49.00Concession: £49.00
Course Date: Fri 19 Jun 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo you know a hard of hearing or deaf person who needs to lipread you? Find out how lipreading works and how you can make some small adjustments in order to become more 'lipreadable'.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £49.00Concession: £49.00
Course Date: Fri 19 Jun 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDesigned for SLTs who have attended our three-day course ‘Effective counselling skills’, this experiential one-day workshop will help you consolidate your knowledge, skills and practice. Exact course content will be negotiated with participants; potential topics include skills practice in triads and groups, practical trouble-shooting of clinical issues you may have encountered in your work and working creatively.
Group number is limited to 12, so early booking is recommended. Once you’re enrolled on the course, we will contact you regarding your hopes and expectations, so that the course content is tailored to your needs and work context.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £99.00
Course Date: Sat 27 Jun 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetParticipate in a speaking circle and find out how to enhance the way you come across to others, develop your own speaking style and discover the real you. This unique approach will help you to increase your confidence in speaking to groups.Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £69.00Concession: £69.00
Course Date: Tue 21 Jul 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA course for speech and language therapists, speech and language therapy assistants and aphasia group facilitators.
This interactive and experiential workshop will explore creative and effective ways to run conversation groups with people with aphasia. There will be contributions from service users and opportunities to observe examples of activities and resources used at Build.Full fee: £109.00Senior fee: £109.00Concession: £109.00
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