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      March 5, 2020

      Thursday   9:45 AM

      Telephone Avenue
      Bristol, Bristol, City of BS1 4BQ

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      An Introduction to Homelessness

      This course will give you the practical skills needed to help clients improve self awareness, build motivation and self-esteem, break free from unhelpful behavioural patterns, and take responsibility for their actions and choices. A mixture of training methods is used on this course. You will explore typical problems faced by professionals that work with vulnerable people, such as the tendency to attribute “blame” on to others and resistance to pro-activity. The blend of approaches is designed to ensure that you will gain insights that are of immediate, practical use in your everyday working life. - See more at: http://www.homeless.org.uk/products/training/theme-1-providing-excellent-services/engage-and-empower#sthash.jFfFzJxZ.dp Mental health issues and homelessness are closely linked. Working in the homelessness sector you will provide regular support to vulnerable people with a range of mental health needs. This practical course will give you the skills needed to support clients experiencing mental health issues. Who is this course for? This course is suitable for new frontline staff or experienced professionals who want to update their skills What will you learn? On completion of this course you will: Be able to define mental health Understand the spectrum of mental health problems and recognise common symptoms and behaviours Understand the development of complex needs and know about recommended interventions Understand the development of personality traits and the impact of traumatic life events Know about good practice examples of client support around complex mental health needs   Cost Understand homelessness and where to go for advice and information. This course will introduce you to the homelessness sector. It will help you to understand homelessness and give you access to sources of advice and support and services that are available to your clients. Who is this course for? It is suitable for managers, frontline staff and volunteers in the homelessness and supported housing sector. What will you learn? On completion of this course you will: Understand the different definitions of homelessness Understand Government policy on ending homelessness Understand your local authorities responsibilities in relation to homeless people Gain introductory knowledge about working with drug and alcohol users Be aware of the resources and sources of help that are available for your clients Price Homeless Link Member - £115 per person Associate member - £130 per person Non-members - £160 per person Secure your place! Homeless LinkCharity Reg No: 1089173Company Reg No: 4313826

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