Training

Student doctors trainingSkills for People offers a range of training courses for health and social care staff, as well as for students.

We can tailor make our courses to suit your needs, and can offer training rooms, refreshments at Key House if you wish.

Our courses are presented by experienced trainers including people with learning disabilities and/or autism and family carers.

How to get in touch

Our courses are presented by experienced trainers including people with learning disabilities and/or autism and family carers.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements on 0191 281 8737 or email: information@skillsforpeople.org.uk

Our current training courses include:

  • Communication – even when it is challenging – for support workers
  • Co-production – what it means and how to do it well
  • Friendship – how to help people make friends and build relationships – for support workers and others
  • Hate crime
  • Individual Service Design
  • Learning disability and autism awareness training (medical and social model)
  • Mindfulness awareness
  • Person centred planning – how to do it well – for support workers, social workers and others
  • Values and attitudes – for support workers
  • Sexual relationships

Upcoming Events

  1. Knit and Natter

    24th September @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Geordie Voices

    30th September @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Knit and Natter

    1st October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Geordie Mums

    2nd October @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  5. All Autistics Accepted

    2nd October @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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