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Mental Health Awareness
Courses & Training.

Breaking The Cycle offer a wide range of innovative, engaging high quality courses aimed at mental health awareness. All of our course can be delivered both face to face and virtually.

Mental Health Awareness Courses.

Breaking The Cycle are very proud to announce we were awarded The Social Care Mental Health Trainers for the Midlands 2020.

We can deliver bespoke training covering a wide range of mental health conditions from self-harm and suicide to understanding schizophrenia. We also deliver training covering the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity and, given the importance intervention plays I recovery courses such as Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focussed Therapy.

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Overview of our courses.

Self-Harm

Course Aims
Breaking The Cycle has designed this package to raise awareness of the issues of self-harm and how adults in a caring role can understand and react. The course will provide parents, carers and staff with a clear understanding of the dysfunctional cycles that lead to self-harm and the psychological and bio-medical elements that impact on it. For participants it will also increase confidence and knowledge to facilitate much more effective and holistic risk management.
The course aims to demystify what can be considered a complex process and provide staff with the confidence to manage issues of self-harm and be clear on what action is required to manage risks effectively in a holistic, social pedagogic fashion.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what Self-Harm is
  • What might cause a young person to self-harm
  • Explore ways that carers might be able to help a young person to control self-harming behaviour
  • Identify other available, useful and helpful resources
Mental health awareness

Course Aims
Breaking The Cycle can design a bespoke package to cover all areas of risk management covering harm to others, self and simply the risk of avoiding negative outcomes for service users. This course will explore initial assessments and how they feed into risk management plans. This training culminates in how to devise an effective exit plan which is person-centred, that works towards successful outcomes. Risk management and effective planning and assessment are key to success for all organisations and any plans should seek to empower professionals to make decisions which fit with ‘defensible practice’ and effective strategies. This training will provide participants with an understanding of Social Pedagogy and how to underpin these principles within the areas of assessment, risk management and exit planning. .

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to Social Pedagogy and person-centered assessment
  • Understanding the principles of effective risk management and defensible decision making
  • Developing effective exit plans
  • Gaining an appreciation of risk models and principles which can be embedded into current organisational processes and procedures
specific mental health disorders (as required)

Course Aims
Breaking The Cycle can design a bespoke package to cover all areas of risk management covering harm to others, self and simply the risk of avoiding negative outcomes for service users. This course will explore initial assessments and how they feed into risk management plans. This training culminates in how to devise an effective exit plan which is person-centred, that works towards successful outcomes. Risk management and effective planning and assessment are key to success for all organisations and any plans should seek to empower professionals to make decisions which fit with ‘defensible practice’ and effective strategies. This training will provide participants with an understanding of Social Pedagogy and how to underpin these principles within the areas of assessment, risk management and exit planning. .

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to Social Pedagogy and person-centered assessment
  • Understanding the principles of effective risk management and defensible decision making
  • Developing effective exit plans
  • Gaining an appreciation of risk models and principles which can be embedded into current organisational processes and procedures
Mental health act, mental capacity & dols

Course Aims
This course was designed in order for participants to understand the processes and key principles of attachment. It is designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the research and the methodology of attachment and how it can be applied in a caring environment. The course will provide staff with a clear understanding of the benefits of understanding attachment and how they can achieve better outcomes for young people and support adults who have suffered negative issues surrounding attachment.
The course uses research to provide participants with a complete understanding of the indicators of negative attachment. It also looks to explore the long term effects of both positive and negative attachment and how to develop appropriate relationships in order to achieve better outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key principals of attachment and bonding critical for healthy development
  • Understand how healthy attachment is facilitated
  • Understand the various ways that neglect and abuse negatively influence attachment, exploring the consequent challenging behaviours
  • Understand how foster carers can help children with attachment difficulties
seLf harm and suicide awareness

Course Aims
This course was designed in order for participants to understand the processes and key principles of attachment. It is designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the research and the methodology of attachment and how it can be applied in a caring environment. The course will provide staff with a clear understanding of the benefits of understanding attachment and how they can achieve better outcomes for young people and support adults who have suffered negative issues surrounding attachment.
The course uses research to provide participants with a complete understanding of the indicators of negative attachment. It also looks to explore the long term effects of both positive and negative attachment and how to develop appropriate relationships in order to achieve better outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key principals of attachment and bonding critical for healthy development
  • Understand how healthy attachment is facilitated
  • Understand the various ways that neglect and abuse negatively influence attachment, exploring the consequent challenging behaviours
  • Understand how foster carers can help children with attachment difficulties
trauma informed care

Course Aims
This course was designed in order for participants to understand the processes and key principles of attachment. It is designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the research and the methodology of attachment and how it can be applied in a caring environment. The course will provide staff with a clear understanding of the benefits of understanding attachment and how they can achieve better outcomes for young people and support adults who have suffered negative issues surrounding attachment.
The course uses research to provide participants with a complete understanding of the indicators of negative attachment. It also looks to explore the long term effects of both positive and negative attachment and how to develop appropriate relationships in order to achieve better outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key principals of attachment and bonding critical for healthy development
  • Understand how healthy attachment is facilitated
  • Understand the various ways that neglect and abuse negatively influence attachment, exploring the consequent challenging behaviours
  • Understand how foster carers can help children with attachment difficulties

Testimonials

“I now feel much more confident in dealing with such a complex and difficult area”

Youth Offending Service Case Manager

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T: 0797 747 5996

E: jo@breaking-the-cycle.org