Team Building
Many people are put off by the idea of team building sessions - the image of problem solving in the pouring rain can be daunting! We can put together a day of indoor activities to suit groups, without the need for strenuous outdoor activities!!!! Contact us for details
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This course can be offered as an introductory, furthering skills and applications in specialist settings. It is designed for all those working with people who have issues about change.
This is designed for anyone who may encounter drug and or alcohol issues within their work or personal life. The course aims to develop participants’ knowledge of alcohol and other drugs, awareness of effects on individuals and of particular service user groups.
This training focuses on one of our favourite drugs, separating myths from facts. Participates will have increased knowledge and understanding.
Looking at the impact of alcohol on the older person, physically, socially and psychologically; using taught materials, discussions and case studies.
A course for anyone concerned with safeguarding and assessing risks to unborn children. It includes the main effects of substances on the unborn child (FAS/FASD, blood borne viruses), promoting the safety of the unborn child, support agencies and resources for child, mother, family and professionals.
An introduction to this method, which concentrates upon solutions rather than problems. It recognises that the client is the expert in their own situation and helps empower them to use their own resources, strengths and skills.

It will give participants an appreciation of the approach, and facilitate the development of solution based thinking in their practice.
A course to introduce participants to the issues involved when working with this topic.

A number of mental health service users have a co-occurring alcohol and/or drug use issue. This has led to increasing recognition that both the alcohol and other drug and mental health sectors must be skilled and experienced in the ability to deal with both conditions. The days of treating one issue and not the other – or
treating the two issues through entirely separate services – have passed.
It introduces participants to the key areas of mental health. It will also consider issues surrounding stigma and maintaining good mental health.
It examines the main mental health issues and parenting issues. It considers the role of the worker, the child’s perspective and barriers to support and compliance.
The areas to be covered in this course are improving communication between practitioners and agencies and the barriers to multiagency working. The roles and responsibilities of ALL agencies. The effects of adult mental health on the child. Protective and Risk factors to consider. Balancing the needs of the children and parents. The Young Carers perspectives.
An exploration of stress and anxiety, how they manifest themselves and how to address them effectively for service users and for yourself.
Managing/working with conflict in the workplace. How to use conflict positively and how to minimise its negative impact.
Focusing on how people communicate with each other effectively.
A two day licensed training designed to give participants the skills and knowledge to safely support individuals in distress.
A two day licensed training designed to give participants the skills and knowledge to safely support young people in distress.
A two day licensed training designed to give participants the confidence and skills to intervene with a person at risk of suicide.
Please contact us to discuss your needs regarding the above courses. We also provide a bespoke service, once again please do not hesitate to contact us regarding content requirements, the length of course, number of participants.
Mike H Training can offer advice on a range of issues. We can also support an organisation to develop alcohol/substance use policies which are manageable and understandable for managers and employees/volunteers.