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Power of Attorney Masterclass: Hone your PoA skills

THURSDAY 30 JANUARY 2020, GLASGOW

Do you feel familiar with day to day issues but not sure what to do when complexities arise? Developed in partnership with Sandra McDonald, the former Public Guardian in Scotland, this course uses real case studies to improve your skill and knowledge around Power of Attorney – enhancing your operational knowledge and giving you confidence when tackling the less common issues.

51 Shades of Grey – The art of capacity assessing

THURSDAY 30 JANUARY 2020, GLASGOW

In the field of Adults with Incapacity it seems getting capacity assessing right is the thing that creates the most anxiety amongst practitioners, we know capacity is not black or white but there are so many shades of grey; how is one supposed to make the call – capable, or not?

#sleepyteens – adolescent social media use, sleep and wellbeing

TUESDAY 04 FEBRUARY 2020, EDINBURGH

Developed in partnership with the #sleepyteens research project, this half-day training seminar will examine adolescent social media use, sleep and wellbeing; share the findings of the #sleepyteens project and explore how this data can help schools shape lessons and support provision around good sleep education.

Enhanced AWI Practitioner training

THURSDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2020, GLASGOW

This stand-alone, Enhanced AWI Practitioner course has been designed for health & social care professionals, advocates, third sector practitioners and family law solicitors experienced in dealing with Adults with Incapacity (AwI) legislation. With an emphasis on engagement and interactive discussions, the day will include time to put the learning into practice; explore case studies and undertake small group work around core AWI themes.

Building resilience in Scotland’s boys

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TUESDAY 17 MARCH 2020, EDINBURGH

Continuing our successful series on Supporting Boys, this one-day conference will explore how we can build resilience amongst Scotland’s boys – supporting them to understand and value the importance of looking after their own mental health and equiping them with the skills to be able to overcome difficulties and stresses they encounter.

UNCRPD: What UN earth?

THURSDAY 19 MARCH 2020, GLASGOW

UNCRPD. You’ve heard of these letters but what do they really mean? We are required to respect the values enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities but what are they, and what do they mean for you in practice? Developed in partnership with Sandra McDonald, the former Public Guardian in Scotland, this course is suitable for anyone working with a person with a disability but is particularly aimed at those working with adults with incapacity.

Power of Attorney Masterclass: Hone your PoA skills

MONDAY 30 MARCH 2020, EDINBURGH

Do you feel familiar with day to day issues but not sure what to do when complexities arise? Developed in partnership with Sandra McDonald, the former Public Guardian in Scotland, this course uses real case studies to improve your skill and knowledge around Power of Attorney – enhancing your operational knowledge and giving you confidence when tackling the less common issues.

51 Shades of Grey – The art of capacity assessing

MONDAY 30 MARCH 2020, EDINBURGH

In the field of Adults with Incapacity it seems getting capacity assessing right is the thing that creates the most anxiety amongst practitioners, we know capacity is not black or white but there are so many shades of grey; how is one supposed to make the call – capable, or not?

AWI First Principles training

WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL 2020, INVERNESS

This course is designed for people wishing to develop their knowledge of Adults with Incapacity legislation. You may be aware that there are Principles but what do these mean in practice? You may have dealt with attorneys and guardians but what do these roles really involve? What do you do if you have concerns about the way an attorney or guardian is acting?

Enhanced AWI Practitioner training

THURSDAY 30 APRIL 2020, INVERNESS

This stand-alone, Enhanced AWI Practitioner course has been designed for health & social care professionals, advocates, third sector practitioners and family law solicitors experienced in dealing with Adults with Incapacity (AwI) legislation. With an emphasis on engagement and interactive discussions, the day will include time to put the learning into practice; explore case studies and undertake small group work around core AWI themes.

Enhanced AWI Practitioner training

THURSDAY 28 MAY 2020, EDINBURGH

This stand-alone, Enhanced AWI Practitioner course has been designed for health & social care professionals, advocates, third sector practitioners and family law solicitors experienced in dealing with Adults with Incapacity (AwI) legislation. With an emphasis on engagement and interactive discussions, the day will include time to put the learning into practice; explore case studies and undertake small group work around core AWI themes.

AWI First Principles training

THURSDAY 18 JUNE 2020, ABERDEEN

This course is designed for people wishing to develop their knowledge of Adults with Incapacity legislation. You may be aware that there are Principles but what do these mean in practice? You may have dealt with attorneys and guardians but what do these roles really involve? What do you do if you have concerns about the way an attorney or guardian is acting?

Enhanced AWI Practitioner training

FRIDAY 19 JUNE 2020, ABERDEEN

This stand-alone, Enhanced AWI Practitioner course has been designed for health & social care professionals, advocates, third sector practitioners and family law solicitors experienced in dealing with Adults with Incapacity (AwI) legislation. With an emphasis on engagement and interactive discussions, the day will include time to put the learning into practice; explore case studies and undertake small group work around core AWI themes.

In-house: Children’s Rights Training

ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

Policy Hub Scotland has teamed up with Tam Baillie, formerly Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People, to design a series of highly interactive ‘Children’s Rights’ masterclasses that can be shaped to suit the learning and development needs of professionals working in schools and wider integrated children’s services.

In-house: Board and Executive Team Development

ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

Our experienced boardroom consultants offer a range of development, training and coaching services to people in leadership roles across the public, private and third sectors.
Including: In-house Masterclasses – Chair, CEO and Board Member Coaching – Our Accelerated Board Performance Programme – Our Improving Boardroom Conversations Programme

In-house: Adults with Incapacity Training

ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

Developed in partnership with Sandra McDonald, the former Public Guardian in Scotland, our in-house AWI training sessions provide professionals and practitioners with the information required to help and advise both adults with incapacity and those supporting them. Each session is shaped to suit the level of a delegate’s knowledge and practical experience in this area.
Including: AWI Foundation Masterclass – AWI Advanced Masterclass – Full-day Interactive Training Session