UNISON Northern Ireland

Events

Branch Welfare Officer Training

Thursday 23 May 2019 to Friday 24 May 2019

UNISON Belfast

2 Day Course - Thurs 23 & Fri 24 May

UNISON’s There for You charity provides essential support for members who are experiencing financial difficulties.  This is a 2 day course to provide new Welfare Officers with the knowledge and skills to enable members to access this support.  It will include understanding the UNISON welfare charity structure and staff responsibility, as well as how to complete the required paperwork.  It also explores issues such as confidentiality and active listening.  

Autism - Mental Health & Anxiety in Children & Young People

Friday 24 May 2019

UNISON Belfast

Mental Health First Aid for Trade Union Reps (day 2)

Sunday 26 May 2019

UNISON Belfast

2 Day Course - Tues. 21 & Tues. 26 May

UNISON recognises that reps are increasingly supporting members who are struggling with mental health as a result of a workplace issue or which can cause difficulty for them in the workplace.  This can be emotionally challenging for any activist.   This two day course supports participants to provide help to a person developing a mental health problem or who is in a mental health crisis but also be aware of your own emotional response.  It will explore 

Dementia - Understanding Stress and Distress

Wednesday 29 May 2019

UNISON Belfast

Reslience - is on April 29

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Some early printed copies of our Programme listed "Resilience - Facing Everyday Situations and Tough Challenges" as on Mon May 29th - please note it should have read April 29th - you can book here 

 

Supporting Staff with Depression or Stress Related Conditions

Thursday 30 May 2019

UNISON Belfast

Nurses Leading from the Bedside and Beyond

Friday 31 May 2019

UNISON Belfast

Managing Challenging Conversations

Monday 3 June 2019

UNISON Derry

Wound Care – Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management

Monday 3 June 2019

UNISON Belfast

This one day workshop will cover a range of topics including how pressure ulcers develop, identifying patients/clients at risk, assessing a patient’s skin, formulating a management plan, categorising pressure damage, documenting, reporting and root cause analysis.  It is part of the Tissue Viability Leading Change Competency Based Learning Programme which has been developed with the Huddersfield University.  It will be delivered by Tissue Viability Nurse, Urgo Medical.

Addiction - Safeguarding Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse

Monday 3 June 2019

Belfast  (open to all)

This course will assi st practitioners to provide support for children and young people who are suffering from the effects of parental substance misuse.   The workshop will ensure professionals know how to respond to both child protection issues and to situations where it is deemed the child is in need of support, as a result of parental substance misuse.  It will also introduce participants to the Regional Joint Service Agreement - Hidden Harm and understand their role and responsibilities in respect of this protocol

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