UNISON Northern Ireland

Events

Learning Disability - Understanding and supporting specific Health Conditions of people with a learning disability

Wednesday 23 October 2019

UNISON Belfast 

Resilience - Facing Everyday Situations and Tough Challenges

Tuesday 5 November 2019

UNISON Belfast

Presentation and Public Speaking Skills

Tuesday 5 November 2019

UNISON Belfast

This workshop is designed for people who would like to develop confidence and/or skills in speaking in public situations. It is entirely skills focused and participants will have the opportunity to make a brief presentation (putting what you have learned into practice) and receive feedback in a constructive and safe environment.  It is delivered by Helens Evan, Open University.

 

Resilience - Facing Everyday Situations and Tough Challenges

Tuesday 5 November 2019

UNISON Belfast

Dignity – Putting It at the Heart of Health & Social Care

Tuesday 5 November 2019

Coleraine

Addiction - Understanding Prescription/Over The Counter Drugs Misuse

Tuesday 5 November 2019

Dungannon (open to all)

This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available.   It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents.  It will be delivered by Ascert.

 

Addiction - Understanding Alcohol

Tuesday 5 November 2019

Enniskillen (open to all)

This short evening course will provide a more in-depth understanding of alcohol and its effects. It will provide participants with an understanding of how alcohol affects users and other around them. It will provide information on relevant guidance for addressing alcohol misuse, and how to signpost clients to supports.  It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents.  It will be delivered by Ascert.

Further sessions of this workshop will be run on 

Autism - Positive Behaviour Support for Children & Young People

Friday 8 November 2019

Omagh

Health & Safety (Day 4-6)

Monday 11 November 2019 to Wednesday 13 November 2019

UNISON Belfast 

Being a Health & Safety Rep entitles you to paid time off for union duties.   All stewards are asked to complete Health & Safety training to enable you to support members in the workplace and to secure time off to do so.   This is particularly important for those in the private/voluntary sector.  

Suicide Awareness for Trade Union Reps

Tuesday 12 November 2019

UNISON Belfast

This one workshop will explore the myths around suicide, will help participants identify when someone is at risk and to communicate in a sensitive way.   It will also deal with the need for self care when you are supporting someone at risk of suicide.   The tutor is PIPS Charity Belfast

 

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