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Training Programme 2018-2019

Psychological Interventions Team Training Programme

The Psychological Interventions Team provides the following training:

 

Upcoming Training

         
COURSE NAME DATE VENUE DESCRIPTION APPLICATION DETAILS PTTC DEADLINE 
Intro to CBT for Anxiety with Older People 26th & 27th Feb 2019 NES Offices, Westport, Edinburgh Low intensity training in CBT for anxiety, suitable for mental health staff with a professional qualification NES portal Deadline Closed
Safety & Stabilisation in Forensic Settings  4th & 5th March 2019 NES Offices, Westport, Edinburgh  This training offers participants the opportunity to learn a range of therapeutic interventions and strategies which can be used with survivors of trauma within the Safety & Stabilisation Phase of treatment (ie Phase 1).  Invite Only: This training is aimed for NHS Scotland adult mental health clinicians who regularly work with patients with a history of prolonged and repeated trauma/abuse, who are employed to work in forensic settings and who have completed the Introduction to Trauma workshop or who are trauma aware.  Invite Only 
Awareness Raising Workshop: The Basics of BA and Adaptations for treating depression in older people  21st March 2019 Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow Awareness raising workshop for staff to gain an understanding of how BA works in treating depression in older people Applicants can apply via the NES Portal - https://portal.scot.nhs.uk/ Deadline Closed
Intro to CBT for Anxiety in Forensic settings 24th April & 1st May 2019 Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel, Haymarket, Edinburgh Low intensity training in CBT for anxiety, suitable for mental health staff with a professional qualification Applicants can apply via the NES Portal - https://portal.scot.nhs.uk/ 27th March 2019
LI Training  End of April/start of May 2019 (Dates TBC) New Craigs Hospital, Leachkin Rd, Inverness IV3 8NP A 5 day practical skills training programme to equip multi-disciplinary clinicians with the skills and competencies necessary to deliver an agreed suite of 'low intensity' psychological therapy programmes, which have been developed by the forensic matrix working group.  Invite Only: The target audience for this training are registered staff (in the first instance; although non-registered staff may be prioritised to undertake this training at a later time, as additional/supporting facilitators) from an appropriate profession (e.g. Nursing, OT, Social Work) who are identified by their line managers and/or psychological service staff as having an elementary level of psychological mindedness/literacy that can be developed through completion of this introductory training course. Invite Only
LI Training May 2019 (Dates TBC) Edinburgh (Venue TBC) A 5 day practical skills training programme to equip multi-disciplinary clinicians with the skills and competencies necessary to deliver an agreed suite of 'low intensity' psychological therapy programmes, which have been developed by the forensic matrix working group.  Invite Only: The target audience for this training are registered staff (in the first instance; although non-registered staff may be prioritised to undertake this training at a later time, as additional/supporting facilitators) from an appropriate profession (e.g. Nursing, OT, Social Work) who are identified by their line managers and/or psychological service staff as having an elementary level of psychological mindedness/literacy that can be developed through completion of this introductory training course. Invite Only

Please see below for how to register and apply to courses via Portal.

STEP 1 - Registering interest on the Portal

The first time you book a place on a course via The Portal you will need to complete a personal profile. The personal profile will enable you to book and keep track of the courses you attend. Once you have created a personal profile on The Portal you will be able to select your course. You will only have to create a personal profile once.

To set up a Portal account:

a) Go to www.portal.scot.nhs.uk.

b) Click on the SIGN UP button to create your account.

c) Complete all fields (mobile number is optional).

d) Choose a password.

e) Click the CREATE ACCOUNT button.

f) An email will be sent to you, asking you to verify your account by clicking on a link. You will not be able to log in until you verify your Portal account.

To register interest on a course:

a) Click the Face to Face Training menu button on the left hand menu.

b) Search using key words or course topic - 'Psychological Interventions'

c) Click on the relevant course you wish to attend.

d) Click the ADD TO BASKET button.

e) Click on VIEW BASKET.

f) Click COMPLETE BOOKINGS.

g) These training events are free of charge so please click NO for the question "Are you making a payment from a health board account?" and then click YES to agree to the terms and conditions.

***Please note that all courses subject to application approval will have 'Application Pending' status - please continue to book as normal***

 

STEP 2 – QuestBack Application

When the relevant course shows on your Portal Profile under 'Applications Pending', please click 'Complete Application'. This will take you to a questionnaire that we need you to complete in order to consider your application for the course. Without a completed questionnaire your application will be declined.

 

STEP 3 - Being allocated a place

Please note that places will not be allocated until the application deadline is reached, so there will be a delay in hearing the outcome of your application. Once we have allocated the places on each course, your Portal booking status will change to 'Booked' or 'Application Declined' - we will also email you to notify you whether you have been allocated a place.