Train the Trainer: Supporting young autistic people, family and carers to teach others about autism
Who is this course for: This course is aimed at young autistic people, parents and carers who have experience of the inpatient mental health care system. You must want to be involved with teaching others about autism. You must also be 16 or over to attend.
What will the course include: The training will help you learn ways of teaching healthcare staff about autism. The course will help you understand why you are helping with this training. You will learn how your experiences will help health staff in their work with autistic people. This course will help to build your confidence in delivering training and speaking to groups of people. It will teach you how to manage difficult learners. The training course will give you a chance to practice these skills. You will be paid £150 in vouchers in total for taking part in the training days.
Topics to be covered will include:
- Overview of the course
- What is involved in delivering the training
- Tips on speaking to groups of people
- Tips on getting learners to share their ideas and experiences
- Skills involved in delivering training
- Different ways autistic people can get involved in training
You can bring someone to the training to help you, and we are here to help you too.
What will you do after training: You will be offered the chance to help other trained autism professionals to deliver training to health staff. This will include you sharing your experiences to help others learn about autism.
Where will the training happen: The training will happen on an online meeting on Zoom with our trainers.
When is the training: The training is 2 days, either:
1st November 2021 and 10th January 2022, OR
2nd November 2021 and 24th January 2022. Each day lasts from 1030am to 3pm
You can decide which dates you want to do.
How do I get a place: This course has limited spaces and we cannot offer a place to everyone, so we will give places to those who contact us first. Please scroll down and click the yellow ‘Book now’ button to book yourself onto the course.
Please email CYPAutismTtT@slam.nhs.uk for an easy read version of this page
1. Have knowledge of this autism course, its importance and plan for delivery.
2. Have greater confidence and skills in delivering training
3. Have greater confidence in managing difficult learners
4. Have greater confidence in answering difficult questions
5. Have an understanding of the skills you bring when helping with training.
Contact us for bulk booking discounts on group bookings of more than 5.
We are able to offer custom-made programs, whether digital or face to face, to meet the education and training needs of your organisation in the UK or internationally. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your requirements and develop a proposal.
Let our team complete a full Training Needs Analysis for a department, directorate, or the whole hospital! We can work to complete this ourselves or work collaboratively with your own staff. Our standard outcome measures assess learner progress and produce a full report looking at wider impact of training using a range of tested assessment methodologies.