Renaissance Training School

Ren Training School

Book one of our cutting edge  training sessions for your organisation today.

  • Half day commitment only
  • Flexible timings
  • We will come to you
  • Open to any organisation in any area of the UK.
  • Charities, public and private sectors

Renaissance training will increase knowledge and build confidence amongst attending groups.  It targets any areas of interest or concern you may have around the following subjects.

COMING SOON – TWO BRAND NEW TRAINING COURSES DELIVERED BY RENAISSANCE – CALL NOW FOR INFORMATION ON 

CHEMSEX, THE TRUTH & THE RISKS 

PeP & PreP – The Future of HIV in the UK 

All courses can be tailored to suit your specific needs.

  • Sexual Health, BBV Awareness and Brief Advice
  • Drug and Alcohol Awareness including NPS
  • Sexual Violence Awareness
  • Domestic Abuse Awareness
  • Tackling Drug Related Litter
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Brief Interventions
  • Trans* Awareness

The training sessions will increase:

  • Awareness and knowledge of all the very latest harm reduction information relating to drug and alcohol use including NPS – ‘legal highs’
  • Your knowledge of risk factors associated with specific STI’s and BBV’s
  • Increase your awareness of prevalent sexually transmitted infections
  • Your knowledge of Trans* community members and gender variances
  • Your knowledge of relevant local services
  • Your awareness to access and refer to appropriate services

All our training sessions are interactive and questions and shared experiences will be welcomed.  Handouts will be available on the day.

Course fees available on request by contacting 01253 311431 enquiries@druglinelancs.co.uk

You can make a booking by emailing our trainers on RenaissanceTrainingSchool@druglinelancs.co.uk

Courses Available 

Non Clinical Sexual Health & Blood Borne Virus Awareness
Encompasses aspects of prevalent sexually transmitted infections also integrating Hepatitis B & C and HIV including signs, symptoms, avoidance and transmission routes of all the aforementioned.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Minimum 8 – max 12 attendees

Motivational Interviewing
Training consisting of both theoretical and practical implications of motivational interviewing, delegates will have knowledge of motivational interviewing and its implications on working practice, be able to understand and apply motivational interviewing as well as being able to demonstrate how MI can improve interactions with clients.
Duration: 3 hours
Minimum 8 – max 12 attendees

Sexual Violence Information Session
The Sexual Violence information session offers attendees the opportunity to increase their existing knowledge of Sexual Violence, with a focus on local pathways involving the support of specialist services and challenging the stereotype of an individual who has been raped or sexually assaulted. There is also an opportunity to gain an update on the Sexual Offences Act (2004).
Duration: 2.5 hours
Minimum 8 – max 12 attendees

Domestic Abuse Information Session
This information session highlights recent updates within the domestic abuse field and can be seen as a pre cursor to additional courses offered by the Interpersonal Violence & Abuse Team at Blackpool council – the course focuses on DA indicators, signs, symptoms and pays attention to increasing worker confidence in knowing which agencies are suitable for client referral.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Minimum 8 – max 12 attendees

Tackling Drug Related Litter Training

Tailored for those people who deal with drug related litter as part of their work or who can contribute to its reduction.  Many of these will be working for, or on behalf of, local authorities – street cleansing operatives, parks staff, wardens, car park inspectors, housing caretakers etc.  The training is not restricted to local authorities – it is crucial that a wide range of agencies work together at the local level, and so the training is also for those people working for housing organisations, hostels, care centres, the Police and community groups (particularly those involved in clean-up activities who may come into contact with discarded needles) or in partnership through Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships, Drug Action Teams and Town Centre Partnerships.  The training is also useful for anyone who may come into contact with Drug Related Litter due to their activities in volunteering, or running a business in an area where Drug Related Litter is prevalent.
Duration 2 Hours

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Informative, interactive and enjoyable, with examples to see, touch and smell, the 3 hour session guides attendees through the whole spectrum of illicit and legal drugs, consequential behaviours and the physical and mental health implications.With alcohol remaining in the number 1 slot for overall negative health outcomes, we take a fresh approach to offering brief advice for this or any other substance on our radar.
Duration 3 Hours

LGB&T Education 

Delivered by LGB&T Development Leads Anthony and Leah, LGB&T Education will give attendees a good knowledge of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community members in a modern society. Discussions and group work will focus on the history of the equality movement for LGB&T people and how discrimination and exclusion can be avoided in today’s modern world. Attendees will leave with a stronger awareness of the rights of LGB&T individuals as well as terminology used in today’s society.  The course is open to all and special rates are offered for block bookings as well as public and third sector organisations. This training is recognised nationally when working towards certain LGB&T Quality Marks
Duration 3 Hours.

 

Trans* Awareness

Delivered by LGB&T Development Leads Anthony West and Leah Emerson. Trans* Awareness will give attendees a strong knowledge of gender variance and terminology used in today’s society. This is a 3 hour training course that is both informative and interactive. Covering topics such as the difference between sex and gender as well as the Trans* umbrella. A comprehensive session that will leave attendees confident to work with Trans* community members as well as offer them support no matter whereabouts they are in their own transition. The course is open to all and special rates are offered for block bookings as well as public and third sector organisations. This training is recognised nationally when working towards certain LGB&T Quality Marks
Duration 3 Hours.