Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Term 3 | Safer Home Visiting in Community Work

Special Offer
Register for any Term 2 or 3 course before 30 June 2017 and receive 10% off (no code needed - discount automatically applied).*
*CDHB Subsidised Rates can be used in conjunction with this offer. See below for full terms and conditions.

Description

Course Type: Intermediate | Course Level: Five | Catering: Refreshments Provided

Please note: Distance learning participants will be joining this session via Webinar.

Aim
This workshop is for people who work in organisations that provide health and community services in people’s home environment. The safety of all people is considered to be of the highest importance and travelling around the community and working in private homes presents potential risks to staff and clients that are directly addressed in this presentation.

Overview
Risk assessment and management using a risk matrix
Identifying potential threats to one’s own safety
Specific actions that decrease risk and increase confidence in dealing with challenging situations
Exploring professional boundaries

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
Discuss risks and hazards with others who do similar work
Reflect on their practice, especially in relation to professional boundaries
• Review and develop a personal safety plan

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Communities
• Law, Policy and Practice
• Professional and Personal Development

 

Terms and Conditions