Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Safer Home Visiting in Community Work - Webinar

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THE GREATER CHRISTCHURCH AREA

It is a live feed of the course being delivered here at MHERC on the day, with in-room participants and facilitator. Registering here will allow you to be a part of the learning experience, viewing the facilitator and powerpoint presentation via your own device, in the comfort and location of your choice.

Description

Course Type: Intermediate | Course Level: Five

Please Note: This webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

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

*Price is per person for participants working outside of the Christchurch area only.  

Terms and Conditions

Please note: Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions.  

 

Prerequisites

You will need:

• Headset and Microphone 
• Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)
• Stable broadband connection 

To test you can connect to our webinar software click here (Please follow the onscreen prompts to download Webex)

Minimum System Requirements:
As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable. 

Operating System:
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - latest version
Chrome - latest version
Safari - 5 and above