FREE accredited CPD family conflict resolution training opportunity

Date / Time: 19/10/2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Venue: Dumfries and Galloway Multicultural Association, Irish Street, Dumfries, DG1 2PH

The subject of conflict resolution is vast; however, this training identifies generic core elements that individuals, irrespective of their role, will benefit from. The accredited CPD training will give participants the opportunity to reflect on and understand some of the dynamics of conflict within relationships.

Investigating the care and housing needs of D&G LGBT Plus adults

Date / Time: 19/10/2017 - 15:30 to 18:30
Venue: Robert Burns Centre for Film Theatre

The LGBT population do not always have the opportunity to be heard on matters that affect them as they age. This is especially true for people in rural areas. There is scarce research in Scotland into the ageing LGBT population. In carrying out this research , D&G LGBT Plus have focused on the specific needs and worries of the LGBT community with regards to their care and housing needs at present and in the future.

Mindful Self-Compassion for Caregivers

Date / Time: 20/10/2017 - 09:00 to 17:00
Venue: The Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kircudbright, Dumfries & Galloway

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training is designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion.  Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristin Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principle and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult moments in their lives with kindness, care and understanding.

Mindful Self-Compassion for caregivers

Date / Time: 20/10/2017 - 09:00 to 17:00
Venue: The Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kircudbright, Dumfries & Galloway

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training is designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristin Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult moments in their lives with kindness, care and understanding.  £65 includes teas, coffees & shortbread and a two course lunch.  Facilitated by Lili & Gordon Clubert, they completed their MSC Teacher Training with Chris Germer, Rob Brandsma & Mila de Koning.

Community Woodlands Association/Making Local Woods Work Conference

Date / Time: 20/10/2017 - 12:30 to 21/10/2017 - 15:00
Venue: Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld

This year will see a change to the usual format: the conference will be starting on Friday and there will be groups from the rest of the UK who are involved in the Making Local Woods Work project.

Sensible Risk Assessment

Date / Time: 24/10/2017 - 10:00 to 12:30
Venue: The Usual Place Academy Street Dumfries DG1 1BZ

This session aims to provide delegates with an introduction to risk assessment in the workplace through practical application.   The course is suitable for individuals who have responsibility for carrying out risk assessments as part of a workplace health and safety management systems and for those with responsibility fopr overall management of the organistarion's health and safety system.

Fire Safety Awareness

Date / Time: 24/10/2017 - 13:30 to 16:00
Venue: The Usual Place Academy Street Dumfries DG1 1BZ

This short Fire Protection Asociation (FPA) course gives an introduction to fire safety in the workplace.  It is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for a workplace, including employers and managers. 

Get advice on the main reuirements of fire safety legislation and on fire prevention, fire safety measures and tyical workplace hazards.  You'll also learn what to do if a fire occurs and how to get help and support.

Sharing Patter: CFHS Annual Networking Event 2017

Date / Time: 25/10/2017 - 09:30 to 15:30
Venue: 200 St Vincent Street G2 5RQ Glasgow

With tasty presentations, lots of table talk and plenty to take away from the popular annual networking event for volunteers, practitioners, planners and academics addressing issues around food, health and inequalities with Scotland’s communities.

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