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APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below is just some of the great written feedback the 'Assessment, Risk Assessment, and Intervention, in Crisis Situations' course has received.
"Best course I’ve had the pleasure to attend in a long while."
Deborah Kirk, MH Liaison Nurse
"I found this Counselling People in Crisis course educational and intuitive. I will recommend it to my colleagues at work. I will be applying the skills acquired in my work."
Comfort Nkemakolam, Social Worker
"Excellent course and facilitator. Really enjoyed and learnt a great deal. Feel much more positive with regards to being a more effective practitioner, intend to make changes to how I practice. The most effective course I have attended in a long time!!"
Nina Lilley, Social Worker
"The course is almost like doing Psychiatric training again, albeit in 3 days, "fantastic"."
Abraham Victor, CPN
"Very informative and interactive - lots of examples and strategies to put into practice. Thank you."
"I have found this course very interesting/informative. I has made me think about my practice. I feel all members of HTT and CRT Teams would benefit from attendance."
Stuart Thomson, SCN
"Very inspiring and empowering to have techniques to use – feel I should have gone on training a long time ago."
Clare John, CPN
"I found the course very useful and informative. I learnt a variety of new skills and tools that I will now introduce at work, I also developed the counselling skills, I already have."
Tracey Morton, Senior Social Worker
"Extremely beneficial .. I will recommend to all my colleagues."
"Would recommend this course to other authorities."
Faruque Qureishi, AMHP
"A well presented course which I have thoroughly enjoyed."
Kim Jaumbocus, Course Delegate
"I have thoroughly enjoyed this course. I would recommend it to everybody working in Crisis Teams anywhere in the country. The course is tailor-made to the needs of those working in Crisis Teams and other areas like Duty CMHT's. Thank you very much for such an excellent course."
Rajay Herkanaidu, Services Manager
"The course has been well presented and I enjoyed it. Very relevant to what I do on a daily basis. It is actually the way forward."
Peter Toffah, Mental Health Practitioner
A 3-day course. (2-day version also available.)
This course is designed for people who have predominantly short term contact with clients, either by phone or face to face. Typically those clients will be in or approaching a psychotic episode, suffering with a personality disorder, or so distressed that they may harm themselves or attempt suicide. The key aspects of these disorders are therefore covered, and, in particular, major effective strategies for effective brief intervention. Additionally the principles behind these interventions are covered, to facilitate long term beneficial impact, along with risk assessment in such high stress situations.