Autism train the trainer programme for adult mental health inpatient settings

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Course information
Date
Course start date is passed
Level
Intermediate
Locations
This course will be taking place online
Course information
Date
Course start date is passed
Level
Intermediate
Locations
This course will be taking place online
About the training programme

The 4 day Autism Train the Trainer Training for Adult Mental Health Inpatient Settings (AATtT), commissioned by Health Education England aims to equip adult mental health inpatient service providers with the means to give their workforce the training they need to provide inpatient mental health care for autistic people.

As a learner you will be joining a community of 280+ clinicians completing this training around the country who are passionate about improving the care experiences of Adults with autism. During and after the training you will have access to an online community of trainers, course resources and supplementary material via a Virtual Learning Environment. In addition, you will be supported by 45+ Experts by Experience who have also contributed to the development of this training programme.

The training programme aims to provide you with the knowledge to be able to deliver your own high-quality training to your colleagues on how to work with adults with autism.

Learn more: Understanding and supporting autistic adults in mental health services

Course programme

The training programme will be immersive, hands-on and dynamic, combining a range of evidence-based teaching methods including case discussions, videos, reflective discussions, role plays and experiential tasks.

The training programme has been co-developed by adults and families who have autism or have experience with inpatient care. You will hear from these 'experts by experience' throughout the training.

Eligibility criteria

To book onto this training programme you must be a clinician in an adult autism inpatient setting and have or intend to have responsibility for the delivery of regular adult autism training.

How to book

PLEASE NOTE: You will not be able to book onto the programme at this time, we are currently contacting key Trust contacts in your region to nominate colleagues to attend this training programme. We will then contact nominees to instruct them with how to book onto the programme. If you have any questions please contact us on AdultAutismTtT@slam.nhs.uk

  1. Book onto the course via the 'book now' button at the bottom of this page and enter the required course pin (if you don't already have this, please email AdultAutismTtT@slam.nhs.uk if you fit the eligibility criteria for this course).
  2. Once registered for the course, click on the 'my courses' section in the top right hand corner of the screen.
  3. Select the Adult autism course and click 'access course area'.
  4. This will direct you to the Virtual Learning Environment, click the large green 'book now' button and select your date options for days 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Participants will be required to attend 4 Training Days (training days 1, 2, 3 & 4) to complete the AATtT Training Programme, you must attend all 4 training days to gain certification of completion. To allow participants as much flexibility as possible, you will have the opportunity to chose from 7 different dates for each of the 4 training days (see below table).

Booking options:

Training Day 1

Training Day 2

Training Day 3

Training Day 4

Tue 08 Feb

Wed 23 Feb

Tue 08 Mar

Mon 21 Mar

Wed 09 Feb

Thu 24 Feb

Wed 09 Mar

Tue 22 Mar

Thu 10 Feb

Fri 25 Feb

Thu 10 Mar

Wed 23 Mar

Fri 11 Feb

Mon 28 Feb

Fri 11 Mar

Thu 24 Mar

Thu 17 Feb

Tue 01 Mar

Wed 16 Mar

Mon 28 Mar

Mon 21 Feb

Wed 02 Mar

Thu 17 Mar

Tue 29 Mar

Tue 22 Feb

Thu 03 Mar

Fri 18 Mar

Wed 30 Mar

If you have any questions or problems with booking, please contact AdultAutismTtT@slam.nhs.uk and we will aim to respond to your query within 48 hours at most.

Learning objectives
  • Understanding of and learning how to deliver autism training to inpatient mental health professionals at Tier1,2 & 3 levels.
  • Understanding autism-Core capability 1 & 2
  • Understand personalised support – Core capability 4,7,8 & 9
  • Understand physical and mental health- Core capability 12,13 & 14
  • Understand law, ethics and safeguarding-Core capability 15
  • Understanding, equality, diversity and inclusion Capability 16
  • Understanding Leadership and management Capability 17
  • Understand misdiagnosis of autism/ diagnosis overshadowing with EUPD etc.
  • Understand ways to address issues/challenges with transition from child to adult mental health services and working with families


Course schedule

Target audience
To book onto this training programme you must be a clinician in an adult autism inpatient setting and have or intend to have responsibility for the delivery of regular adult autism training.
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