NAPA Training Programme

NAPA's service to our Associate IAPs includes one training session per IAP for IAP staff every year,
delivered in person on-site.  Available topics are summarised below. Each time the IAP manager can decide which one most suits the needs
 of their IAP staff.

Drugs and Alcohol

To enable staff who work in Approved Premises to increase their knowledege and understanding of substance use and misuse

Group Work Skills for AP Staff

To enable staff who work in Approved Premises to gain awareness of the principles, methods and issues relating to group work

Risk of Harm to others

To enable staff who work in Approved Premises to gain an awareness of the principles and significance of risk assessment and the management of residents' risk of harm to others

Understanding Trauma

To enable staff who work in Approved Premises to gain a better understanding of the impact of trauma and to explore the benefits of a trauma informed approach

Understanding Aggression and Violent Behaviour

To enable staff who work in Approved Premises to gain a better understanding of aggressive and violent behaviour and how their own approach can impact this

Effective Engagement

To enable staff who work in Approved Premises to gain an awareness of the principles and significance of effective engagement

Purposeful Activities

To enable learners to identify and explore the concept of Purposeful Activities in various Approved Premises in order to further develop these activities in their own premises

Suicide and Intentional Self Injury

To enable staff who work in Approved Premises to gain a basic understanding about suicide, intentional self-injury, self-harm and the management of this within an AP

Working with Male Sex Offenders

To enable staff who work in Approved Premises to increase their knowledge about male SO’s and work more confidently work with them

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Understanding Trauma

The Trainer has so much experience & understanding around the topic... thank you

Z.O. June 2021

Risk Assessment & Management

I have a better understanding of how risk assessment tools translate into better practices

I.C. Dec 2019

Managing Aggressive Behaviour

Really brilliant course, lots of examples and interaction

S.O. June 2021