Ways with Wellbeing: Supporting mental health issues within Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC)
Date: Thursday 12th March 2015
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Venue: The ACE Centre, Nelson
If you are a parent, carer, an adult with an ASC or a professional who does not qualify to access the training for free, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details about costs and how to book a place or click here for a booking form.
Following the recommendations made in the Staff Training Needs Assessment Report we are pleased to announce that we will be holding Autism Awareness Training for Lancashire Care foundation Trust (LCfT) Mental Health Teams.
Staff Training Needs Relating To ASC’s
70% of staff who took part in the assessment had little or no knowledge about autism and 77% felt that they would benefit from autism awareness training.
27% of respondents had received some form of autism awareness training from a variety of different sources, some in previous job roles. Of these, 70% felt they required further training in light of what they had learned and guidance in terms of how to communicate and work with adults with ASC‘s.
70% of the staff who completed the training needs assessment indicated they had very basic, little or no understanding of ASC‘s; and 77% felt they would benefit from autism awareness training
(Click here to view a pdf of the full Staff Training Needs Assessment Report).