Y Training and Consultancy

Y be SHY about the RELATIONSHIPS AND SEXUAL HEALTH needs of people with a learning disability and/or autism?

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Y be SHY about the RELATIONSHIPS AND SEXUAL HEALTH needs of people with a learning disability and/or autism?

Y Training is dedicated to inclusive learning about friendships, relationship and sexual safety.  We mainly provide training for people with a learning disability and/or autism, their paid supporters, related professionals, volunteers and family members

This subject that has been ignored for years, often due to fear and embarrassment. More recently self-advocates are asking for support and advice, providers are rising to the challenge of intimate relationship building and staff are recognising their need for expert training and guidance. There is also greater recognition from regulatory bodies, such as CQC, about the important role that support for positive relationships plays in enabling a good quality of life.

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With this in mind, Y Training and Consultancy is here to offer to offer training and advice solutions that meet the needs of the variety of individuals, services and institutions that have a stake in addressing this essential area of wellbeing.

Training and Consultancy can assist you to overcome a natural apprehension about tackling this complex subject, by providing:

  • Assistance with writing and reviewing your sexuality and relationships policy and guidelines
  • Training and advice for staff and managers
  • Training for groups of people who use services
  • Information and workshops for family carers

Individual and couples training and support sessions

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We provide a variety of inclusive training courses, with particular expertise around including people with a learning disability and/or autism as co-trainers and participants

  • We provide training about friendships, relationships and sexuality
  • This for people who have a learning disability and or autism
  • The training is also for social care and health staff, family members and other supporters

Check out what our customers are saying about us:

We have commissioned Sue to deliver a number of training sessions in Wirral, to supported living providers, local sexual health services, and parents and carers. The feedback has been resoundingly positive across the board. Her vast knowledge and humour puts people at ease and allows for very open discussion and learning in topic areas which some can find controversial or sensitive. She has helped us to raise awareness of the importance of good sex education and relationships support and has skilled up the local workforce and parents and carers so they are more confident in supporting people in these areas.

Wonderful training which made me think more about the topic area, the resources provided will be very useful, thank you.

Brilliant. There is so much info I can share with the team. I will be using all the resources!

Training was fab! Handouts sent before and were very informative and easy to understand. Trainer ensured understanding

The course was really well planned and organised and the training we received was excellent. We really enjoyed it

I was unsure at the beginning in what to expect but by the end of the course, it all fitted together and I felt 100% better, that I could put a training session together and make it fun and engaging

The course has given me the confidence to support people who have questions about sex and relationships with accurate advice. It has also given me the confidence to plan and implement a sex and relationships course within our community

I found the training very enjoyable and informative, the trainer allowed time for questions and was very inclusive for everyone to become engaged in conversation

The course was amazing! Well resourced, excellent presentation, informative, well led, outstanding

Brilliant, informative, loads of resources, well informed, good fun, all staff should do it

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