'Recovery through discovery'

Our courses...

TACT Training offers a comprehensive range of accredited and certificated programmes covering a wide variety of topics as part of our volunteer training programme.
  1. Level 3 Award in Education and Training.
    Level 3
    By the end of the programme learners will understand roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training. Understand and use inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training. Understand assessment in education and training.
  2. Level 3 Employability and Leadership.
    Level 3
    By the end of the programme learners will have gained knowledge of coaching principles that can be used in an organisation. Developed skills to provide a mentoring relationship and a mentoring programme. Have an understanding of their own skills and qualities and how these can be used in a future career.
  3. Level 2 Understanding Mental Health.
    Level 2
    By the end of the programme learners will understand the term mental health. Know about methods for treating and/or controlling mental illness. Understand aggressive behaviour and ways of defusing or controlling volatile situations. Know about the role of therapeutic interventions and communication skills in mental health. Understand the roles and functions of agencies and individuals providing care services for people who are mentally ill.
  4. Level 2 Recovery Coaching.
    Level 2
    Training delivered by external provider.
  5. Boundaries Training.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the two day programme learners will understand the fit between professional boundaries and service user and organisational boundaries. Describe their organisations boundaries, their own personal boundaries, the law on confidentiality and disclosure and how all these impact on their role as volunteers.
  6. Boundaries Training (Practical).
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the programme learners will identify and deal with (up to 10) dilemmas in working with personal boundaries, consistent with legal and organisational requirements, and between agencies.
  1. Coaching Skills.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day programme learners will understand and use 3 models of coaching. Identify own brand of coaching. Use coaching models as aids to recovery, identify own brand of coaching skills.
  2. Dealing with Anger.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day programme learners will understand a model of anger. Compare anger with other feelings. Identify effective ways to deal with anger.
  3. Discovery and Desistance.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day programme learners will understand elements of the theory of desistance and its application to rehabilitation and recovery.
  4. Drug and Alcohol Awareness.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day programme learners will describe some of the characteristics and roles within families living with addictions. Describe their knowledge of alcohol and drugs and identify potential sources for more information.
  5. Using Transactional Analysis to Manage Transactions.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day programme learners will be able to identify their own life position, describe ego states and the influences of the past. Analyse transactions, including the drama triangle, and apply their learning to an individual and group.
  6. Developing Peer Mentoring Skills.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day programme learners will compare mentoring with coaching. Examine a spectrum of approaches to help and support. Recognise the skills and qualities to be a peer mentor. Describe requirements of a peer mentor and to have applied theory to practice.
  1. Dealing with Grief and Loss.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day event learners will be able to explain theories around attachment, grief and loss. Describe the impact of grief and loss on themselves and service users. Identify strategies to accompany service users in the task of grieving.
  2. Dealing with Risk.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day event learners will be able to identify legal protections, the impact of policies and procedures. Develop forms of self-protection and mutual support to deal with risk.
  1. Presentation Skills.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day programme learners will be able to use a range of techniques, such as meditation, making audience contact, avoiding filler words, using appropriate pauses, to plan, practise and deliver a presentation.
  2. Developing Strengths at Work.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the two stage programme learners will undertake a StrengthscopeĀ® profile and consider individual implications. Examine the benefits for team development and plan future action.
  1. Developing Survival Strategies.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the programme learners will know some theory of personality disorders. Better understand self-harming behaviours. Acquire some theory and then practice coaching skills.
  2. The Skilled Helper.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the one day programme learners will be able to explain what a peer mentor is. Describe Carl Rogers' core conditions. Apply Gerard Egan's 3 stage model of helping. Deliver a peer mentoring session.
  1. Facilitating Groups.
    Attendance Certificate
    By the end of the two day programme learners will be able to describe what is being facilitated (in a selection of groups), what is the goal for each group, what model is used to achieve the goal and what if anything these groups hold in common. Learners will be able to explain Tuckman's Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing model, Johari's Window and Group Imago