Deaf Awareness & BSL

4 June 2024 10:00am–1:00pm

Virtual Training via Zoom

This session aims to highlight the communication differences of deaf/hearing people, building up an awareness of the challenges faced by the deaf community. There will also be an opportunity to learn some basic BSL signs during the session.

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

How to be a Good Trans Ally

10 June 2024 1:00pm–3:45pm

Virtual Training via MS Teams

Trans people and trans rights are becoming increasingly visible but many still face real isolation. Every non-trans person can be an ally for trans equality but not everyone feels confident doing this.

To register your interest for this virtual workshop please add your details to the form below.

Understanding Depression

12 June 2024 10:00am–12:00pm

Virtual Training via MS Teams

During this session you will understand the definition of depression and recognise its symptoms & spot the early warning signs. 

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

Challenging Conversations

17 June 2024 10:00am–11:30am

Virtual Training via Zoom

People are becoming increasingly intolerant of inappropriate comments being made in the workplace. However, is there a way we can call people out on these comments without creating arguments? This session explores practises that seek to understand people’s perspectives, rather than focus on their objectionable conclusions. delivered by Hope Not Hate.

To register your interest for this virtual workshop please add your details to the form.

Misinformation

17 June 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm

Virtual Training via Zoom

This session explores what dis/misinformation is, it’s dangers and why humans are so drawn towards conspiracy theories. Delivered by Hope Not Hate.

To register your interest for this virtual workshop please add your details to the form.

RNIB Visually Impairment Awareness

21 June 2024 12:30pm–2:00pm

Virtual Training via MS Teams

This session with the RNIB will improve your understanding of different types of visual impairment and how they impact people’s lives. Using visual aids, myth busting, videos and more, it will give you key takeaways around facts and figures as well as practical skills, such as how to guide a blind person.

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

Women’s Assertiveness

6 July 2024 10:00am–4:30pm

UNISON Regional Centre, Quayside House, Canal Wharf, Leeds, LS11 5PS

This assertiveness training offers a means of learning an invaluable set of communication skills, which help to express our opinions, needs and feelings honestly and directly.

To book your place you will need to contact your branch for approval to attend. If you are unsure how to contact your branch, please use our branch finder tool – https://branches.unison.org.uk/

Your branch will then contact the team to book your place – r.bent@unison.co.uk

To book your place you will need to contact your branch for approval to attend. If you are unsure how to contact your branch, please use our branch finder tool – https://branches.unison.org.uk/

Your branch will then contact the team to book your place – r.bent@unison.co.uk

ADHD Understood

9 July 2024 10:00am–11:00am

Virtual Training via MS Teams

In this session you will gain an introductory understanding of ADHD – Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. You will learn to recognise and celebrate the positives of thinking differently.

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

Black Members – Empowered Leadership

11 July 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Regional Centre, Quayside House, Canal Wharf, Leeds, LS11 5PS

The Empowered Leadership Programme is designed for the individual to identify the links between empowerment and successful leadership. This session is aimed at Black members.

To book your place you will need to contact your branch for approval to attend. If you are unsure how to contact your branch, please use our branch finder tool – https://branches.unison.org.uk/

Your branch will then contact the team to book your place – r.bent@unison.co.uk

Interview Skills

12 July 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Virtual Training via MS Teams

In attending this session you will recognise different types of Interviews you may encounter. Delivered by National Careers Service.

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk