Training
Our style of training tends to be workshop based with opportunities for practice, application, goal setting and resource sharing. We provide the following as a guide to training topics. Please contact us if you would like to know more about the courses below or if you have particular needs and wish to discuss tailored training options.

Sensory Modulation
Introduction to Sensory Modulation and Self-Regulation
Sensory Approaches to Reduce Seclusion and Restraint
Development of Sensory Rooms and Sensory Exploration Options
Development of Sensory Friendly Environments & Practices
Sensory Modulation for Addictions and Dual Diagnosis (mental health and substance use)
Sensory Modulation for Trauma and Crisis
Sensory Modulation for Workplaces / Classrooms
Advanced training can be delivered to those with some experience or introductory training, and who have opportunity for supervision. Topics include:
Development and Use of Sensory Kits
Development and Implementation of Sensory Diets
Development and Implementation of Sensory Groups
Sensory Assessments for Mental Health
Sensory Lens for Activity Analysis and Adaption
Safe and Effective Use of Weighted Modalities and Deep Pressure
Motivational Interviewing
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Update on changes in Motivational Interviewing (3rd Edition Motivational interviewing, Miller & Rollnick, 2013)
Further training can be delivered to those with some experience or introductory training, and who have opportunity for supervision. Topics include:
Applying the Spirit and Foundational Skills of MI (OARS)
Applying the Four Processes of MI - Engaging, Focusing, Evoking, Planning
Integrating Motivational Interviewing into Services
Relaxation Techniques
Introduction to Relaxation Techniques and Biofeedback (Including Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Deep Breathing Exercises, Guided Imagery and Visualisation)

Addictions and Trauma
Introduction to Addictions / Dual Diagnosis and Options for Change
Introduction to Smoking Cessation and Options for Change
Sensory Modulation for Addictions / Dual Diagnosis / Smoking Cessation
Sensory Modulation for Trauma and Crisis

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