TDI has 20 years of working with organisations who work with sexual offenders, including prisons, housing associations, churches and faith-based groups, rape crisis centres, homeless organisations, health and social care providers and those working with learning disabilities.
We offer tailored and customised courses and are able to design bespoke material to meet specific organisational needs.
Our courses can be delivered on-site to groups of up to 20, and we offer a limited range of courses for smaller organisations at our offices in Newcastle city centre.
For more information on our courses, please contact us.
TDI have a bank of modules which we can use to tailor a course to your needs. These include:
- Definitions, typologies and theories around sexual offending
- Legal issues
- Good practice for support workers
- Risk assessment and management
- Staff care and self-care
- Victims and Safeguarding
- Statutory public protection arrangements
- Good practice in community supervision & monitoring of offenders
- Offender denial, minimisation and motivation
- Learning disability and offending
- Sex work and sex workers
- Organisation-specific management issues
- Spatial awareness and environmental risk
- Guidance for trustees on supporting managers and staff
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We are also able to offer off-the-shelf one- and two-day courses on Sexual Offender Awareness, Working with Sex Offenders, and Child and Adult Safeguarding with particular adaptations for those working with people with learning disabilities, those working in prisons and in housing associations, for care providers and for faith groups.
For organisations with less than 10 potential trainees, places are available on sessions hosted at our office in central Newcastle. These are run regularly, subject to demand; the dates for 2018 are: 27th March, 23rd May, 12th July, 25th September, 22nd November.
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With 25 years of experience in the field, this course applies TDI's knowledge around sexual offending to help organisations think through what makes them vulnerable to cultures of harassment and abuse. It offers staff opportunities to think through their own work cultures and helps empower them to take action to keep themselves and their colleagues safe.
Over our 20 years as leaders in the field we have provided training in all parts of the UK and across sectors. Some of our recent clients include:
Anglia Housing Catch22 Offender Management Coastline Housing Cornerstone Housing Emmaus, Bristol Gwalia Housing Haven Housing HMP Forest Bank Medaille Trust Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough Senad Community Street Pastors, Sunderland Tyne HousingWe are registered with the Crown Commercial Services Dynamic Marketplace.
We believe strongly in dialogue with clients to ensure the quality of our courses, and are proud to have repeat training relationships with many organisations. Recent feedback has included:
"Well presented. Felt respected and valued." "Very helpful, great training, useful in my area of work." "Informative, brought new way of thinking to myself. Great presenting skills." "The content was complex but I have a better understanding of the subject." "Very eye opening - will definitely inform our processes, especially regarding ongoing risk assessment." "Fab training, I feel a lot more could have been done if we had more time!" "I really enjoyed the training. Thank you!"