Training & Workshops
Sharing our ground-breaking work with organisations throughout Wales and the UK is part of Touch Trust's mission to create an inclusive society for all, through creative expression and well-being. We offer two training programmes for groups and individuals.
Communicating Through Touch - One Day Course
A one day workshop for carers, offering techniques for working with challenging behaviour; profound learning difficulties and other vulnerable individuals and groups.
Dates for 2016:
Thursday February 11th
Friday June 10th
Wednesday November 9th
The Touch Trusts revolutionary one day workshop provides practical activities for adults and children with complex needs all based on the unique programme that was created by Dilys Price.
Communicating through Touch One day workshop is run several times throughout the year either in the centre or at Lewis Martin Court in Leckwith, Cardiff. We invite carers /parents /support staff and teachers along to come and update their knowledge or learn something new. It is a workshop designed for personal development as well as professional.
As mentioned we offer this day as an outreach session so we could come out to your organisation for staff /school for parents group / Group to deliver it.
What participants have said about ‘Communicating through Touch’:
“Hi Karen I also had the most amazing time best experience ever look forward to doing more and talking more” Mary Swansea “From this session I have gained a further understanding on how to deal with people with special needs, and how to treat them in a way that is beneficial to them” Student “Felt really welcomed and part of the session and it was really enjoyable and inspiring. Thank-you” Student “I loved the experience it has made me feel more comfortable regarding my future practice. Participating in activities and watching the DVD, really gave me a clear structure of how to construct a session plan” Student “Enabled an individual to feel included and uplifted, this was highlighted by overall admiration and applause” Student
We run this course throughout the year. Please contact the office on: 02920 635664 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and dates of the next course. We also run this as an outreach session!
Prices: £130 per person
Train to Become a Touch Trust Session Leader
Full Touch Trust Training Course (9 Months)
Next Start Date: Sunday 16th October 2016
Four Sundays from October to April Inc. 40hrs observations and practice
The Touch Trust Training Course is designed for staff members of special schools, community houses, day centres and other organisations who would like to lead Touch Trust sessions within their own centres. It is also open to individuals with an interest and enthusiasm towards disability. The training course teaches its learners the full Touch Trust Creative Movement Programme, and the techniques needed to lead sessions for guests and their partners.
Following successful completion of the training course all trained session leaders must also join our Provider Member Scheme in order to lead sessions. This is usually done by the trained session leader’s place of work, although individuals can apply to become a Provider Member Centre on their own
Click Touch_Trust_Training_Prospectus_2014_PDF.pdf to download the Touch Trust Training Prospectus for full information
Prices: £650 per person
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