ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training 

Thursday 16 and Friday 17 January 2020 (two day course)
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
9.30am - 5pm (two day course)
COST: £130 BAVO members / £145 Non BAVO members
(Lunch not included)

Most people considering suicide share their distress and their intent, sometimes very discreetly. Training will help you see and respond to these invitations for help, give you the confidence to ask about suicide if you are concerned about someone's safety and provide you with the tools to help prevent the immediate risk. 
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'Women and problem gambling'

Thursday 23 January 2020
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9D
9.30am - 1pm
FREE OF CHARGE

Do you work in an organisation that supports women? If so, our FREE OF CHARGE training aims to raise awareness of women who are affected by gambling, whether it’s their own problematic gambling habits or somebody else’s. The training will equip you with confidence needed to recognise signs of problem gambling, and how to initiate conversations with another person about their gambling behaviours.  The training will also provide you with a clear understanding of the referral pathways into GamCare’s support services.
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Taking minutes at meetings training

Friday 24 January 2020 from 9.30am - 1.30pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £25 BAVO members / £35 Non BAVO members/ £50 Non-voluntary sector

This half day course will help you to feel more confident about taking minutes at  meetings by looking at essential preparation, practical tips and tools, how to use agendas, deciding what to write down, and the stages of taking minutes.
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Presentation skills training

Thursday 13 February 2020 from 10am - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £35 BAVO members / £55 Non BAVO members/ £70 Non-voluntary sector

This one day course is for anyone who would like to feel more confident about giving a presentation. It will look at planning and structuring a presentation, knowing your audience, top tips, how to deliver your message effectively and how to deal with nerves. Please note this course is about the communication skills of preparing, structuring and delivering a presentation, NOT about how to use IT, e.g. powerpoint. 
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BAVO offers high quality training YOU want, where YOU want it, at a price YOU can afford

We can tailor our training to meet your organisation’s needs (large or small), offering advice and support to your staff and volunteers including trustee away days.

We also offer informal learning through development support for new and small groups and for larger organisations facing change or challenge.

Training is delivered at convenient accessible venues across the county borough and we can provide specifically tailored training courses for and behalf other sectors or agencies outside of the third sector.


Contact us

For further details, contact BAVO, T: 01656 810400 or E: [email protected]