Sylvia Barrett

Sylvia Barrett

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Sylvia Barrett has worked as a trainer in Edinburgh, Glasgow and around Scotland for over 20 years.She was previously the Training and Development Manager for the largest Housing Association in Scotland.Sylvia holds an Honours Degree in Psychology from Edinburgh University, she is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.At present she is also an Associate Lecturer with the Open University teaching The Managing Care course which is recognised by The Scottish Social Services Council for managers of residential care.Sylvia won the Innovations in Personnel award presented by the Society of Directors of Personnel in Scotland and the Chartered Institute of Housing training for the millennium award.Sylvia’s main areas of work are supporting workers who are employees in the care and supported housing sector, with a particular interest in care of older people.

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  • Short course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...e.g. wandering repetition, anxiety, confusion. Suitable for: All staff working with older people and staff who want to refresh their knowledge in this... Learn about: Geriatric Nursing, Mental Health Nurse... More


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  • Course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 2 Days

...To raise awareness of attitudes to older people, to consider approaches to working with older people, to understand communication systems and support in the organisation... Learn about: Geriatric Nursing... More


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Creative Social Activities course in Edinburgh
Sylvia Barrett
  • Short course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...Content: Input, Discussion, Planning Training courses can be delivered in-house and tailored to the employers needs. Training course costs can be agreed per head or per event... Learn about: Mental Health Nurse, Geriatric Nursing... More


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  • Short course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...To raise awareness of the process of grieving to explore feelings of loss from various viewpoints. Suitable for: Anyone working with older people Anyone... Learn about: Bereavement Counselling... More


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  • Short course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...to develop a behavioural approach to aggression in clients, to deal with families and colleagues. To understand learning disability, dementia and other... Learn about: Managing Conflict... More


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  • Short course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...To ensure that supervisors and supervisees get the most from the process of supervision. To help staff to understand the purpose of supervision and... Learn about: Care Management... More


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Recruitment and Selection course in Edinburgh
Sylvia Barrett
  • Course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 2 Days

...be aware of the problems associated with the selection interview such as personal prejudice and stereotyping. Suitable for: All recruiters. All recruiters... Learn about: Recruitment and Selection... More


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  • Course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 3 Days

...Leadership functions in performing set tasks and exercises, increase awareness of leadership styles, examine ways of increasing motivation and developing individuals... More


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Appraisal course in Edinburgh
Sylvia Barrett
  • Short course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 1 Day

...Suitable for: Appraisers and those who are being appraised. Appraisers and those who are being appraised. Objectives: To describe the advantages of appraisal... Learn about: Appraisal Skills... More


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Influencing and Negotiating course in Edinburgh
Sylvia Barrett
  • Course
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 2 Days

...Identify five influencing strategies, consider six factors when identifying the most appropriate strategies, use a four part approach to principled negotiation... Learn about: Negotiation Skills, Influencing Skills... More


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