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Workforce Development

Dundee TSI Training opportunities:

Drug and Alcohol Services Learning Network

Wednesday 16 May 2018, 1:30pm-4pm

Number Ten, 10 Constitution Road, Dundee, DD1 1LL

Creating the conditions to initiate and sustain individual, family and community recovery

To book a place email


Spotlight On: Handling the Press and How to Write a Press Release- 30 May 2018

Wednesday 30 May 2018

09:30am – 12:00pm

Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Road, Dundee, DD1 1LL

A well written press release can get your project or organisation in the local or national press for free, but the design and content of that article can make the difference between success and failure.

This workshop will enable participants to understand what elements make up a good and successful press release as well as highlighting some of the pitfalls to avoid.

Cost: £10 for Organisations who Members of DVA, £25 for Non Members (Third Sector Organisations) and £50 for Private/Statutory Organisation





External Training Opportunities:

We regularly post Training Opportunities in our Events Section


Health Inequalities and Prevention training sessions

Sessions can also be delivered to your staff at your workplace.


In 2015, Dundee Partnership commissioned a report on prevention through Integrated Care Funds, which resulted in the production of the “It’s My Job” toolkit. The toolkit focuses on primary and secondary aspects of prevention and promotes processes that are consistent with the roll out of social prescribing. The report strongly recommends that prevention is seen as relevant and important in the context of all staff roles, and is prioritised across services. This half day training session supports frontline staff to use the toolkit as a practical aid to identify how health inequalities and deprivation may affect their client groups and in what ways, explore to what extent they are adopting preventative approaches already and to recognise how they may be able to build on these to support clients further. The training session aims to support participants to:

  • Recognise vulnerable and at-risk individuals
  • Have a positive, exploratory conversation to identify the factors affecting them
  • Signpost people to supportive services and activities that could help



There is an on-line new course delivered  by Strathclyde University titled, Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities.

Understanding Violence Against Women – Online Course

Following the recent success delivering domestic abuse prevention workshops throughout Dundee, Dundee Women’s Aid is offering  Free Domestic Abuse Training and Awareness sessions for staff and/or students throughout Dundee.   The training would normally take place within your workplace or at Dundee Women’s Aid.

If you would like to take up this opportunity please contact me