This course will increase and support your existing knowledge of neurodiversity. The workshop provides a detailed overview of different neurodiverse conditions, myth-busts any common misconceptions, provides ideas to support your team and highlights the positives of having neurodiverse individuals in your workforce. 

Course Description

This course is designed to increase and support managers awareness of Neurodiversity in the workplace, its presentation, strengths and challenges. It also allows for those with no prior knowledge to attend and serves as a good introduction to neurodiversity and how it is impacted in the workplace.

In addition to neurodiverse conditions it covers suggested recommendations, how these can be implemented and gives an overview of the Equality Act 2010 and best practice around assessments.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Have a better understanding of neurodiversity and its presentations.
  • Understand the impact that work can have on those with a neurodiverse condition.
  • Knowledge of potential adjustments and support that can be applied in the work place.
  • Reviewed how the Equality Act is relevant for neurodiversity.
  • Understand how to access the appropriate services.

Benefits to your business

  • Help retain and attract new talent
  • Ensure a supportive and healthy work environment
  • Ensure adherence to the Equality Act
  • Decrease absences due to stress and improve engagement
  • Managers who understand their employees support needs have a tighter team culture.

Course content

Here is a brief overview of the topics that will be covered in this course:

Creativity and innovation
Lateral thinking
Strategic analysis
Bringing a ‘different perspective’
Problem solving
Analytical thinking
People skills

About the trainer

Rebecca Wones, Director of Psychology

  • Chartered Occupational Psychologist with 20 years experience of working with disability in the workplace.
  • Experience of working with and for public and private sector organisations and in Occupational Health.
  • Experience of working within mental health and neurodiversity.
  • Is a supervisor on the BPS RAPPS register.

What delegates say

“It was very insightful; a good balance of increasing awareness and knowledge, but with some suggestions and practical takeaways.  Also loved the focus on what neurodiverse individuals can bring to teams to really improve them – not just focusing on some of the more challenging aspects.”

Enquiry Form

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Upcoming Dates

Pick a date below and fill in the booking form to reserve your place and places for colleagues. We will raise an invoice, so if you need to provide a purchase order number, please do so in the form or email it to info@ccma.org.uk.

Date: Fri 13 Sep 2024
Where: Online

Format

1.5 -hour online session using Zoom or Teams.

Who is it for?

Contact Centre Managers, Team Managers, Team Leaders, Coaches, HR Managers.

Why should you go?

To increase your knowledge of Neurodiversity and help support your neurodiverse colleagues/employees.

How much is it?

CCMA members: £149*

Non-members: £199*

*excludes VAT

Additional discounts available for group bookings