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Benefits withdrawals and Food Banks

Advisers often have to refer clients to food banks because their benefits have stopped due to administrative problems

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Upcoming Training

  • Effective Training and Presentation Delivery

    26 May 2016 - 10:30

    Getting up in front of a room of people to deliver training or presentations can be very daunting even for those who do it every day. This course will help you to recognise and enhance the presentation and delivery skills that you already possess, as well as develop new skills in this area. It will...
  • Understanding Debts & Courts in Northern Ireland (S)

    13 June 2016 - 10:30

    This skilled level course will enable you to understand the structures, jurisdiction, and procedures of courts in NI in relation to debt cases and bring this to life with a court visit. Whilst this course is not part of the MAS accredited cluster. It is a pre-requisite for Skills for Effective...
  • Level 2 Award in Independent Advocacy

    14 June 2016 - 10:30

    This Award is an introductory qualification for candidates who are interested in acquiring knowledge about the role of an Independent Advocate. It comprises the unit ‘Understanding the Purpose and Role of the Independent Advocate’. This is a knowledge based unit. What the Course covers: The...
  • Dealing with Challenging Client Scenarios

    23 June 2016 - 10:30

    This practical and interactive course will explore common challenges that arise when working with clients in the provision of advice services. It will identify and share helpful methods for dealing with such challenging circumstances and focus on how to respond in a safe and positive way to such...
  • Tailoring Advice: Strategies and Options for Dealing with Debt (S)

    27 June 2016 - 10:30

    This skilled level course goes through tried and tested strategies which will support you to work with clients in line with Codes of Practice and guidelines. It is accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. This is a core course for those seeking MAS accreditation at Advice Work or above.
  • Good Practice: Providing High Quality Debt Advice (G)

    29 June 2016 - 10:30

    This course is designed for advisers dealing with debt at all levels, who want to provide a high quality, effective and measurable debt advice service. It provides an opportunity to explore key factors to promote good practice in dealing with debt cases which includes; cases management, referrals...

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