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Advanced Courses

Advanced training is for anyone who has completed the Foundation Training and would like to use a more specialised resource.

Our advanced online modules can be completed in 2-3 hours and you will be asked to send us a reflection. A full card resource is included in the fee.

Each course will:

  • Explain how the resource was developed
  • Show filmed examples of people using the different topics
  • Explain how to prepare for your Talking Mat session
  • Discuss implementation and challenges

Thinking Ahead:

This course is for those who want to use Talking Mats to produce an Advanced Care plan.

This resource has been developed in partnership with Strathcarron Hospice in Scotland. The training module demonstrates how to discuss sensitive topics around end-of-life care. There are 3 topics within the set:

  • Affairs
  • Care and Treatment
  • Personal Values


Keeping Safe

This course is for those who want to use Talking Mats in a safeguarding context.

This resource has been developed in partnership with NHS Fife with input from Survivor Scotland, Kingdom Abuse Survivors project and the Scottish Government Keys to life. There are 3 topics within the set:

  • Your Well-being
  • Relationships
  • Thoughts & Feelings

Please book onto our next module here

Advanced seminars for groups

Talking Mats will rund advanced courses or seminars for groups of people or organisations who want to explore the use of TM in specific areas:

  • End of life care
  • Eating and Drinking
  • Capacity
  • Use in ECHCPS
  • Adaptations in Autism
  • Safeguarding

Please contact us if this is of interest

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