INSPIRING ACTIVE COMMUNITIES

Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire

Think Active Training

#WeThinkActive

Our #WeThinkActive 50 minute interactive workshop aims to get people to start thinking about how they can be more active and how they can encourage their service users to be more active. The workshop covers:

  • Chief Medical Officer guidelines
  • Definition of physical activity intensities
  • Discussion around benefits and barriers to being physical active

The workshop can be delivered either face to face or via Zoom. If you are interested in the workshop please email info@thinkactive.org and one of the Think Active Team will be in contact.

Think Active Social Prescriber Training

Training to support Social Prescriber/Navigators working within the practise with guidance about having positive conversations with patients about being active.
Contact info@thinkactive.org for details

First Aid

Safeguarding

Click here to visit our safeguarding page for more information on our role

UK Coaching

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (Online Classroom)

Cost £30

Learning type – This interactive online classroom, delivered via Webex, will help coaches recognise poor practice and the red flags of abuse, while also prompting a review of your coaching practice to ensure that you provide a positive and enriching experience for all children.

This Online Classroom will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

Click here for more details and how to book

The FA

FA Safeguarding Children Workshop

Cost £30

Learning type – workshop

Duration – 3 hours

Awarded by The FA, this short 3 hour course provides club representatives, coaches, referees and volunteers with an awareness of best practice in safeguarding children in football. The course supports The FA’s strategic goal to raise standards across the game.
The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop is designed for anyone that works with young people. Focused on making football safe, the course will help you learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse, while understand fears involved in these concerns.

For more information on dates, locations and booking info click here

Child Protection in Sport Unit

Child Protection in Sport

Cost £25

Learning type – online

Duration – 3 hours

For information about the course click here

Adverse Childhood Experiences

West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner

Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences

At Think Active we recognise the positive impact that sport & physical activity can have on peoples lives. We also recognise that the environments that deliverers and providers create can be influential. This ‘Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences‘ course is online and free. It is for practitioners, professionals and volunteers who work with children, young people and their families.

Cost – Free. This course has been commissioned by the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner & funded by the Home Office Early Intervention Fund.

For more information about the course click here

Mental Health

Mind

Mental Health Awareness for Sport & Physical Activity

Mind (funded by Sport England & The National Lottery)

Cost – £18

For more information about the course click here

Equity & Diversity

Awareness & Inclusivity

NSPCC

NSPCC I’m Involved online learning course Putting young people’s views at the heart of your sport.

Aimed at clubs and groups designing provision and services for young people

Cost – free

Learning style – video & presentation

For more information about the course click here

Coaching & Mentoring

How to be a good mentor

Ted Talks

Cost – free

An interesting and thought provoking 15 minute Ted Talk by Margaret Heffernan about super chickens, social capital and the importance of bringing out the best in people and guiding others to succeed. #appreciate #kind (^Vicky)

For more information and to watch the talk click the video below

Coaching Others to Coach

Coaching Others to Coach

Open University & Sport England

Cost – free

For more information about the course click here

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