What If…? – Speaking up and Speaking out Against Abuse of Vulnerable Adults

Marion Dakin, Pavilion Publishing, The
Ironworks, Cheapside, Brighton, BN1 4GD, £75 (plus £7.50

The aim of this flexible training resource is
to help prevent abuse of vulnerable adults by raising awareness of
the issues across a range of agencies. Consisting of a video, a
guide for trainers and managers, photocopiable handouts and a
self-study guide, it is designed for anyone whose job brings them
into contact with vulnerable adults, regardless of the type of
service their organisation or agency offers.

Putting Assertive Outreach into Action – A Development Tool for
Team Leaders and Project Managers

Deborah Davidson & Janice Lowe, Pavilion
Publishing, The Ironworks, Cheapside, Brighton, BN1 4GD, £150
(plus £15 p&p)

Putting the policy of assertive outreach into
practice is a challenge for team leaders and managers who need to
train and support their staff in a new way of delivering mental
health services. Containing a video, training sessions and
handouts, the pack covers: “Preparing to turn policy into
practice”; “The daily handover”; “Weekly board planning”; and
“Supporting staff and team development”.

Out of the Shadows – Help for Men and Boys who Have Been Sexually

Sarah Stott, Russell House Publishing, 4 St
Georges House, Uplyme Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3LS, £9.95 (plus
£1.50 p&p)

This resource will help practitioners working
with men and boys who have experienced sexual assault. It aims to
help survivors and their supporters understand how sexual assault
may have affected them, and offers practical suggestions on how to
deal with those effects. It also includes personal accounts and
provides source material for developing training programmes.

If you have training materials that could
feature in this section please contact Graham Hopkins on 020 8652
3106 or e-mail

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