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Following on from the MHFA First Aid courses delivered on 29th and 30th November in Derby, YMCA Derbyshire have added three new dates for 2019 to their calendar.

  • MHFA Champion 1-day course in Derby on January 25th
  • MHFA First Aid 2-day course in Chesterfield on 18th and 19th February
  • MHFA Champion 1-day course in Chesterfield on 30th January.

For more information, visit the MHFA website or call YMCA Derbyshire on 01332 579573.

The independent Commission for Countering Extremism has today launched a public Call for Evidence to build evidence on all forms of extremism and to examine our current responses to it.

The Commission was set up by the government after the series of attacks last year, and today’s Call for Evidence is one part of our first-of-its-kind study into extremism, to be published in spring 2019, that aims to improve understanding of extremism and its impact on individuals, communities and wider society.

Housing Navigator

In this role you will work as part of the Accommodation Team to provide a high quality, efficient and effective service to clients aged 16 to 64 who are supported by our charity which is at the heart of the community in Derbyshire. We are committed to helping people at times of need, regardless of gender, race, ability or faith. Our values to Protect, Trust, Hope and Persevere underpin all our services across the county.

The Police national counter-terrorism campaign has been launched, which is an excellent opportunity to consider your organisational arrangements & advice to staff & learners at this busy time of year.

CPD FE and Skills

This month's members breakfast gives you the opportunity to catch up with other members of the network following presentations from NCFE regarding the effects the Functional Skills reforms will have on our industry, followed by Sam Slack providing an update on the Government's PREVENT strategy.

The breakfast meeting will then be followed by a more in-depth workshop on the government's counter-terrorism strategy. This workshop will bring you up-to-date with the latest developments regarding the Government's PREVENT Strategy.