Upcoming Training Events

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Date:   Wednesday 25th January 2017

Venue: The Message Enterprise Centre, Harper Rd, Sharston, Manchester, M22 4RG

Time: 09:30am – 4:30pm (registration from 9:15am)

Facilitator: Tim Rosier, Head of Reflex.

Places must be booked in advance.


Aimed at those working with offenders, those at risk of offending or marginalised/disengaged young people within the community , this course will introduce participants to a number of advanced engagement and communication techniques utilised by Reflex and other agencies in their work within the Criminal Justice System.    The day will include material on understanding the impact of a person’s experience of the Criminal Justice System, the reflective practitioner, managing power and control imbalances, active listening skills, the Cycle of Change, motivational interviewing, Socratic questioning, and dealing with resistance.


Cost:  £35 per person

(Reflex Managers and Outreach staff can attend free as part of the Reflex Licence)


Lunch and refreshments included in course fee

Places must be booked in advance.  To book places please contact Info@reflex.org






Date: Wednesday 1st February 2017

Venue: Reflex Head Office, Unit D2 Coombswood Way, Halesowen, B62 8BH

Time: 9.30 – 4.15 pm

Duration: 1 Day

Facilitator: Esther Collett, Reflex West Midlands Manager

This is for churches, mentors, teachers and youth workers who work with young people who are challenging, disengaged from learning or at risk of offending. This training enables attendees to understand and use Reflex’ myLife courses, which develop character and teach vital life skills. They explore topics such as: managing emotions, living Independently, relationships and money management. A 12 month subscription includes the cost of this training day. See www.mylifecourses.org for more information. The myLife courses empower young people to make considered and wise choices,  becoming confident and positive contributors to society. All myLife courses are accredited internally or externally (through OCR or ASDAN) and are written to meet OFSTED (or equivalent) standards within school settings.

Please check out our myLife video which you can use within your schools and communities: https://vimeo.com/107129451

Places must be booked in advance.

You can visit the main myLife website here to find out more or book on the training: http://mylifecourses.org






Date:  Wednesday 15th March 2017

Venue: Reflex Head Office, Unit D2 Coombswood Way, Halesowen, B62 8BH

Time: 09:30am – 4:30pm

Duration: 1 Day

Facilitator(s): Esther Collett, Reflex West Midlands Manager.

Utilising over twenty years of practitioner experience of working with challenging young people within both the criminal justice and education settings, this training offers interactive and highly practical training to those working with ‘at risk’ young people and young offenders.  The course introduces delegates to a number of different learning styles and the varying root causes of challenging behaviour before exploring basic behaviour management techniques and practical tips which will assist practitioners on the front-line of delivery.

Cost:  £25 per person  – Lunch provided

Places must be booked in advance.

To book places please contact Info@reflex.org

(N.B. This training is included for free as part of an annual myLife subscription.  However, a donation of £4 is requested for those who require lunch.)




Date:  Tuesday 16th May & Wednesday 17th May 2017

Venue: Reflex Head Office, Unit D2 Coombswood Way, Halesowen, B62 8BH

Time: 9.30 – 4.30 pm

Duration: 2 Day

Facilitator: TBC

Would you like to use urban music or theatre to better engage at-risk youth or offenders?
This training provides an introduction to understanding and delivering Reflex Urban Skillz music and theatre courses. It explores the need for non-formal education, the role of an Urban Skillz deliverer, facilitating workshops effectively, accreditation criteria, moderation requirements, and how to build a balanced course. A 12 month subscription is included in the cost of this training

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Places must be booked in advance. To book places please contact Info@reflex.org