Creating Psychologically Informed Environments (PIEs)
Duration 1 day
The course details how to build a psychologically-informed environment which leads to enhanced recovery rates for clients along with increased staff morale and retention through delivering personalised treatment and care. This course is an introduction to enacting PIEs and maps the process of: assessment via profiling, observation and consultation; implementation via a 5-point plan and delegation strategy; review - to transition towards sustainment.
- Threading complex trauma, self-medication, PIEs and recovery
- Differentiating between a life plan and a care plan
- Principles of recovery
- How a PIE facilitates trust-based relationships
- Psychological principles which engender positive change
- Vicarious trauma and its impact upon staff retention and beliefs
- Reflective practice for learning and support
- Modes of authority; creating psychologically-supportive services
Methods of Delivery
The day is a combination of structured input and exercises to enable participants to understand and practice intervention techniques. It is highly interactive and delegates are encouraged to be engaged, fine-tuning their own skills and knowledge of best practice in a safe, supportive environment.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Introduce therapeutic techniques staff can use to promote a PIE and lessen confrontation
- Understand the psychology of buildings and impact on our work
- Review how policies/procedures foster supportive relationships
PIEs mean services can meet assessment criteria of funders, while at the same time benefiting from improved health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace; service users achieve quicker move-on and a sustained recovery; staff are supported by the structure in place and acquire skills on a path of personal and professional development.
None, though delegates will be expected to be working in the social care and health, criminal justice or psychiatric field.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.