Independent Social Work
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

Training and Consultancy
in Social Care

Training Courses


Bespoke courses are usually designed to meet the needs of individual organisations and their staff across the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors. They can be delivered in your own workplace. Alternatively you can attend courses which are run in the Royal Victoria Hotel, Sheffield and in the St Albans Conference Centre, London. Please ring to discuss your training needs and requirements.

Safeguarding adults/abuse of adults:

  • Basic awareness 
  • Making safeguarding personal: practice implications of the Care Act 2014
  • Handling disclosure
  • Learning the signs and symptoms of adult abuse
  • Preparing to undertake a safeguarding enquiry
  • Contributing to safeguarding enquiries
  • Safeguarding for providers: issues, responsibilities and legislation
  • Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence 
  • Interviewing skills
  • Preparing for and participating in case conferences
  • Chairing strategy meetings/case conferences/safeguarding meetings
  • Risk assessment and management in safeguarding adults work
  • Recording skills in safeguarding adults work
  • Developing safeguarding/protection plans
  • Managing adult safeguarding cases for managers
  • Developing/inducting specialist safeguarding adults teams
  • Minute-taking in safeguarding adults meetings for administrative staff
  • Working with victims of abuse in the long-term and the healing process
  • Perpetrators of adult abuse
  • Case review days
  • Refresher training
  • Training the trainers/developing pools of trainers
Bespoke courses for BSL Interpreters and CSWs:
  • Safeguarding Adults: Issues for BSL Interpreters - Safe and Best Practice (Course 1)
  • Advanced Safeguarding Adults Course for BSL Interpreter: More on Practice Issues (Course 2)
  • Further Advanced Safeguarding Adults Course for BSL Interpreter (Course 3)
  • Safeguarding Children for BSL Interpreters
  • Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence for BSL Interpreters (covers children and adults)
  • Lone Working: Keeping BSL Interpreters Safe
General courses for across the sectors (statutory, voluntary and independent):
  • Safeguarding children: basic awareness
  • Debriefing staff for provider managers
  • Assertiveness training
  • Presentation skills
  • Recording skills
  • Risk assessment and care planning
  • Supervision skills
  • Well-being and promoting resilience
  • Sexuality and older people



Early in 2018 Jacki Pritchard Ltd started offering webinars, so that on-line training can be made available to a wide range of workers (whether they are employed by an organisation or they are self-employed). Webinars have taken place on a regular basis since then:

  • Minute Taking for Safeguarding Meetings (covering children and adults)
  • Safeguarding Children for HISP Practitioners
  • Safeguarding Children for Hypnotherapists
  • Safeguarding Adults for Hypnotherapists

Recordings of previous webinars can be purchased; the cost is £36 (inclusive of VAT @ 20%).

In the Autumn the following webinars will be offered::

  • Well-Being and Promoting Resilience for Staff: Are You Looking After Yourself? - Wednesday 12th September 2018 (10.00 to 11.30) - for any professional/worker
  • Supervision: It's Purpose and What to Expect from Your Sessions - Wednesday 26th September 2018 (10.00 to 11.30)
  • Well-Being and Promoting Resilience for Staff: Are You Looking After Yourself? - Saturday 29th September 2018 (10.00 to 11.30) - for BSL interpreters
  • Well-Being and Promoting Resilience for Staff: Are You Looking After Yourself? - Wednesday 3rd October 2018 (19.00 to 20.30) - for BSL interpreters only
  • Risk Assessment for Providers: Making It Simple and Meaningful in Adult Social Care - date to be confirmed shortly
  • Risk Assessment in Safeguarding Adults Work - date to be confirmed shortly

The webinars above can be commissioned to be delivered to specific staff groups in your organisation or bespoke webinars can be designed.Please get in touch to discuss this further.


Other News

The following new webinars will run in the Autumn:
"Well-Being and Promoting Resilience for Staff: Are You Looking After Yourself?" 
Dates: Wednesday 12th September 2018 (10.00 to 11.30) - for any professional/worker;
Saturday 29th September 2018 (10.00 to 11.30) and Wednesday 3rd October 2018 (19.00 to 20.30) - for BSL interpreters only.
"Supervision: It's Purpose and What to Expect from Your Sessions" 
Date: Wednesday 26th September 2018 (11.00 to 11.30)
''Risk Assessment in Safeguarding Adults Work"
Date: to be confirmed shortly.
Cost: £30 (plus VAT @ 20%) per person
(covers attending one webinar/having a recording; set of handouts and certificate of attendance)
In LONDON - St Alban's Conference Centre, EC1N 7AB
1) Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence (covers children and adults): Saturday 22nd September 2018 - ONLY 2 PLACES LEFT!!
2) Safeguarding Children for BSL Interpreters: Saturday 10th November 2018.
Cost: £90 (plus VAT @ 20%)
(includes lunch and refreshments)
All courses in London run 10.00 to 16.45; 6 training hours for CPD.

Check out our sister website for hypnosis and hypnotherapy services for children (aged 5+) and adults:


  • Sheffield
  • Leeds
  • Oldham
Ring the office to find out when and where hypnotherapy sessions are taking place in the coming week/month.