All our CLEAR for Learning delivery is tailored to the specific audience and delivered by qualified professionals. We bring together experts from clinical services, the criminal justice system, education and social care to share experiences and expertise as appropriate.


Training Courses and Workshops



Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness sessions

Domestic abuse and sexual violence can impact in a myriad of ways, on our friends, family and work colleagues, including health, wellbeing and attendance at work. It is important for us all to understand the signs and provide support.

Our sessions cover

  • An understanding of the impact of abuse on mental health and wellbeing
  • Knowing how to support a friend / colleague appropriately
  • Promoting wellbeing at work thereby increasing attendance and performance
  • Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

Connect 5

Emotional wellbeing is vital to our everyday confidence and resilience. It is important that this is actively developed and maintained.

• CLEAR is accredited to deliver Connect 5 which was developed by Public Health England & Health Education England.
• Connect 5 promotes a self-help philosophy, through the five ways to wellbeing, of helping people to better understand, manage and improve their mental health. Sessions are very interactive, encouraging participation and open discussion.

Positive Relationships and Emotional Wellbeing (PREW)

Our PREW programme promotes and supports emotional wellbeing and provides a supported space to safely explore challenging relationship issues and to explore the problems that surround them and the resolutions that are possible.

PREW is a course that:

• Can be tailored for all ages and circumstances
• Works equally well in schools, colleges, organisations and businesses
• Promotes emotional wellbeing – what it is, and how to enhance it - looking after self and others
• Enables people to develop positive attitudes towards relationships in order to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence.
• Is interactive and creative, using various film clips, activities and discussion.

Peer Support Programme (PSP)

PSP provides people with information and an understanding of peer support. The interactive style of delivery gives the potential peer supporters the opportunity to explore the peer support role and understand what will be expected of them.

Our PSP programme covers:

• Encouraging a culture of openness and responsibility across the organisation
• Recognising respectful, abusive and exploitative relationships and where to get help
• Improving self-esteem, confidence, problem solving and communication skills
• Peer Support – what it is, why it is important and how to support it
• Developing mentoring skills
• Improves a sense of belonging to their organisation
• Helps reduce the incidence of negative behaviours
• Is ASDAN accredited

The programme also includes help for the organisation to develop safe and supported implementation of their preferred peer support programme. This includes follow up support for the subsequent peer supporters.

The programme encourages a participatory and interactive approach to learning, and is delivered through a range of individual and group activities. We recognise that the PSP will should meet the needs of the organisation and that there may be particular issues that need to be addressed. If the organisation has a particular challenge courses can be tailored to meeting this.


Safeguarding and protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults is an important shared priority. Setting up and following good policies and practice is vital in ensuring proper safeguarding.

Our safeguarding training:

  • Can be tailored to cover specific scenarios that are relevant to your organisation or business, and
  • We can offer a Level 3 Nuco accredited, lifetime qualification.

Understanding Self Harm

The training session is aimed at organisations and charities who would like to upskill and empower their frontline staff to confidently support and signpost someone who self-harms. We offer a 2 hour session for up to 12 people covering the following:

  • What is self-harm
  • Beliefs, attitudes and myths
  • Drivers for self-harm
  • The function of self-harm (how and why it helps)
  • Psychological and neurobiological factors
  • Link between suicide and self-harm
  • How best to support someone who self-harms

The cost is £55 per person which includes all training materials.

Bystander Training

Have you ever witnessed a potentially harmful event or incident, wanted to intervene but didn't know how?
The aims of this interactive workshop are to:

  • recognise relational abuse, including sexual harassment, hate crime and bullying
  • explore the barriers to intervening when incidents occur
  • develop strategies to support safe intervention and prevention of harm

Truro businesses can be funded to attend this training through the Home Office Truro Safer Streets project.

Please note, cancellation with less than 48 hours notice will incur a charge of £30 to cover costs of registration and materials.

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Mental Health First Aid

 This nationally recognised, MHFA England accredited course is for people who want to build skills and confidence in supporting others experiencing poor mental health. It is suitable for workplace wellbeing champions/peer-supporters across all sectors and size of business and for anyone working in the health and care sector.
The course runs for 2 days from 9.30am to 17.30pm on 11th and 18th July and will help you to:

  • Recognise people that may be experiencing poor mental health and provide them with first-level support and early intervention
  • Encourage a person to identify and access sources of professional help and other support activity
  • Practise active listening and empathy
  • Have a conversation with confidence through improved understanding around language and stigma in relation to mental health
  • Discuss the MHFAider® role in depth, including boundaries and confidentiality
  • Practise self-care
  • Know how to use the MHFAider Support App®

Truro businesses can be funded to attend this training through the Home Office Truro Safer Streets project.

Please note, cancellation with less than 48 hours notice will incur a charge of £30 to cover costs of registration and materials.

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Workforce Development



Level 5 Diploma is in Working Therapeutically with Children & Young People

Our fully accredited post qualifying Level 5 Diploma is in Working Therapeutically with Children & Young People and provides specialist training for practitioners interested in working with children and young people.

Our Diploma is accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body - the UK's leading counselling awarding organisation.  

The course combines both practical and theoretical training together with clinical placements and group supervision. Sessions and lectures take place one weekend a month over an 18 month                                                   period. 


Working with Adults who have experienced Sexual Abuse and Relational Trauma

This bespoke training course runs for 5 face to face sessions. It also includes 6 hours of self-study. Delivered by an experienced counselling psychologist and clinical service lead alongside an experienced therapist and professional trainer it provides 30 hours of CPD to be endorsed by CPCAB. The course also includes NUCO accredited Safeguarding L3 training (children and adults) which is a lifetime qualification

Sessions cover:

  • Trauma and its presentation physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually
  • Defining and working with the different forms of abuse (sexual, relationship, physical, psychological/emotional, including rape and CSA)
  • Guilt, Shame & Anger
  • Loss & Grief
  • Assessment & risk assessment
  • Pre trial therapy
  • Note & Record Keeping
  • Therapist/counsellor self care and reducing burnout and vicarious traumatisation
  • Pair skills practice and a short ending assessment/quiz
  • Safeguarding L3 Lifetime Qualification (Nuco accredited)
  • On completion of the training there may be an opportunity to have a clinical placement or to volunteer with CLEAR. This will depend on our capacity and a successful interview.

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Play Therapy

This workshop provides attendees with a good understanding of Play Therapy and its use as a creative therapeutic approach in working with abuse and trauma. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the historical development of Play Therapy and its key theoretical underpinnings.

Connected to this will be presented theory on child development, attachment, neuroscience, and neurodiversity. This will be balanced with an experiential ‘play’ involving sand tray, puppets, drama, and music and will be aligned with the theory discussed, with an opportunity to explore key case studies.

The workshop is designed for counsellors/therapists who are interested in what Play Therapy is and how it can be used to support people who have experienced abuse and trauma. It is also for people who are generally interested in the creative therapy world.

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