ATLAS Team (Mission Service)


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Course Details

As essential establishing learning for working in Homelessness Services Pre-Atlas Day 1 and Day 2 are required for all HSU employees and are linked to subsequent training by the Atlas Team.  As is the case with Atlas, both courses are distance-delivered online.

Pre-Atlas Day 1: Incident Reporting Purpose, Practice & Procedure

Times: 9:30 am – 1 pm

Learning Outcomes:

By the conclusion of the course delegates will

  • Understand the purpose of Incident Reporting
  • Understand the process of Incident Reporting as well their own role and responsibilities
  • Be able to identify all stakeholders
  • Be able to write coherent, succinct Incident Reports that fulfil organisational and stakeholder needs and requirements

Pre-Atlas Day 2: Principles of Strength Based Support

Times: 9:30 am – 10:45 am: all HSU staff

            10:5 – 1 pm: HSU staff in a direct support role

Learning Outcomes:

All staff

  • Define Enabling Environment
  • Identify my role in creating and nurturing enabling environments in my service
  • Define strength based approach

Staff in a direct support role

  • Understand purpose and practice of the Support Plan and Client Safety Plan (Risk Assessment)
  • Defining / Identifying Goals and Actions
  • Documenting and Evidencing Progress

Additional Information

Course Duration: 3.5 Hours per session. 7 Hours in total.

Pre-course Learning: Please read Incident Reporting Procedure HSU05

Learning Platform: Zoom

Note: Learning hours for non-support staff will be 4.5 hours.

Who Should Apply?

Staff engaged in a Homelessness Services Unit provision.

Note: Should an employee/officer book a place on a course but then subsequently fail to attend or complete the course, repayment of cost of the course will be charged to the department/appointment concerned (recoverable from the individual) (Policy CS04 Sect 6.5).


£64 (Online)


Date and Time

Wednesday, January 24th 2024 at 09:30 to
Thursday, January 25th 2024 at 13:00

Registration End Date

Wednesday, January 3rd 2024


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