As part of the strength-based approach, and particularly the 3 Conversations model, currently expanding across the country, Camden Council’s Adult Social Care team has been in conversations with Osca to co-create a significant training and culture change programme for their staff.
This includes not only the provision of the core two day Coaching for Health programme for around 250 of their staff, but also includes working with their senior leadership at the outset to support embedding the culture internally also.
The programme also includes a train the trainer scheme to support capacity internally. Future trainers will be recruited from the first five two day trainings to be delivered by Osca. They will then attend the Train the Trainer programme, before quality assuring by delivering the programme to their remaining colleagues. And, having trained all 250 staff, the council will have the capacity internally to continue training staff members from partner organisations, continuing to expand its impact.
Feedback from social workers who attended the two day training:
“Overall this has been one of the most useful and engaging training sessions I have been on in a while. Learning the skillset, methodology and practicalities of applying coaching will be helpful going forward.”
“I really enjoyed every aspect of this course, I feel as though I have learned so much, and realise I can use in many situations / people e.g. staff / peers / personal.”
“I feel positive that this will change and improve how I converse with others.”
“Loved it, works well in both professional and personal life, overall great training.”
“Interesting, useful and helpful practice amongst peers.”