Event date: 13 June 2024, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Event location: Harry Blackman House

Event categories:

  • Trust events

Are you a Mersey Care Mental Health, Local Authority or Community Practitioner?

Our Autism and Mental Health Support Team delivers training aimed at health and social care professionals to help you understand and work effectively with adults with autism in your services.

Learning outcomes

Our interactive online training session will:

  • Increase your understanding of autism and neurodiversity
  • Provide information and tools on how you can understand, assess and provide effective interventions for adults with autism and mental health difficulties
  • Reflect on and identify realistic and potential reasonable adjustments you can make in your work
  • Think about how to assess and manage risk for individuals on the spectrum
  • Suggest what models and approaches can assist you in your work
  • Show you why we think in the way we do, and understand why we can sometimes struggle with difference

A certificate of attendance is provided. 

Who our training is for?

The training is for Mersey Care staff, Local Authority or Community Practitioners.

Aimed at helping you to recognise, understand and work effectively with autistic adults in your services.

Some sessions are on Microsoft Teams and others are in person at Harry Blackman House.

Duration: Three hours

Training dates





June 2024

  Thursday 13 June 10am to 1pm Harry Blackman House
  Friday 21 June (admin and non-clinical staff) 11am to 12pm Online (Microsoft Teams)
  Wednesday 26 June 10am to 1pm Online (Microsoft Teams)

To book or for more information, email: autism.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

We also offer bespoke training to teams and a specialist ASC consultation service to support staff in their work with people on the spectrum.