Training Opportunities

To download a copy of our newly designed Estia Centre training prospectus 2017/2018  click here

Application Form 

If you would like to be added to our email distribution please email; info@estiacentre

Who can attend Estia training? 

Staff who support adults with learning (intellectual) disabilities (in residential services, supported living, outreach or as a Personal Assistant) can attend the training. Training is free of charge for not-for-profit and Charity run organisations and personal assistants working within the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. If you work for a private (profit making) organisation, an organisation outside of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham or NHS Trust the training cost is £200.00 per person for a 2 day workshop,  £100.00 per person for a 1 day workshop or £50.00 per person for a half day workshop.

Please contact or 020 3228 9742 if you require more information regarding training and/or costs.

Who develops and delivers the training?

Training is coordinated by the Senior Training Officer who delivers the programme in collaboration with clinicians, service users and academics from local specialist services;

  • Mental Health Learning Disabilities Team, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust (SLaM)
  • Community Learning Disability Services, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Trust
  • Service Users

Bespoke Training

The Estia Centre are also able to develop and deliver bespoke training related to the specialist mental health needs of people with intellectual disabilities to meet your specific organisational requirements. This can be delivered in-house or at one of our training venues. Please contact Karina Marshall-Tate on 020 3228 9742 or with details of your requirements for a cost quote.

Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)

The Estia Centre does not offer full training in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS), although some training in specific interventions may be provided by the MHLD clinical teams as part of individual work with service users.

We are unable to recommend or endorse any other PBS training providers; however we suggest that if you are looking for information about PBS that you consult the British Institute of Learning Disabilities Centre for Advancement of Positive Behaviour Support at


Mini PAS-ADD & ChA-PAS for Mental Health Assessment of People with Intellectual Disability 

14 & 15 March 2017, 09.30-16.30

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), Kings College

Cost: £375 includes refreshments and lunch

For a booking form please email:

or to book a place on line click here



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