Training & Events

Befriending Networks is adapting its training and events to meet the current needs of befriending services in these changing times. Due to restrictions, all training is currently delivered online and there are no scheduled face-to-face training events on our calendar. 


Please scroll down for our list of currently planned training events as well as training categories. If you have any questions, you can contact our learning and development team. 




Found 18 events.

FULLY BOOKED: Easing Lockdown

12:30-13:30 Wednesday 14 April 2021

Advanced Masterclass in Befriending Good Practice

Thursday 15th April 2021 13.00 - 16.00

Stress Awareness Month Wellbeing Session

12:30-13:30 Wednesday 21 April 2021

Monitoring & Evaluation in a Changing World

12:30-13:30 Wednesday 28 April 2021

Safeguarding in Befriending

Course access : Tuesday 4th May to Friday 21st May

Communicating and Engaging Volunteers with Policies and Procedures

Access Thursday 13th May > Online webinar Friday 14th May 2021, 10am - 11:30am

Bereavement in Befriending

Access Monday 17th May > Wednesday 19th May 1pm - 2:30pm

Dementia and Befriending

Access Monday 17th May > Webinar Friday 21st May 11am-12:30pm

Reducing Inappropriate Referrals

Monday 24th May > Wednesday 26th May 2021, Webinar 11am - 12:30pm

Training for Trainers: How to facilitate effective training in your befriending service

Tuesday 8th June > Tuesday 22nd June, Webinar 10am - 12:30pm

Mental Health Awareness in Befriending

Course Access Monday 14th June > Webinar Friday 18th June 11am - 12:30pm

Boundaries: Establishing the importance of professional boundaries throughout the project

Monday 14th June > Thursday 24th June 2021, Webinar 10am - 12noon