Topical Training

"Training is so valuable, the activities were great and really got you thinking. Dementia & Befriending training was really useful, the resources were great too." – Mind in Bradford


Our Topical Training covers a range of topics designed to support you in your role. At current, all courses are remaining as an online option only. We have many courses available on set topics to support your continued professional development and the operations of your befriending project.

If you need any of the training courses for you or your team but do not see a date below, please get in touch. All courses are available to be purchased as a private run. Any questions about our topical training content and availability? Email

Our Topical Training catalogue includes: 

  • Approaching Collaboration 
  • Bereavement in Befriending 
  • Communicating and Engaging Volunteers with Policies and Procedures 
  • Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Impact 
  • Reducing Inappripriate Referrals 
  • Safeguarding in Befriending 
  • Supporting Mental Wellbeing in Befriending Projects 
  • Volunteer Retainment 
Guide to all learning and events at Befriending Networks


Found 1 events.

Bereavement in Befriending

Thursday 15th February, 1pm - 3:30pm

Cancellation Policy

Please note: we understand that circumstances may require a change of training dates. We allow you to defer once when we are given notice of at least 48hours, after that it is seen as a non-refundable cancellation. Please do check your diary before committing to any dates. 


If you have any accessibility requirements, please do get in touch and notify our Learning and Development manager so that they can best prepare and ensure the course is inclusive of your needs. 

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