At a time when we are under pressure to see more and more clients for less and less time, how we actually USE our time at work becomes an increasingly pressing issue. This unique training day identifies a list of 23 strategies that we can implement immeadiately which will free up between 17% and 32% of our time and which we can use to reduce work stress as well as offering a more effective service to our clients.
You’ll learn to rise above the shrill chaos of a workplace affected by cuts and low morale and become more focused and effective in your client work. By using Paul Grantham’s unique Workplace Assessment Tool (WAT) you’ll be able to identify the key issues (both internal and external) that prevent time effectiveness with clients and which strategies are most powerful at freeing us up with our clients.
Learn how to zero in on the most important factors in client work
Become more time efficient without losing client rapport
Discover free time at work that you did not realise you had !
Learn how to reduce time spent on paperwork without leaving you or your organisation egally liable
Manage where you see your clients to become more effective
Handle interruptions and work demands with increased confidence
Course Fees Per Day: Early Bird Discount: £99 + VAT (£118.80) per delegate (available for all bookings received by SDS Ltd 1 month or more prior the course date). Regular price: £125 + VAT (£150.00) for bookings received within a month of a chosen date.
Course Fees for Block Booking of all 4 Days on ETS – save £25 from booking courses individually
09.30 Registration & refreshments for 10.00 start
10.15 How we currently spend our time and the problems in creates
10.45 Getting a clearer idea of what we should and what we shouldn’t be doing at work
11.30 Recognising obstacles to the effective use of time at work (Workplace Assessment Tool – WAT)
12.00 Strategies for addressing time related problems
12.30 Lunch Break
13.30 Making meetings less time wasting and more effective
14.15 Reducing paperwork time without problems
15.00 Reducing delays in decision making
15.30 Dealing with interruptions and multiple unexpected demands
16.00 A personal plan for change
Paul Grantham Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Paul Grantham is a clinical psychologist with vast clinical and training experience. With degrees from Oxford University and the University of Sussex, Paul trained as a Clinical Psychologist at Liverpool University. He has worked extensively within the NHS for many years as a clinical psychologist within a wide variety of services and headed one of the first UK research projects designed to help clients withdraw from benzodiapine addiction. He has subsequently worked in primary care, mental health, forensic, substance misuse and physical health as both a clinician and manager. He has trained staff in health care, social services, local government and education around the UK and abroad. Over 90,000 professionals have worked directly with him. Paul has also designed and facilitated clinical supervision systems across a number of UK services. He has a wide range of current interests including: client resistance, resource based therapies and personality disorders. He has also presented and written on a range of psychological issues - from psychological interventions post-stroke to the application of solution focused work with complex clients.
Paul is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine and is an Accredited CBT Therapist. An extremely informed, clinically experienced and humorous speaker he is known for his emphasis on the practicalities rather than just the theory of client-based work. Paul is the Chair of the BABCP Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Special Interest Group.
Paul is the founder and Director of The Skills Development Service Ltd and one of the most popular and inspirational tutors in the field of psychological skills training.