To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what topics are covered in the initial training received by disability employment advisers.
20 September 2022
All Disability Employment Advisers (DEA) undertake full Work Coach learning prior to receiving DEA specific learning to ensure they understand the health and complex needs of our customers.
The DEA learning consists of number of workshops to allow a learn-consolidate-learn approach:
Knowledge to Support Others
Tools, resources, and support
The Equality Act (2010)
Disabilities and health conditions
Disability models and perceptions
Discrimination, prejudice, and stereotyping
Types of discrimination
Consolidation and Presenting with Impact
Review of consolidation
Support and provision
Review and close
Review and next steps
Working with Partners
All staff must also undertake specific ‘Mental Health’ learning for Coaching.