Bespoke Training

We have a range of specialist courses available

About Us:

As the largest sexual violence support provider in Wales, with nearly 30 years’ experience of delivering specialist therapeutic support to adults and children affected by complex trauma, our training department has been delivering expert courses on topics from Working Safely With Trauma, to Safeguarding, for over 20 years.

Over the years, we have trained thousands of frontline practitioners, volunteers and professionals, and have gained a reputation for excellence in this area. In 2020-2021 alone we trained more than 4400 people, and 99% of course attendees rated the courses ‘very good’ or ‘excellent.’

Booking and Costs:

To see what courses are coming up and to book a space, click here to visit our Eventbrite. If a course is full, please sign up to our waitlist and we will let you know if a space becomes available.

To book in a course delivery, or to talk more about your needs for a bespoke course, please email

Our courses range in price, depending on length and type of organisation.

Our Courses:

Our courses are often bespoke and can be tailored to cater for the needs of your organisation or group. You can see a sample of our courses below, but if what you require is not on the list, please send us an email and we can talk about what we can offer.

Sexual Violence

Sexual Violence Awareness (Half day & Full day)
Intimate Partner Sexual Violence (Half day)
Peer on Peer Child Sexual Violence (Half day)
Dealing with Disclosures of Child Sexual Abuse (Half day)
Working with Male Victims of Sexual Violence (Half day & Full day)
Sexual Violence and Substance Misuse (Half day)
Pre-Trial Therapy

Trauma Informed Practice

Trauma Informed Practice (Half day)
Do No Harm (Full day)

Vicarious Trauma / Resilience

Vicarious Trauma
Vicarious Trauma and Wellbeing for managers (Half day)
Team Resilience (Full day)
Champions for Resilience @ Work (Half day & Full day) - All participants must have completed the 1 day course
Stress Management and Resilience in the Workplace (Half day) - better for individuals


Safeguarding Adults and Children

Mental Health and Suicide Awareness

ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (2 days)
Suicide and Self-Harm Awareness (Full day)
Eating Disorders (3-4 hours)
Dealing with Strong Emotions and Behaviours in Ourselves and Others (3-4 hours)

Skills based courses

Coaching & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (Full day)
Questioning Techniques (Full day)
Stylist or Beauty/Holistic Therapist? (1-2 hours)
Callers in Crisis - Supporting People in Crisis Remotely (Full day)

Seldom Heard Communities / Cultural Awareness

Autism Awareness (Half day)
Neurodiversity and Trauma (Half day)
Transgender Awareness (Full day)
Refugee Awareness (Full day)
Cultural Awareness - ensuring equitable and non-discriminatory practice (Half day)

Foster Carers Training

Working with Trauma & ACES in Foster Care (for Foster Carers) (4 hours)
Effects of Domestic Abuse on Children in Foster Care (for Foster Carers) (4 hours)
Children and Young People Online: Advice for Foster Carers (4 hours)
Training Testimonials

Sexual Violence Awareness Courses

“Very informal and engaging.  The information was to the point and I liked the way the facilitator gave examples of scenarios or situations to demonstrate the points.  I also like the Q&A rounds as it broke it up and encouraged everyone to participate.   Information provided about services and support available and also other training to access.”
(The trainer) was very knowledgeable, friendly and allowed us to express our thought and feelings in a safe manner and always checked in that we were ok. Looking forward to future training”
“The trainer is exceptionally engaging and keeps your attention… the reinforcement of prioritizing self care”.

Vicarious Trauma Courses

“Better understanding of how the trauma we are hearing about/supporting a client with can directly affect us, despite not experiencing ourselves. It was a relief/ sense of validation that it is okay to feel overwhelmed sometimes, and it is natural to ‘take home’ some of the difficult things we hear/experience. Good content regarding recognising the signs/process and steps to protect ourselves. I also liked the links made with current homeworking/Covid situations”.
“I liked that the trainer delivered her own personal and professional examples in her explanations. This enabled me to feel comfortable sharing and relate to my own examples. I appreciated her honesty which is especially important in trauma work. Thank you”.

Suicide Awareness Course

“The trainer was very knowledgeable and promoted discussions within the group. If there was information not known, he would use the time during breakout sessions to find the information and feedback afterwards.

Training was very beneficial and has informed my knowledge on refugee and asylum seeker awareness and supports available.”

“I felt the training was very good and that (the trainer) did a great job. For such a difficult topic I did not feel that the session was too heavy at all. All information was very clear and I liked the interactive aspects of it as well with separating into groups for discussions.”

Working with Sexual Violence Course

“No suggestions for improving the training if I am honest. The facilitator (name) was amazing . In all my years of this field of employment, it was one of the best training opportunities I have undertaken”.
“I really appreciated the sessions, they gave me a good understanding of the work and resources within the field and introduced me to many services and their workers. (Name) is a great facilitator, delivering at a good pace and ensured that attendees understood all elements and were supported throughout”.

Trauma Informed Practice Course

“I feel this training has given me the confidence to identify possible therapeutic strategies to people I work with as a means to manage and cope with trauma and associates symptoms and triggers.”
“I felt the training was very good and that (the trainer) did a great job. For such a difficult topic I did not feel that the session was too heavy at all. All information was very clear and I liked the interactive aspects of it as well with separating into groups for discussions”.

Safeguarding Children and Young People

“The course was very well presented, and it refreshed my memory, and it has made me feel more confident to act on anything I might come across in the future.”

Sexual Violence and Substance Misuse

(the) Delivery style was varied and the trainer allowed opportunities for questions and discussions.  Trainer was very knowledgeable and made a challenging topic interesting and informative.”

“This is the second course I have taken part in with New Pathways and feel that it has been beneficial and relevant to my role. I would like to be made aware of future training if possible.”

“Very enjoyable and informative training. I’ve both built upon my existing knowledge and gained new knowledge regarding the way the support services operate. This is the second time I’ve had training with Helen Jenkins and it was as great as the first time. She is knowledgeable when both delivering content and answering questions, easy to follow and understand and creates a welcoming and engaging atmosphere, despite the heavy subject content and distance of TEAMS online training. Thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend.”

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