Self-directed Support for Housing Support Practitioners


This course will provide you with the knowledge and capability to work with individuals to support them to make informed and sustainable self-directed support choices.  It will look at the issues around housing, homelessness, housing options and how self-directed support can be applied to these areas. It will also explore how organisations are adapting to accommodate SDS legislation.

Course Structure

The course consists of 4 modules.

Who the course is for

  • Housing Support Practitioners
  • Frontline workers who wish to learn more about SDS

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course , you will be able to

  • Develop a better understanding of the interrelationship between self-directed support and housing
  • Explain the key stages of the SDS pathway and the four options to users of housing support services
  • Incorporate the core values, statutory and good practice principles of SDS in day to day service delivery
  • Identify potential barriers to using SDS for service users who may be in crisis situations, statutorily homeless or in other insecure situations
  • Promote individuals accessing SDS for on-going support needs

Course Duration

2 hours

If you have a voucher code please ensure you use it when booking your place(s) on the course.

 Price (ex VAT): £0.00