Kym Shorthouse

Kym Shorthouse
I have worked for Livewell Southwest for 15 years and have spent 13 of those years working in the Professional Training & Development Team.

Before joining the training team, I worked in the community within Mental Health services as well as on the inpatient Mental Health wards. Since joining the department, I have become a qualified teacher. I am trained in the Management of Violence and Aggression through the General Services Association (GSA) and have yearly updates with a senior tutor where I have held an A Grade status each year. I now lead on Prevent for Livewell Southwest.

I deliver training in Physical Intervention, Safe-Holding, Prevent, Breakaway, Resolving Conflict and Positive Behaviour Support. I can also provide bespoke courses.

Qualifications: BA Honours Degree, Diploma in Higher Education and Training (PTLLS / CTTLS & DTTLS), GSA Tutor Accreditation, WRAP Facilitator (Prevent), Positive Behaviour Support Coach (BILD Practitioner) and (working towards) Functional Behaviour Assessor.