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Disabiliy Action's Centre on Human Rights provides training on:

Understanding Human Rights (OCN Entry Level 3 and Level 1)

This course provides information about human rights and their relevance to people with disabilities. It would be of use to people with disabilities or those wanting to learn more about the impact of human rights on people with disabilities. This training has been accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) on Human Rights at various levels to suit the abilities of all individuals.

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Understanding the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (OCN Level 2)

If you are a person with a disability, a family member, carer, friend of a disabled person or perhaps a person from a representative organisation, you should understand the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and what this means for the rights of a person with a disability. Equally representatives of statutory organisation have a duty to ensure their policies and strategies comply with the Convention.

This course will help you to understand the principles of the Convention, appreciate disabled people's concerns and understand the mechanisms and frameworks needed to translate the Convention into practice.

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Self-Confidence and Assertiveness

This comprehensive two-day training course provides practical guidance for anyone who needs to develop their assertiveness skills and build confidence for a range of workplace situations. You will gain the tools and techniques to boost your confidence and build your self-esteem.

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New Training Course for Health and Social Care Professionals: Developing a Disability and Human Rights Approach to Health and Social Care

A disability and human rights approach to health and social care is about ensuring that health and social care is available and accessible to all people on a fair basis. It develops both the quality and effectiveness of health and social care, improves decision-making processes and enhances the health and well-being of all service users. This new training course has been designed to enable health and social care staff to understand what a disability and human rights approach is and how to implement it.

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Further information

Training can be provided for a group of people from your organization or individuals can participate as part of a mixed group. Training may be delivered on site or if preferred at a venue organized by Disability Action. If would like further information on the training provided by the Disability Action’s Centre on Human Rights, please contact:

Heather Logan

Training Officer

Centre on Human Rights for People with Disabilities
Disability Action
58 Strand Road
Co Londonderry
BT48 7AJ

Telephone: 028 7136 0811
Textphone: 028 7137 2077


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