“The Trainee in Difficulty” This course will help Trainers develop skills to manage trainees in or heading for difficulty. It will show how existing tools can be adapted to help, and give practice in the use of appropriate conversation techniques to achieve positive outcomes for training. It is suitable for all doctors especially those in training roles (eg: Clinical and Educational Supervisors, College Tutors, TPDs, RAs HoSs). The course uses a blend of independent preparatory learning with intensively-facilitated practical sessions on the day. Pre-recorded lectures and preparatory work (taking about 3 hours) must be completed beforehand to support the small-group work.