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UK Training

Welcome to U-ACT (Ubuntu Academy Coaching and Training), a pioneering Community Interest Company dedicated to making a profound impact in the realm of mental health and addiction support.


Our core mission is to empower individuals and organizations affected by these challenges, harnessing the power of lived experiences to drive positive change. Through meticulously designed training programs, U-ACT equips participants with the knowledge and skills needed to enhance treatment outcomes and promote overall well-being.

We've proudly collaborated with esteemed partners such as Charitys, NHS Trusts and the Police and Crime Commission, offering our expertise and resources to amplify their efforts in tackling these critical issues. At U-ACT, we are committed to fostering empathy, education, and collaboration, guided by the principles of Ubuntu, as we work together to create a more compassionate and inclusive world for all.

The following video is a clip from the BBC North East where they talk about how our work has been part of a community intervention between the NHS Trust and the Police Crime Commission. 

Training for Lived Experiance

BBC North East News Sep 2021

Contact David Collins our lead facilitator in the UK To find out more about this type of community intervention.

+44 7498427971

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Peer Recovery Specialist 

1. Community Peer Mentors / Peer Recovery Specialists

Unlock the Power of Peer Support: Become a Community Peer Mentor!Are you passionate about making a positive impact on people's lives? Join our transformative Community Peer Mentors training and embark on a journey of personal and professional growth. As a Peer Recovery Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in providing support, encouragement, and hope to individuals facing challenges on their recovery journey. Gain valuable skills, learn evidence-based techniques, and empower others to build resilient communities together. Make a difference today!

Recovery Coach

2. Certified Recovery Coach

Inspire, Empower, Transform: Become a Certified Recovery Coach!Help individuals overcome addiction and reclaim their lives through our comprehensive Certified Recovery Coach program. As a Recovery Coach, you'll receive expert training, equipping you with the tools to guide and mentor individuals along their recovery path. Discover the power of empathy, active listening, and motivational strategies to foster lasting change. Join our compassionate community of coaches and make a significant impact on the lives of those in need. Start your rewarding journey today!

Systemic Wellness

3. Systemic Wellness Practitioner

Harmony for Mind, Body, and Soul: Become a Systemic Wellness Practitioner!

Are you passionate about holistic well-being? Elevate your healing abilities and become a Systemic Wellness Practitioner. Learn the art of addressing the interconnectedness of mental, emotional, and physical health to achieve profound transformations. Our comprehensive training will empower you with integrative techniques, allowing you to guide individuals toward harmony and balance. Embark on a journey of self-discovery and enable others to lead fulfilling lives. Enroll now to promote wellness at its core.

Case Manager

4. Case Manager

Organize, Advocate, Succeed: Become a Certified Case Manager!

Take charge of facilitating positive change in people's lives by becoming a skilled and empathetic Case Manager. Our comprehensive training equips you with the expertise to assess, plan, and coordinate essential services for individuals in need. Be the driving force behind meaningful solutions and positive outcomes. Gain mastery in problem-solving, resource management, and client advocacy to make a real difference in your community. Enroll today and embark on a rewarding journey of transforming lives.


5. Facilitator

Unleash the Power of Facilitation: Become a Certified Facilitator!

Are you a natural leader with a passion for fostering group dynamics? Elevate your facilitation skills through our intensive training program.

As a Certified Facilitator, you'll inspire collaboration, encourage innovation, and create a supportive environment for growth and learning. Acquire versatile techniques to guide diverse groups, from workshops to support circles, towards their shared objectives. Join us and empower individuals to discover their full potential, together.

Community Interest Statement

Ubuntu Academy of Coaching and Training

At the Ubuntu Academy of Coaching and Training, our core purpose is deeply rooted in the principles of community service, empowerment, and the shared belief in the inherent worth and dignity of every individual. We are committed to fostering positive transformations in individuals and communities through education, coaching, and training.

Our Mission and Commitment:

Our mission is to train and empower individuals, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to improve treatment outcomes for individuals and communities. We firmly believe that access to high-quality coaching and training can create a ripple effect of positive change, leading to healthier, more vibrant, and resilient communities.

Our Community-Centric Approach:

  • Education: We provide accessible and comprehensive training programs that prioritize the well-being of individuals and communities. Our educational initiatives aim to bridge knowledge gaps, promote skill development, and foster a sense of community responsibility.

  • Empowerment: We empower individuals to become change-makers within their communities. By nurturing leadership skills, promoting self-efficacy, and encouraging active participation, we seek to create a network of empowered community members who can effect positive change.

  • Improved Treatment Outcomes: Our work directly contributes to the improvement of treatment outcomes for individuals and communities. We focus on areas such as healthcare, mental health, social services, and community development, aiming to enhance the overall quality of life for all.

Our Commitment to Ubuntu:

Ubuntu, an African philosophy, underscores our commitment to interconnectedness and the belief that we thrive when we support one another. We view our work as a collective endeavor, and we are dedicated to promoting collaboration, inclusivity, and a sense of shared responsibility within the communities we serve.

Our Vision:

We envision a world where every individual, regardless of their circumstances, has the opportunity to receive high-quality coaching and training. A world where individuals and communities are equipped to address challenges, unlock their potential, and contribute positively to society.

Impact Beyond Profit:

As a Community Interest Company (CIC), we are committed to using our profits and assets for the benefit of the community. We prioritize social and environmental impact over financial gain, ensuring that our resources are channeled back into our mission of improving treatment outcomes for individuals and communities.

The Ubuntu Academy of Coaching and Training is dedicated to creating a positive and lasting impact on individuals and communities. We pledge to work tirelessly to fulfill our mission, always guided by the principles of Ubuntu, and to continually seek innovative ways to empower and uplift those we serve.

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