Guest Blog – Leila Niknejad, Programmes Facilitator on Motivational Interviewing

This week we hear from Programmes Facilitator Leila who reflects on her experience of refreshing her Motivational Interviewing skills   Last week, I attended Motivational Interviewing (MI) and de-escalating aggression training. For me, this was a chance to refresh my MI skills, as I recognise t...
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RISE Chairman, Martin Kinsella (1957 – 2016)

An ambassador for social inclusion It is with great sadness that we announce that RISE Chairman and Former CEO of P3 charity Martin Kinsella MBE passed away on Sunday 21 August 2016. Martin showed a strong commitment to the values and work of RISE since he joined the Board of Directors in January 20...
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RISE launched partnership to tackle domestic violence in Waltham Forest

Last week we celebrated the launch of our partnership with Solace Women’s Aid, which will aim to address domestic violence in Waltham Forest using a holistic multi-agency approach. The launch event, held on Friday 22nd April 2016 in the Waltham Forest Council chambers, was a huge success with over...
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Lady Slynn: Why RISE makes perfect sense

Odile Slynn speaks to RISE about her life and commitment to helping people rebuild their lives. “I was on the train to King’s Cross that morning.” It was the tenth anniversary of the London bombings when Lady Odile Slynn and I met. She recalls the train being turned back to Leighton Buzzard wi...
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