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Bespoke Courses 

These are courses that we will tailor to meet your specific organisational needs and deliver at a date, time and venue to suit you.

 

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Wellbeing Courses

 

Connect 5: Sessions 2 & 3

Next Course: 26 October 2020, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth, PL4 7PY

Duration of Course: 7 Hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

The Connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes.

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2 & 3.

Connect 5: Session 1

Next Course: 2 November 2020, 09:00 - 12:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth, PL4 7PY

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £30.00 per Delegate

The Connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant
to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with
skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about
health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective
in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience
and mental wellbeing through positive changes

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2, and complete
Session 2 to be eligible to attend Session 3.

SafeTALK

Next Course: 10 November 2020, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £42.00 per Delegate

SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 16, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

 

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Next Course: 18 November 2020 & 19 November 2020, 09:30 - 17:00

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £120.00 per Delegate

ASIST is a two-day interactive course that enables participants to become more
confident and able to identify risk and intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide.

PLEASE NOTE: This course does include role-play activities so may be distressing for delegates.

Mental Health First Aid

Next Course: 25 November 2020 & 26 November 2020, 09:30 - 17:00

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £120.00 per Delegate

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a two-day intensive, interactive and practical training course which provides participants with information, tools and techniques to support individuals who might be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing

Next Course: 13 January 2021, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This course is an interactive and practical session to help you to develop your
confidence and have a better understanding of mental health and wellbeing,
how it can be improved and protected using the Five Ways to Mental Health & Wellbeing,
and how and where to get the right support

Making Every Contact Count

Next Course: 19 January 2021 & 26 January 2021, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Duration of Course: 2 x 3 hour sessions

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This accredited training develops your skills and confidence in supporting people to improve their own health and wellbeing. 

Mini-MECC (Making Every Contact Count)

Next Course: 2 February 2021, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This accredited training develops your skills and confidence in supporting people
to improve their own health and wellbeing. 

Healthy Eating Workshop

Next Course: 4 February 2021, 09:30 - 11:30

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 2 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

These days there is a lot of confusion around what is a Healthy Diet!
Giving people the correct knowledge is crucial when promoting healthy eating.
Learning something new can often be the moment someone decides to make a change.
Our fun, interactive healthy eating workshops cover a range of subjects designed
to motivate, energise and educate people towards making small changes

Wellbeing at Work - Manager's Toolkit

Next Course: 11 February 2021, 09:30 - 12:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, 200 Mount Gould Road, Plymouth, PL4 7QD

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

It is estimated that one in six employees are depressed, anxious or suffering from stress–related problems at any one time. Sometimes work can trigger or exacerbate such issues, but this can be dealt with effectively by fostering wellbeing and sustaining good mental health.

Wellbeing Champion Training

Next Course: 18 March 2021, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

A Wellbeing Champion is an employee who promotes the health and wellbeing
of the people in your organisation; and is supported by the organisation to do that.

Walk Leader Training

Next Course: 13 May 2021, 09:30 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

The volunteer Walk Leader course is a one-day course for anyone willing and able
to lead walks in the community. It is a day of practical advice and includes practice
in leading walks and information on keeping people motivated.

Mental Health First Aid Youth

Next Course: 29 June 2021 & 30 June 2021, 09:30 - 17:00

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Duration of Course: 2 Days

Cost: £120.00 per Delegate

This course is designed specifically for those individuals that teach, work,
live with or care for young people aged 8-18 years and provides information,
tools & techniques to promote a young person's mental & emotional
wellbeing and guidance to support a young person who might be experiencing
mental & emotional distress.

Mental Health First Aid is an evidence based intervention that can be delivered in
a wide variety of settings, where first aid is given to an individual experiencing distress
until appropriate help and treatment is received or the crisis resolves.