Training & EventsBenefits Changes Briefing
20th June 9.30 - 11.30am
The Green Centre, Dines Green, Worcester
The aim of this briefing is to inform staff and volunteers providing services in the voluntary sector about the forthcoming changes to the benefits system. It will help them to make sense of what the changes will mean and be able to pass this information on.
It is free to attend. Please contact Andrea Cooper email@example.com 01684 312730 for more details.
Mental Health First Aid
What is Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)?
Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained.
The aims of MHFA are:
> To preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others
> To provide help to prevent a mental health problem developing into a more serious state
> To promote the recovery of good mental health
> To provide comfort to a person experiencing a mental health problem
What is MHFA training?
The MHFA training covers the following topics:
> What is meant by mental health and mental ill health
> Common mental health problems and provision of mental health first aid for people who are experiencing depression, anxiety, panic, psychosis and suicidal feelings
> The range of effective treatments, interventions and self-help activities that support recovery from common mental health problems
> How to access professional help and support
For more information and curent prices please contact Amanda Wright on 01684 312754 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Or you can contact Mental Health First Aid England www.mhfaengland.org/
Mental Health First Aid Lite
A new 1/2 day course offering a brief introduction to common mental health, how to support yourself and others when dealing with them; and the impact of both positive and negative mental health on business. This course is open to anyone. The course is based on the same principles as the 2 day Mental Health First Aid training, and offers a general introduction to mental health problems.
For more information please contact Amanda Wright: email@example.com 01684 312754
Wellness Works Effective Manager Series
Effective Manager Series with Veena Allison, a highly respected employment law consultant who specialises in management training and coaching.
A series of 8 ½ day workshops which will equip your managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to:
• Manage restructures and change appropriately
• Build a framework to protect themselves and others when dealing with bullying and harassment
• Ensure that they are aware of the legal repercussions of how they manage people
• Spot and manage poor performance early on
Please contact Amanda Wright for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org 01684 312754