Volunteer Training - Peer Mentoring (Two Days) - St Mungo's
Two day course for current volunteers or anyone wanting to become a volunteer mentor.
The course is designed for people who wish to utilise their lived experience to support others.
This training is provided by St Mungo's.
Connect 5 (Level 1) Mental Health & Wellbeing Conversations - provided by BaNES council
Connect 5 is open to volunteers and staff - It provides participants with skills & competencies that build confidence in having conversations about mental health & wellbeing.
It presents tools to empower others to take proactive steps to build resilience and look after themselves.
By the end of this first ½ day session you will have:
Explored the Connect 5 model. This shows how situations impact upon our feelings, thoughts, behaviours and physical responses and how this in turn affects our mental health and wellbeing
Examined those factors which can help us or hinder us in having positive wellbeing conversations
Practiceed conversation skills
Been sign posted to local sources of support
Safeguarding Training Adults and Children - St Mungo's
To provide volunteers with a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities in preventing and responding to suspected and actual abuse
What is abuse, what are the signs of abuse, what should you do if you think someone is at risk?
This core training that every volunteer should receive.
Provided by St Mungo's
Lone Working training for volunteers - St Mungo's
Managing Challenging Situations - Wellbeing College & St Mungo's
You will be able to identify;
Situations and behaviours that can be challenging
Barriers to communication
identifying utilising support/supervision to help you cope with a challenging situation and your feelings around this
You will have discussed;
Key tips for managing challenging situations
How to acknowledge and respond to someone who is in crisis
This is a new course developed for volunteers who may face challenging situatuions when voluteering with people one-to-one or in agroup situation. The course has been developed by a mental health nurse and the peer mentoring coordiator, both expereekinced trainers.
Everyday First Aid - Volunteer Training
Provided by the British Red Cross. This interactive session will provide volunteers with the skills and confidence to be able to help or respond to someone who is having a medical emergency.
The course is open to any volunteer but is particularly aimed at participants who are volunteering with people affected by homelessnes, drugs and alcohol and mental health.
Connect 5 (Session 2) Mental Health & Wellbeing conversations - BaNES Council
To attend session 2 participants must have completed session 1 course
Connect 5 builds skills & confidence to work with & improve the mental health & wellbeing of others. By the end of this 1 day course you will have:
Refreshed your understanding of the Connect 5 model i.e. the link between those things that happen to us (situations) and how this impacts upon our feelings, thoughts, behaviours & physical responses. Reviewed elements that enhance positive conversations. Explored & practiced a range of conversation tools that can help you have more in depth & supportive conversations with someone with poor mental wellbeing. These tools include:
- Scaling - Problem solving
- Activity scheduling - Thought awareness
- Self- compassion - Healthy lifestyles
Mental Health Awareness Training - Bath Mind
Covers the following:-
What is mental health and the parity of esteem with physical health.
How to spot the signs and symptoms of ill mental health.
How to respond to, and communicate with someone experiencing mental health difficulties (Looking at the mental health continuum).
How to remain resilient to dealing with mental health issues at work. (Using 5 ways to wellbeing).
Where to signpost to professional external help.
The training courses listed are managed through the BANES Wellbeing College. When you register interest in any of these courses, be aware that your personal details will be passed to the staff at the BANES Wellbeing College. If you are not comfortable with that, please do not register for any of these courses.
You must be aged 16 or over to participate in any of the courses listed.