Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) - Course Full
The ASIST programme is the world’s most widely used suicide prevention training. Described as a form of ‘suicide first aid’, ASIST is an interactive and practical two day course that aims to help people to recognise the signs that someone is considering suicide and gain the skills and confidence to respond appropriately and intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide. To book a place on this course please email - firstname.lastname@example.org
MECC - Make Every Contact Count (Healthy Conversation Skills) - 2 Days - Delivered by St Mungo's & Virgin Care
An opportunity to develop or hone your conversational skills to help people reflect on a problem, make positive decisions and take smart steps towards achieving their goal.
This course is made up of two sessions
On completion of the two sessions you will receive a certificate from Public Health England.
Connect 5 (Session 2) Mental Health & Wellbeing conversations - BaNES Council
To attend session 2 participants must have completed session 1 course
The Connect 5 Programme is an accessible, evidenced based training that is relevant to the whole of the public facing workforce including volunteers. It provides participants with skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about mental health and wellbeing. It presents tools to empower others to take proactive steps to build resilience and look after themselves.
New Format Connect 5 – is now delivered over 2 rather than 3 sessions.
Other dates for this training: 24th March 2020
To book you will need to register on the council website OR by phone Tel: 01225 394 210
PIE’s for Carers (Supporters) - Creating a supportive space for you and the person you support - KS2, St Mungo's & Carers Centre, AWP
Creating a supportive space for people with a mental health need & their supporters.
Four sessions run over two Mondays for family & friends who support someone with a mental health need.
The Four sessions; 1. Understanding Mental Health Challenges 2. Relationships – Support people to make changes 3. Relationships – Conflict & Crisis 4. Learning, reflecting & support – Creating more boundaried relationships
Volunteer Core Training Session - DHI
This one day session covers the key areas that all volunteers should be aware of when working with socially excluded or vulnerable groups or individuals; Boundaries, Safeguarding, Confidentiality, Personal Safety.
Training is interactive, thought-provoking, and enjoyable. It is provided by DHI as part of the Volunteer Network Banes.
You will also have the opportunity to find out more about DHI & Drugs and Alcohol Awareness.Wednesday 11th of March 2020starts at 9:15 AM
Managing Challenging Situations - Wellbeing College & St Mungo's
By the end of the workshop learner will:
Have the opportunity to identify difficult situations in their current role and develop skills and ideas on how to manage them in the future.
Be able to list barriers to effective communication that they may encounter in their volunteer roles
Be able to identify support systems to enable effective practice in their roles and what to do in an emergency or crisis situation.
This course has been developed by Julia Collett, Mental Health Nurse, and Claire Lawrence, St Mungo's Peer Mentor Co-ordinator for people who are in Volunteer or Peer Mentor Roles who may be working one to one or in a group situation.
Connect 5 - Train the Trainer - For staff & volunteers - St Mungo's & BANES Council
Connect 5 train the trainer programme is the first nationally accredited programme to create a network of trainers in mental wellbeing brief advice and extended brief interventions. It will train the staff as Connect 5 trainers who will be fully equipped to cascade the programme across the South West. The intention is to build capacity across a range of frontline workforces to have the skills and confidence to have effective conversations and help individuals to improve their mental health, wellbeing and resilience through positive changes.
Suicide Awareness - Wellbeing College & St Mungo's
Every Day First Aid - Volunteer Training
Provided by the British Red Cross. This one-off session focuses on easy to grasp First Aid techniques to improve your confidence, skills and willingness to respond when first aid is required.
The course is particularly aimed at participants who are volunteering with people affected by homelessnes and drugs and alcohol but is open to anyone.
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.