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February 4 - 01:00 pm


February 19 - 04:30 pm

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Harding Road Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3AE

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, GB, ST1 3AE

Please note that this course consists of 3 sessions – you are required to attend all 3 sessions to complete the course

Connect 5 is a mental health promotion programme that is designed to increase the confidence and skills of frontline staff in order that they can better support people to manage mental ill-health, and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes.

Session 1:  4th February 2020, Sky room, YMCA:  1pm-4.30pm

  • Ways of seeing and understanding mental health and mental illness

  • 2 Public Health Models

  • Key skills for wellbeing conversations

  • Signposting

Session 2: 11th February 2020, Volunteer Zone, YMCA:  9.30am-4.30pm

  • Applying the ‘Five Areas’ Model

  • Wellbeing Conversations:  skills, attitudes and attention

  • Five opportunities to practice: skills, applying the model, using the BATHE technique, exploring intensity and impact

  • Stepping up, signpositng, services and resources

Session 3: 19th February 2020, Volunteer Zone, YMCA:  9.30am-4.30pm

  • Reflection and Consolidation of Sessions 1 and 2

  • Opportunity to practice scaling

  • Breaklng the cycle:  situation, behaviour, thoughts, feelings, physical

  • Implementaing change in practice

  • Final refelctions and evaluation

NOTE:  You MUST attend sessions 1 and 2 before you can attend Session 3

This course is FREE to attend – refreshments are provided including lunch on the 2 full days

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