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Connect 5: 5 Ways to Mental Health and Wellbeing
Connect 5 is an accredited mental health promotion training programme that is designed to increase the confidence and skills of front line staff. The training will support staff to have conversations with people that they work with about:
• Mental health and wellbeing
• Help people to manage mental health needs
• Increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes
• Provide signposting to local service
Connect 5 aims to support workers, volunteers and organisations in promoting better mental health and wellbeing for the people they work with.
Connect 5 courses are interactive and practical, drawing upon the latest evidence about supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing. The courses support participants to gain skills and confidence and information about practical interventions so as to be able to respond helpfully to people experiencing poor mental health and wellbeing.
This course will provide a three year qualification in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) for staff who are either coming to the end of their existing EFAW qualification or for staff who do not have a EFAW qualification and require it for their job role.Essential Information
The role of the Local Back Care Link is to do manual handling risk assessment and give guidance to work colleagues so they can avoid back injury at work. To facilitate this role the LBCL will receive support from the People Handling and Back Care Advisor. This 2 day course will give knowledge and skills to undertake manual handling assessment and to competency assess staff handling people
Who Should Attend?
Staff who have been nominated into the role of Local Back Care Link by the unit manager
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||16 September 2020||09:30 - 16:30||Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room)||Map|
|2||17 September 2020||09:30 - 16:30||Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room)||Map|
Lite Making Every Contact Count Healthy Conversation Skills
MECC Lite encourages conversations to empower others towards healthier lifestyle choices taking into account the wider social determinants that influence health and wellbeing. Everyone who comes into contact with members of the public has the opportunity to have MECC conversations.
Who is the training suitable for?
Everyone who comes into contact with members of the public as part of their role paid or voluntary has the opportunity to have MECC conversations. MECC Lite is a condensed accredited version of MECC Healthy Conversation Skills Training.
This course is a virtual course run via Zoom or Teams - joining instructions will be sent to via diary invite a week before the course date.
Please note, this course will have regular breaks for participants so please ensure you take yourself away from the screen. The course is aimed to be interactive.