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Forthcoming training and events 2017

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to discuss the provision of school based training or other support related to the Wiltshire Healthy Schools Programme or PSHE Education please feel free to contact us.  We are increasingly delivering bespoke training to individual, or clusters, of schools. You can read a summary of feedback from recent courses.

Below are central events for Wiltshire schools, taking place in the near future.

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course - CANCELLED

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Sorry, this event has been cancelled.

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training - CANCELLED

Tuesday 21st May 2019

Sorry, this event has been cancelled.

Beat the Bugs, Train the Trainer

Tuesday 21st May 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm at The Nadder Centre, Tisbury.

This FREE Train the Trainer course is designed for community settings, such as school, care homes and anywhere hygiene and microbe awareness is important.

It is fun, interactive and informative. The attendees will learn about microbes and how they are spread; how to stop the spread and personal hygiene and self care. It is a 3 hour course and will enable the attendees to either train others or use elements of the package to inform and educate others. There are elements that can be used with both adults and children

Delivered by Katie Smith (Health Trainer, Wiltshire Council).

Further information and booking on Eventbrite here or from Katie Smith: katie.smith@wiltshire.gov.uk 

Information about teaching about handwashing can be found here

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course - CANCELLED

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Sorry, this event has been cancelled.

Wiltshire PSHE and Healthy Schools network meeting

Thursday June 13th 2019, 4:00-5:30pm at River Mead School, Melksham

This meeting will

  • Enable colleagues to share good practice in the planning and delivery of PSHE education
  • Provide national and local updates around issues relating to Healthy Schools, PSHE education and pupil wellbeing

To book a place at this free event email: Helen.drown@wiltshire.gov.uk 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Wednesday 26th June 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm at Salisbury Diocesan Centre, Wilton.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.

Course content
Mental health and mental ill health, stigma and discrimination, the five steps of mental health first aid, depression, suicide, non-judgmental listening skills, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders, and psychosis.

Cost to Wiltshire schools £100. This course, valued at £200, is subsided by Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

By the end of the session you will:

  • have some practical skills that can be used every day to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health problems
  • have a deeper understanding of the complex issues relating to young people and mental health, including a comprehensive course manual for use after the training
  • be able to help a young person to access appropriate professional help 

Now available to book on Right Choice

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Monday 15th July 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.

Course content
Mental health and mental ill health, stigma and discrimination, the five steps of mental health first aid, depression, suicide, non-judgmental listening skills, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders, and psychosis.

Cost to Wiltshire schools £100. This course, valued at £200, is subsided by Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

By the end of the session you will:

  • have some practical skills that can be used every day to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health problems
  • have a deeper understanding of the complex issues relating to young people and mental health, including a comprehensive course manual for use after the training
  • be able to help a young person to access appropriate professional help 

Now available to book on Right Choice

Youth Mental Health First Aid (2 day course)

Monday 30th September 2019 & Tuesday 1st October 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm, at Trowbridge Rugby Club, Trowbridge.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.

Key areas covered within this 2 day course include:

Emotional, mental, social and psychological well-being
Eating disorders, Self Harm, Suicide
Child, adolescent and family psychosocial development
Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis
Bullying, cyber bullying
Promoting protective factors and good parenting.

The Youth MHFA course will teach you how to:
• Enable staff to recognise the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
• Enable staff to feel confident helping a young person experiencing a mental health problem
• Enable staff to guide a young person towards the right support

This 2 day course, valued at £300, is subsidised by Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group.  

Cost for Wiltshire schools £100. 

Cost for staff from beyond Wiltshire £200.

More information here

Booking will soon open on Right Choice

Subject Leadership in Primary PSHE education

Wednesday 9th October 2019, 9:30-4:00 at Trowbridge Rugby Club

It is aimed at Primary Subject Leaders and focuses on the role of the PSHE Coordinator.

This course will enable participants:

  • To gain knowledge, skills and confidence in all aspects of the management of PSHE as a curriculum subject
  • To achieve the Wiltshire Subject Leadership Certificate in PSHE.

Topics covered on this course include:

  • PSHE the national picture
  • The role of the PSHE Coordinator
  • Teaching & Learning in PSHE
  • School self review
  • Schemes of work
  • Recording & Reporting
  • Working with Governors
  • Working with parents
  • Working with partners
  • Developing pupil voice
  • Links to Healthy Schools
  • Action planning

Now  available to book on Right Choice

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 9:30-4:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club, Trowbridge

This training day is for schools taking part in any level of the Wiltshire programme. 

It will provide updates and training related to health and wellbeing in schools. 
For further information see http://www.wiltshirehealthyschools.org/about 

This course will: 
• Inform participants about the current standards for the Wiltshire Healthy Schools Programme at Bronze, Silver & Gold levels
• Provide a framework for a whole school approach to improving health & wellbeing
• Enable schools to gain Healthy Schools accreditation (now valid for 3 years on completion)

Booking available on Right Choice

Beat the Bugs. Train the trainer

Tuesday 26th November 2019, 10am-1:00pm at the White Horse Enterprise Centre, Trowbridge.

This free Train the Trainer course is designed for community settings, such as schools, care homes and anywhere hygiene and microbe awareness is important.

It is fun, interactive and informative. The attendees will learn basic information about microbes and how they spread; how to stop the spread and personal hygiene and self-care. It is a 3-hour course exploring different tools and resources enabling the attendees to either train others or use elements of the package to inform and educate others. There are elements that can be used with both adults and children.

To book onto the course please go to:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beat-the-bugs-train-the-trainer-tickets-54755048825

For further details, please contact katie.smith@wiltshire.gov.uk

More about promoting hand washing in schools here.