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Forthcoming training and events 2019

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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.

Details of free local Making Every Contact Count courses can be found here

 

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

Children and young people's health and wellbeing survey 2020 briefing

Tuesday 12th November 2019, 4:00-6:00pm at County Hall, Trowbridge (Cotswold Area, behind main reception).

One of 3 briefings open to all Wiltshire schools and Colleges (LA, Academies and Independent schools) that would like to take part in the 2020 Wiltshire children and young peoples health and wellbeing survey.

Further details about the survey can be found here.

The briefing is free to attend and the 2020 survey will be free to all Wiltshire schools.

SIGN UP WILL OPEN DURING SEPTEMBER 2019

Use the booking form sent to schools with the survey letter, book places online here or email paule@fabresearch.com

Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference

Wednesday 13th November 2019, 9:30am-4:30pm @ Devizes Corn Exchange.

This is an important opportunity for professionals to hear directly from young people aged 11-19 about mental health. This event is the starting point for a collaborative early help response to their needs. Presentations...Panel discussions...Workshops...Marketplace...Networking.

By attending you will:

  •      Better understand the support available to children and young people
  • Hear the voice of children and young people in relation to their mental health and wellbeing
  •      Be more aware of the digital offer
  •      Be part of a collaborative approach to mental health early support in Wiltshire 

This partnership event is delivered by the Wiltshire Families and Children’s Transformation Partnership

You can book a place at this free event on Eventbrite here

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Thursday 21st November 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm at Lackham House, Chippenham

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 for 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 

Available soon to book on Right Choice

Children and young people's health and wellbeing survey 2020 briefing

Monday 25th November 2019, 4:00-6:00pm at County Hall, Trowbridge (Cotswold Area, behind main reception).

One of 3 briefings open to all Wiltshire schools and Colleges (LA, Academies and Independent schools) that would like to take part in the 2020 Wiltshire children and young peoples health and wellbeing survey.

Further details about the survey can be found here.

The briefing is free to attend and the 2020 survey will be free to all Wiltshire schools.

SIGN UP WILL OPEN DURING SEPTEMBER 2019

Use the booking form sent to schools with the survey letter, book places online here or email paule@fabresearch.com

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.

Wiltshire PSHE and Healthy Schools network meeting

Wednesday 27th November 2019, 4:00-5:30pm at Sutton Veny Primary School

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

Promoting Children's Health and Wellbeing at school

Thursday 28th November 2019. 10:00pm - 12:00pm at Chippenham Golf Club

This course is designed for governors in all schools.

Outline

Using PSHE education and a whole school approach to meet the identified needs of pupils. 
 
By the end of the session you will have: 
  • Understood the expectations and guidance in promoting children’s physical and mental health, as part of a whole school approach
  • Considered good practice in PSHE education, including the requirements for compulsory Relationships and Sex Education (RSE), and Health Education from 2020
  • Understood your role in shaping and communicating school policy in these areas

Places are free to schools subscribing to Governor Services / £65 to Non-subscribing schools 

To book a place please visit http://rightchoice.wiltshire.gov.uk/

If you have any queries please contact the Governance Team governorservices@wiltshire.gov.uk 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 9:00am-5:00pm at Salisbury Diocesan Education 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 for 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 

Available soon to book on Right Choice

Wiltshire PSHE and Healthy Schools network meeting

TBC February 2020, 4:00-5:30pm at Lyneham Primary School

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 - 2 day course

Tuesday 10th March 2020 & Wednesday 11th March 2020, 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.

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

Cost for Wiltshire schools £100 

 Available to book soon on Right Choice

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Tuesday 21st May 2020, 9:30am-4:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club

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 (valid for 3 years on completion)

Soon available to book on Right Choice.

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Wednesday 6th May 2020, 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 

Available soon to book on Right Choice

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Tuesday 7th July 2020, 9:00am-5:00pm @ Diocesan Education 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 

Available soon to book on Right Choice