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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

Tuesday 26th February 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 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 

Now available to book on Right Choice

Promoting Children's Health and Wellbeing at school

Wednesday 27th February 2019. 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Devizes Corn Exchange

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. 
 

Description

  • Promoting children’s physical and mental health, as part of a whole school approach
  • Approaches for teaching about Relationships and Sex Education, including CSE, as part of a school’s PSHE Programme
  • Your role in shaping and communicating school policy in these areas

Outcomes

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
  • Clarified approaches for teaching about Relationships and Sex Education, including CSE, as part of a school’s PSHE Programme
  • 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 

Preparing for Statutory Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education, and Health Education

Thursday 28th February 2018, 9:30am-4:00pm Trowbridge Rugby Club.

Teaching about relationships and sex is a key part of a PSHE education curriculum and can contribute to safeguarding pupils. An effective whole school approach to relationships education and sexual health will help equip young people with the skills they need to successfully manage the potential challenges of relationships in the modern world.

The DfE recently announced its intention to introduce a statutory new subject ‘Relationships Education’ in primary schools and ‘Relationships and Sex Education’ in secondary schools, in addition to new guidance for Health Education. This course will help schools to evaluate their current provision, in the light of current guidance and the identified needs of pupils.  

This course is for primary, secondary and special schools. LA and non LA. PSHE Coordinators and teachers £160

This course will enable you to:

  • Evaluate your current provision in the light of current guidance and good practice in other schools
  • Consider age appropriate delivery, to meet the needs of all pupils
  • Increase your understanding of how a whole school approach to Relationships Education can keep young people safe and help promote healthy relationships

Available to book on Right Choice

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 3/3

Tuesday 12th March 2019, 9:30am-4:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club

Aimed at those who work in Wiltshire schools, delivering PSHE, with priority given to teachers. Also open to TAs, HLTAs, school nurses, police officers, youth workers, fire safety officers and other professionals currently delivering PSHE in Wiltshire schools.

Duration: 3 full days over 1 year with lesson observations and university submissions. 

£240 for all participants* (subsidised by Wiltshire Council) 
*An additional £400+VAT is payable by schools for participants who do not complete the course.

This course will enable participants to:

• Gain a good understanding of how to plan and deliver effective PSHE lessons;
• Achieve the national qualification in PSHE education, accredited by Roehampton University

Additional information about this course can be found here.

Booking now closed

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Wednesday 20th March 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 - 1 day course

Tuesday 30th April 2018, 9:00am-5:00pm at Lackham College, Chipenham

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

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Tuesday 21st May 2019, 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)

Now available to book on Right Choice.

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

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