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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.

 

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 1/3

Wednesday 7th November 2018, 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.

Now available to book on Right Choice

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Monday 19th November 2018, 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.

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 2 day course

Tuesday 20th November 2018 & Tuesday 27th November 2018, 9:00am-5:00pm at Lackham College, 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.

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 

Now available to book on Right Choice

Subject Leadership in Primary PSHEE

Monday 26 November 2018, 9:30-4:00 at Trowbridge Rugby Club

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

Topics covered on this course include:

  • PSHEE the national picture
  • The role of the PSHEE Coordinator
  • Teaching & Learning in PSHEE
  • 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

Beat the Bugs. Train the trainer

Tuesday 27th November 2018, 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.com/e/beat-the-bugs-train-the-trainer-tickets-50477059243

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

More about promoting hand washing in schools here.

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Monday 3rd December 2018, 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

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 2/3

Tuesday 15th January 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.

Now available to book on Right Choice

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Tuesday 15th January 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

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

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

Opening soon for booking 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.

Now available to book on Right Choice.  

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