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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.

 

Talking Equalities - 'Valuing All God's Children' - Addressing issues of Sexual Orientation and gender Identity

Tuesday 28th November 2017, 9:00am-12:30pm at Devizes Corn Exchange

ALL schools will benefit from attending this morning training session to hear Katy Staples from Bristol Diocese introducing and talking about her updated publication, ‘Valuing All God’s Children’. 

This publication addresses Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in the Church of England school context, but will benefit all schools.

  • This morning session, which is for Primary, Secondary and Special Schools, will: 
    Introduce the updated document Valuing All God’s Children (this document has been specifically written by the Church of England Archbishop’s Council Education Division, to support Church schools in the area of homophobic and transphobic bullying, however, the document is of great support and benefit to all schools)
  • Provide an opportunity to discuss how all schools can become strong and confident in their approach to this area
  • Consider how mechanisms of in- and inter-school support might be set up to help LGBT* young people, with a Primary focus on issues of mental health and the child’s voice, and a Secondary focus on developing supportive groups/networks 

    *Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender

£90

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk

Drug and Alcohol Awareness training

Wednesday 29th November 2017, 9:30-4:00pm at Corsham Campus, Corsham and Thursday 30th November 2017, 9:30-4:00pm at Monkton Park, Chippenham.

This free 2 day course, aimed at professionals and volunteers working with young people across the county is delivered by Motiv8 and funded by the Local Authority.

This course is particularly suitable for education, health and care staff, alongside charity workers and volunteers.

Day 1 of the course will focus on young peoples’ drug use, information on different drugs and their effects, before moving on to look at approaches to working with young people to reduce their use.

Day 2 will look at alcohol misuse, its effect on young people, how to work with young people to reduce ‘risky behaviours’ caused by drinking and training on the use of our Identification and Brief Advice Tool — DrinkThink.

For bookings and further information please contact: Dave Cook, Motiv8 IBA Trainer
E: davecook@dhimotiv8.org.uk 
T: 07525 834036

Raising the Issue of Weight Training

Tuesday 5th December 2017, 9:30am-1:00pm at Wiltshire Scout Centre, Potterne.

Aim – To increase confidence in raising the issue of weight

Objectives:-

To understand the local and national statistics on obesity

  • To understand the causes of obesity
  • To understand the principles of brief intervention, behaviour change models and Motivational Interviewing
  • To increase confidence in raising the issue of weight in own setting
  • To be aware of Wiltshire Obesity Care Pathway and how to refer/signpost

This free 3½ hour training session delivered by Public Health at Wiltshire Council, will guide practitioners through the support and provide the opportunity for practical support to put the skills learnt into practice. The training course does include elements of role play which is essential to the learning and development of raising the issue of weight.

Training is suitable for any professional coming into contact with children and adults who are overweight/obese and want to develop and improve their skills of raising the issue of weight in an appropriate and sensitive way.

Places are limited. Book on Eventbrite here

For more information about the training, or to discuss a bespoke training option for your staff please contact Katie Davies, Public Health Specialist – Life Course Obesity, katie.davies@wiltshire.gov.uk or 01225 716665

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Thursday 11th January 2018, 9:00am-5:00pm at Wiltshire Scout Centre, Potterne.

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.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) 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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 1/3

Tuesday 16th January 2018, 9:30am-4:00pm at Braeside, Devizes.

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.

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Tuesday 20th February 2018, 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.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) 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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Wiltshire and Swindon PSHE and Healthy Schools network meeting

Thursday 22nd February 2018, 3:30-5:00pm at North Bradley Primary School, Trowbridge.

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

Friday 9th March 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.

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.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) 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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 2/3

Tuesday 20th March 2018, 9:30am-4:00pm at Braeside, Devizes.

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.

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Tuesday 24th April 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.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) 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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 3/3

Wednesday 9th May 2018, 9:30am-4:00pm at Braeside, Devizes

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.

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Tuesday 15th May 2018, 9:30-4:00pm at Braeside, Devizes

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)

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Tuesday 15th May 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.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) 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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk 

Wiltshire and Swindon PSHE and Healthy Schools network meeting

Monday June 18th 2018, 3:30-5:30pm at Longford Primary School, Salisbury,

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

Thursday 21st June 2018, 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.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) 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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk (not yet open for booking)

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Friday 21st September 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.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) 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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk (not yet open for booking)

Youth Mental First Aid - 1 day course

Thursday 11th October 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.

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.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) 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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk (not yet open for booking)