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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.

 

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Thursday 11th May 2017, 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

Thursday 8th & Friday 16th June 2017, 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.

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

A charge of £100 (reduced to £75 for Thrive Hub Schools)

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

Wiltshire & Swindon PSHE and Healthy Schools network meeting

Thursday 15th June 2017 from 3:30-5:00pm at North Bradley 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

Time to Change Training for Trainers

Tuesday 27th June 2017, 4:00-6:00pm at Devizes School

This free Training for Trainers session will be delivered by Time to Change for Wiltshire secondary schools

Schools may send 2-4 members of staff.

Training for Trainers’ aims to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to better educate students about mental health stigma and discrimination. It is a ready to run session package which can then be delivered directly with your students. The session covers:

  • Facts and figures about mental health problems
  • Understanding the Mental Health Continuum
  • Focus on common mental health issues affecting young people
  • Testimony from a young person with lived experience of mental health problems.
  • Mental health and language
  • Tools for challenging stigma and discrimination
  • Action planning – how to take this forward in your school

Each staff attendee will receive a resource pack, complete with USB stick containing all the PowerPoint slides and video clips used in the session as well as a folder of handouts, lesson plans, information fact sheets about mental health and other resources. Please contact jennifer.taylor@rethink.org to book onto the session..

Further information about our work with Time to Change and free resources available can be found here

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Monday 10th July 2017 & Tuesday 11th July 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm at Sarum Academy, Salisbury

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

A charge of £100 (reduced to £75 for Thrive Hub Schools)

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

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Thursday 5th October 2017 & Friday 6th October 2017, 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.

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

A charge of £100 (reduced to £75 for Thrive Hub Schools)

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

Subject Leadership in Primary PSHEE

Tuesday 10 October 2017, 9:30 - 4:00 at Trowbridge Rugby Club

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

(For classroom practice - see the Core Skills and/or Advanced Skills courses).

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
  • Where are we now?
  • The role of the PSHEE Coordinator
  • Teaching & Learning in PSHEE
  • School self review
  • The Wiltshire Scheme of work
  • Recording & Reporting
  • Working with Governors
  • Working with parents
  • Working with partners
  • Developing pupil voice
  • Supporting transition
  • Links to Healthy Schools
  • Action planning

Not yet available to book

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Tuesday 14th November 2017 (9:30am-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 (valid for 3 years on completion)

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