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Connect 5: Session 2

Course Date: 24 January 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

Course Leader: Alison Rowntree

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Price: £45.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 11

The Connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes.

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2, and complete Session 2 to be eligible to attend Session 3.

Objectives/Aims of Course

By the end of the training, participants will:

  • Build skills and confidence to work with and improve the mental health and wellbeing of others
  • Support greater insight into experiences of stress and distress
  • How to help people take first steps to make themselves feel better

Course Programme

Connect 5 is an incremental three-session programme, escalating skills though each session.
The programme underpins the principle of ‘Making Every Contact Count’ and uses the framework of the Five Ways to Wellbeing and a cognitive behavioural model and supports the aim of making the best use of the skills and local contacts of frontline staff. Some staff will just undertake session 1 whilst others go on to do all three sessions.

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2, and complete Session 2 to be eligible to attend Session 3.

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This course is suitable for anyone who has attended Session 1 already with an interest in improving mental wellbeing whose role involves interaction with the public, or anyone who has the opportunity to give brief wellbeing advice.
Individuals, carers, veterans & serving personnel, community groups, teams or organisations, including those working or caring in community, voluntary, health & social care services & education, aged 16 or over that are living or working in or around the Plymouth area. 

  • 40% Discount for anyone who works for an organisation that is registered for the Workplace Wellbeing Charter CODE: WWC40
  • 40% Discount if you have been trained as a wellbeing Champions through Livewell Southwest CODE: CHAMP40
  • Free to all Livewell Southwest staff and Livewell Southwest volunteers. CODE: STAFF100

Associated Accredited Training

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2, and complete Session 2 to be eligible to attend Session 3.

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