Wellbeing at Work are commissioned by Plymouth City Council to deliver services to businesses in Plymouth or to those businesses with over 50% of their employees having a Plymouth postcode.

Training

Wellbeing at Work offers wellbeing professional and accredited training programmes.

 

We are excited to announce our new online training package, which has evolved in line with the COVID-19 social distancing guidance.

Our training programme is aimed at providing individuals with awareness around mental health along with useful contacts to signpost others for support and advice.

The Details

The courses below are delivered by The Wellbeing Training Team. If you would like to book a place on our courses then please click on the course and it will take you to Eventbrite to book your place.

Please contact us if you would like to book in a bespoke session for your workplace or community setting.

Wellbeing Champions

This course aims to give you the tools to promote Healthy Lifestyle choices to your work colleagues. To be able to support your workplace and community setting in their Wellbeing Strategies and to create a Healthy environment with positive messages.

Please click here to find out more and book your place

Understanding Grief and Bereavement

Are you ready to talk? This workshop aim to help you understand some of the processes involved with grief, seek to dispel some of the misunderstandings surrounding communicating with the bereaved and will describe some of the ways to sensitively approach conversations to establish trust.

Click here to book Understanding Grief and Bereavement

Connect 5 : Session 1,2 & 3

Connect 5 is an incremental three-session virtual programme. The programme underpins the principle of ‘Making Every Contact Count’. This 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 need to complete Session 1 before moving onto Session 2, Complete Session 2 before moving onto Session 3***

Click here to book Connect 5: Session 1

Click here to book Connect 5: Session 2

Click here to book Connect 5: Session 3

4MH : Emotional Resilience

This is a self-care course designed to increase your ability to cope with the emotional distress we all experience during our daily lives. You will explore how to improve your own wellbeing and how to manage your emotions. You will develop a general understanding of wellbeing and resilience and will be supported to develop your own personal wellbeing plan.

Please click here to find out more and book your place

4MH : Community Suicide Awareness

This course is designed for anyone who works or volunteers within their community or organisation who think learning about Suicide Awareness is beneficial.
The workshop explores the myths and stigma around suicide and the barriers faced. It also explores prevention of suicide, the importance of compassion, how to talk to someone in distress and how to develop a safety plan.

Please click here to find out more and book your place

Wellbeing Signposting Toolkit

An e-learning toolkit, helping you to develop your confidence, and providing a better understanding of mental health and wellbeing.

***The training is at the bottom of the page so please scroll down and you can download it from there***

If you would like any further information of the courses, please email livewell.training@nhs.net. Please follow the "click here" option to book your place.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is a two-day interactive course that enables participants to be able to identify when someone might be at risk of suicide. Using the ‘Pathway for Assisting Life’ (PAL) you will be able to support the ‘Person at Risk’ to develop a Safe Plan, designed to keep them safe for now. ASIST is intended as “suicide first aid” training. ASIST is evidence-based and gives individuals the opportunity to explore their own experience and beliefs around suicide to enhance their role as a ‘Care giver’.

The following dates are available:

Click here - Wednesday 17th / Thursday 18th August 2022

Click here - Wednesday 30th/Thursday 1st December 2022

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Adult

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Adult is a two-day intensive, interactive and practical training course which provides participants with information, tools and techniques to support individuals who might be experiencing mental or emotional distress. Throughout the course, MHFA uses the acronym ‘ALGEE’, which is the MHFA action plan for five basic steps, to provide initial help and guide the person towards appropriate professional help.

The following dates are available:

Click here - Tuesday 5th/Wednesday 6th July 2022

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Youth

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Youth is a two-day interactive course aimed at people who come into contact with young people aged 8 – 18. You will learn to recognise and respond appropriately to early signs of emotional distress and mental ill health. Using a person centred approach, you will be able to provide initial help and guide the young person towards appropriate professional help.

The following dates are available:

Click here Wednesday 19th/Thursday 20th October 2022

safeTalk

safeTALK is a half day course, which teaches members of the community (aged 16 and over) to recognize people with thoughts of suicide and to connect them to suicide intervention resources. safeTALK assumes that persons with thoughts of suicide are uncertain about dying. As a ‘suicide alert helper’ you will support the person ‘with thoughts’ to ‘Keep Safe for now’, by connecting them to someone who can complete a suicide intervention.

Click here to book safeTalk