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Promoting Positive Mental Health – a half day course to improve skills, confidence and knowledge

Online Learning, Online Learning
Event Tutors
Suzanne Pearson
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Target Audience
Adopters / All Internal Staff / CAH Staff / CECR Staff / Childminders / Connected Carers / Councillors / ECS Staff / External Care Providers / Foster Carers / GP's / Health Practitioners / Housing Association / Integra Staff / Manager / Managers working within Public Health / Other / Pharmacy Staff / Pre-Schools & Nurseries / Schools / SGO's / Short Break Carers / Social Care Staff / Staff working within Public Health / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Webinar, Online Course
Course categories
Adult Social Care / Councillor Development / Public Health & Wellbeing / Safeguarding
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health
Councillor Development subcategories
South Glos Councillors / Town and Parish
Public Health & Wellbeing subcategories
Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
Safeguarding subcategories
Safeguarding Adult
Event description
Course: Promoting Positive Mental Health – a half day course to improve skills, confidence and knowledge.

Sign up and play your part in improving mental wellbeing in South Gloucestershire.

What will the half day mental health awareness course cover?
Course aims:

We all have mental health. This half day course aims to raise general awareness about mental health and provides some guidance for promoting wellbeing and responding supportively when a person experiences mental health difficulties.

There will be up to date information on local South Gloucestershire services.

Online courses are delivered via Zoom. Information about this online platform will be sent out with the Zoom link.

Course Duration: 3 hrs

Trainer: Suzanne Pearson

Trainer background:
Suzanne is a mental health practitioner and community trainer and has been delivering the ‘Promoting Positive Mental Health’ 90 min session in South Glos. She is a qualified Mental Health First Aid (Adult and Youth) Instructor.

Who should attend: Members of the public, volunteers and any professional who comes into contact with the public.
Learning outcomes
Course objectives: By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

  • Increase awareness of the factors involved in emotional health experiences and the basics to maintaining wellbeing.

  • Consider the continuum of mental health from wellbeing to ‘disorder’ in the context of individual and collective diversity.

  • Better recognise and understand the common mental health difficulties of stress, anxiety, and depression.

  • Gain some basic practical guidance for responding to emotional and mental health crisis situations.

  • Clarify range of services and support available in South Gloucestershire.

Start Date
Wednesday 10 November 2021
End Date
Wednesday 10 November 2021
Closing Date
Saturday 6 November 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event