Mindfulness in a nutshell is about being in the present with awareness of your body, breath, emotions and thoughts. It can then help to re-direct our lives to be filled with more enjoyment, gratitude, kindness, wisdom and peace. All you need to bring is yourself and a sense of curiosity to explore. This session will focus on what is mindfulness. Crossing over with physical and mental health, you’ll learn how to connect with your body, use gentle movement and by simply using your breath, you’ll start to connect your body and mind and can let go and create some mental space. This course is run by Nazama Tague, an experienced professional meditation and yoga teacher.
To run the session safely and accommodate different needs, please let the trainer Nazama know if you have the following health condition or disability:
• High/low blood pressure or a heart condition
• Detached retina, glaucoma or any other eye pressure disease
• Breathing conditions
• Mental health conditions, incl mild, moderate or severe depression or anxiety
• Back, neck or joint conditions that affect your day-to-day life.
• Pregnant, especially under 14 weeks
• Live with a disability
You can speak to Nazama, in confidence, 10 mins before the session start time, or email email@example.com in advance. Any information you share is for the trainer only.
Stress is a concern for most people. But does it really need to be the enemy?
This workshop will uncover the truth about stress, how it links to your beliefs and how you can make it work for you. Learn how to spot the signs of stress, and build better coping strategies and resilience into your everyday life.
This workshop will help stress-proof your life with practical tips and tools you can use immediately.
Takeaway: Stress Toolkit - practical advice and tips to manage stress better. This course is run by Claire Plummer, Stress Management Consultant and NLP Master Practitioner.
This course follows on from 'Contact - Keeping in Touch and Promoting Healthy Relationships' which is running on 8th and 9th May. If you have previously attended this course you are very welcome to just book on to this course.
This session will be facilitated by Penny McLellan, a Senior Social Worker and hopefully someone from legal, to enable social workers and social worker assistants become more confident in observing, recording and analysing Contact for Court Proceedings.
More details to follow.
Overweight children are more likely to have poorer mental and emotional health, with many experiencing teasing and bullying linked to their weight. They may have low self-esteem, be socially isolated and regularly take days off school, resulting in poor attendance. They are also more likely to become obese adults with a higher risk of chronic ill health, disability and premature mortality. As part of a holistic approach to a child’s health and wellbeing, professionals & practitioners in health, education and social care have a responsibility to help families recognise and acknowledge the importance of a healthy weight. Like many sensitive subjects, it is often the way in which the issue is talked about rather than the issue itself that causes problems for both practitioner and family. The stigma attached to obesity makes it harder for practitioners and families to talk openly and constructively about it. This course aims to build confidence in raising the issue of weight with families. A brief and appropriate conversation can be an important first step towards positive wellbeing.Essential Information
This course looks at transforming the quality of your approach and how you record that new way of working: your assessments, care plans, visit forms, & all written work will be clear, concise and bring to life what life must be like for each child or young person youÀre working with. To do this the course will show you how to draw on your knowledge from research, experience and practice combined with an understanding of the childÀs needs within their family or the context in which the child lives. It will show you how the facts-analysis-judgement approach works: and how it will help as you move towards the Signs of Safety way of working. This course aims to make you confident in understanding what is relevant and meaningful and then show you how to write that down effectively. The standard charge for this course is £70. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.Essential Information