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Code: SGC/21/0724 Art of Brilliance - Re-energise and restore - a boost of energy, happiness and resilience (EVENT FULL)

At ‘Art of Brilliance’, human flourishing is our thing. With the world in pandemic pandemonium we are bringing the ‘Art of Being Brilliant’ experience to South Gloucestershire Council with just one aim: to re-energise and restore; and give you a boost of energy, happiness and resilience.

The programme is backed by 20 years of research into the science of positive psychology, headed by a Doctor of Happiness and a team of world class trainers who have delivered wellbeing programmes all around the world.
We would LOVE for you to join because the world deserves the best you. Your colleagues and loved ones deserve the best you. Most importantly, you deserve the best you.

This is a 12 week course consisting of 8 webinars (content and activities) and 4 community calls (additional support)

The course will be delivered via MS Teams.  To add a meeting to your calendar - 
1. Open a calendar appointment at the relevant time
2. Right click on the link in the attached document and choose 'Copy Link' or 'Copy Shortcut'
3. Paste the meeting link into the open calendar appointment and save it
4. Click on the link at the time of the meeting to join.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 April 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 28 April 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
3 05 May 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Community Call Map
4 12 May 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
5 19 May 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
6 26 May 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Community Call Map
7 02 June 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
8 09 June 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
9 16 June 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Community Call Map
10 23 June 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
11 30 June 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
12 07 July 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Community Call Map

Code: SGC/21/0899 Loss and Bereavement Awareness - Webinar

This one hour webinar is run by Cruse Bereavement Care and will be delivered in a lecture format. It helps to ensure you have a greater awareness of the impact of bereavement and grief.

The webinar will provide you with the following:
• A brief introduction to the grieving process and have some high level understanding of the two main models that Cruse use to support bereaved people.

• Get you thinking about the impact of loss and bereavement on individuals, families, organisations and communities

• Understanding some simple things you can do when interacting with bereaved people – what to say and what not to say

• Develop awareness of support organisations (other than Cruse)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 10:15 - 11:15 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0756 Managing Mindset

This workshop will be delivered as a webinar via Zoom. Once you receive the invite from the trainer, please check that the Zoom link works.

If you are a South Gloucestershire Council employee, and don't already have access to Zoom, you will need to contact ICT for a licence. They have requested that this is done via a General Request Webform.

How does what we think impact our reality? What would happen if we altered our thinking to something more helpful? You talk more to yourself than to anyone else in the world. In the face of challenging situations the words you choose for that conversation with yourself will directly impact how quickly you are able to move forward. Neuroscience shows that our brains continue to develop and change even as adults. The brain is actually quite like plastic, and can be reshaped over time, forming new neural pathways. This has led neuroscientists to call this tendency neuroplasticity. So if what you or others around you are currently thinking is unhelpful, the session will give strategies to begin to alter that thinking.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 09:30 - 11:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0838 Resilience Lab – Train the Trainer Online

Off The Record are delivering training for professionals looking for a greater understanding of the factors that contribute to resilience. The training is designed to explore the five different Resilience Lab sessions (Pressure Proof, Making Friends with Stress, Thinking Traps, Stronger and Reach Out) using the evidenced based tools and techniques and generate discussion on how these can be adapted within your setting.

Zoom will be used for the training and will use the breakout rooms for smaller group discussions. The training requires all participants to contribute and share their experience.

Attendance of all four 2.5 hour zoom sessions is expected.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 June 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Online Learning Map
2 30 June 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Online Learning Map
3 07 July 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Online Learning Map
4 14 July 2021 09:30 - 12:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0848 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emily Loveday)

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 June 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/21/0849 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emily Loveday) (EVENT FULL)

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 June 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/21/0779 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emma Ford) (EVENT FULL)

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 July 2021 14:00 - 15:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/21/0667 Youth Mental Health First Aid – Online (EVENT FULL)

You must provide a postal address, as well as your e-mail address, in order to register for this course which is delivered via the MHFA England Online Learning Hub. Please e-mail these details to MentalHealth@southglos.gov.uk who will register you and ensure your resources are sent out.

(We will use the information you provide to us only in relation to this course whilst complying with the established lawful conditions. Inorder to provide the service you require we will share your information with Mental Health First Aid England to enable them to send you the course materials required for this training. We will retain your information up to a year after the course to ensure your materials are received, then it will be destroyed securely.
The Council’s general Privacy Information can be found here http://www.southglos.gov.uk/privacy)

This is an accessible and flexible online format of the popular ‘face-to-face’ Youth MHFA Two Day course. Learners who complete the course will be certified as Youth Mental Health First Aiders and will receive an e-certificate on completion.

The course is a blend of individual learning and 4 live sessions all of which must be completed for your e-certificate to be issued. Online learning is via MHFA’s Online Learning Hub. Once you are registered, you will be issued with a login code so you can assess the Hub.

You will need a laptop or computer with a web cam and mic for the live sessions and ability to log on to an external platform which is likely to be Zoom. South Glos Council employees will need approval to use an external platform prior to the course starting.

Attendance at all four live sessions is expected.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 July 2021 15:30 - 18:00 Online Learning Map
2 08 July 2021 15:30 - 18:00 Online Learning Map
3 13 July 2021 15:30 - 18:00 Online Learning Map
4 15 July 2021 15:30 - 18:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0879 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Debra Parsons) (EVENT FULL)

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 July 2021 11:00 - 12:00 Skype/Telephone Map

Code: SGC/21/0850 Wellbeing Coaching - South Glos staff only (Emily Loveday) (EVENT FULL)

These 50 minute coaching sessions with coaches will assist council staff in coming up with strategies and action plans to maintain and build their wellbeing and resilience. Unlike counselling which provides a safe space to explore worries and concerns, these confidential coaching sessions will help staff come up with individual plans to help them build their resilience, understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing and overcome current and future obstacles. There are activities and exercises that wellbeing coaches can also give people to work through in their own time if they would find it useful.

Please note these sessions will be delivered by skype or telephone.  Your coach will contact you to confirm the best method for you.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 July 2021 16:00 - 17:00 Skype/Telephone Map