Health & Wellbeing Training

Wellbeing For Life Quarter 3 Training Calendar - November to December - FREE COURSES

Please find attached an opportunity to 'tap into' Wellbeing for Life Training. 

Our training provides learners with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in health improvement and community related subjects, we have some brilliant new courses as well as new venues on our calendar along with some very popular ones so booking early is essential if you want that spot. If you meet people when you are out and about tell them about our training calendar and ask them if they would like to be added onto the distribution list – they can be added by letting us know at 

This training opportunities calendar varies regularly to provide an exciting and comprehensive learning programme for professionals, volunteers and community members. As I said all of the training is FREE to anyone living or working in County Durham!!!!!! So get your name down and sign up onto that course. Our trainers are friendly, approachable and supportive and will help you to get the most out of your learning experience.

These courses are available to anyone. If you would like to attend please contact Lindsay and see the 'How to Book onto courses' attached.

The developing child and young person **New**

This two-day course is aimed at all practitioners who would like to up-date their knowledge on child and young people development and the parental responses to different developmental and transition stages. 

Day one • Attachment • Disturbing behaviour in children • Growing up in families • A perspective on emotions • Developing a sense of self • Play and the social world 
Day Two • Introduction to key transitions • The changing teenage/parent relationship • Supporting teenagers and parents • Adolescent brain development 

Dates available Time Venue 19th & 20th September 2018 9:15am – 4:30pm Durham Leadership Centre Hawthorn Room Enterprise Way Spennymoor DL16 6YP Refreshments will be available. Please join us for a cup of tea or coffee at 09:15 the sessions will promptly start at 09:30. 

All courses are free to Think Family partner agencies and voluntary agencies but there is a cost of £50 for failure to attend. Applications must have a line manager approval. To request a place please complete the form below and return to:

NHS - Wellbeing For Life - FREE - Upcoming Training **New**

Hope you are well? I just thought I’d take this opportunity to make you aware that Week Commencing the 16th July we still have availability on the below course
If yourself or anybody you can think of, would like to come along to one of our training courses please feel free to pass my details along with the attached Quarter two training calendar over to them. 

All we ask is that they either live or work within Co. Durham and would like to come along onto one of our FREE courses, please let me know or register your details on our website and sign yourself up for a course, don’t forget they are FREE of charge for anybody Living or Working within Co. Durham. 

MECC 17th July @ Willington Health Centre 1:30pm till 4:30pm Making Every Contact Count (MECC) (3 hours) This training course provides learners with the knowledge and skills to develop a role in health improvement within their own community. It puts the prevention of health problems and disease at the heart of Making Every Contact Count. Learners will learn how to discuss lifestyle behaviours and understand the concept of giving brief advice in the context of everyday life. 

BMHA 19th July @ Healthworks Easington 1:30pm to 4:30pm Basic Mental Health Awareness (3 hours) The aim of this course is to improve staff awareness about mental health and know what the signs of poor mental health are and how to support people to improve their mental health. During the session we will explore the difference between mental health and mental illness, identify the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions. Explore our perception of situations - as everything is not always as it seems. Explore the key facts and myths about mental health conditions and understand the impact of stigma. 

Understanding Stress and Resilience 20th July @ Willington Health Centre 9:30pm till 12:30pm Understanding Stress & Resilience (3 hours) The aims of the session are to understand how stress can impact on our lives and how we can build resilience to change or transition. The session will explore the causes, signs and symptoms of stress and how to recognise the long term effects of stress and develop strategies to prevent and reduce stress. The seven characteristics of resilient individuals will be explored to enable participants to reflect on areas where they could develop their own resilience or support others to do so.

Training Calendar
CAMHS Training **New**

Here’s the new CAMHS Training portfolio. Please feel free to pass on to anyone you think will be interested.

Smokefree Life Training **New**

Smokefreelife County Durham are offering FREE Brief Intervention Training to health professionals throughout County Durham. Enhanced Brief Intervention Training (Smoking) (2.5 hours) equips participants with the skills to provide clients with simple, opportunistic advice about smoking and how to quit. Includes updates on current medication, e-cigs, harm reduction and how to refer to the Stop Smoking Service for support. 

Please see below our new training dates for 2018/19: 
Tuesday 24th April 2018, 9.30am-12pm One Point Hub, Burns Green, Chester-Le-Street, DH3 3QH 
Wednesday 11th July 2018, 9.30am-12pm The Four Clocks Centre, Bishop Auckland Community Partnership, 154a Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham DL14 7EH Wednesday 17th October 2018 9.30am-12pm , The Greenhouse, Amos Drive, Greencroft Industrial Estate, Annfield Plain, Stanley DH9 7XN

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. 

The dates can now be booked directly through our website at / Health professionals/ Training calendar. Alternatively, you can contact Shirley Robson on 01207 770 031

Community Calendar  Distribution **New**

If you would like to book yourself or somebody else onto the course then please following the link provide below and log onto our HITS user site, you find all relevant information of the courses we provide on here also. Thank you