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Community Training Calendar October 2017 **New**


Please find attached the Wellbeing for Life Training Calendar for October 2017.


The dates for November and December 2017 will be issued shortly. Our training provides learners with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in health and community related subjects. This training opportunities calendar varies regularly to provide an exciting and comprehensive learning programme for professionals, volunteers and community members. All of the training is FREE to anyone living or working in County Durham. Our trainers are friendly, approachable and supportive and will help you to get the most out of your learning experience. Our training sessions are welcoming and fun and who knows where all of this learning may take you, anything is possible.


Please share with your networks in County Durham Kind Regards Marnie Ramsey Wellbeing for Life Co-ordinator (South West Durham Hub) Health Improvement Service Pioneering Care Centre Carer’s Way Newton Aycliffe County Durham DL5 4SF


Exciting Training Opportunities for County Durham Health Professionals **New**


Smokefreelife County Durham now offers Health Professionals the following FREE  training opportunities at various locations throughout the County. There are still some places available but they are filling up fast….don’t miss out!

 

Smokefree Homes and Families Training (1.5 hours): Explores the dangers of secondhand smoke and the simple steps that can be taken to reduce harm. Ideas about how to start a conversation about smoking with a client and how to refer to the Stop Smoking Service for support.

 

Date

Location

Times 

21.9.17

One Point,

Burns Green,  

Chester-Le-Street

DH3 3QH

9.30am-11am

 

15.11.17

Mickle Grove Hub

Leeholme

Bishop Auckland

DL14 8HH

1.30pm-3pm

21.2.18

Bullion Lane Children’s Centre

Gray Avenue

Chester-Le-Street

DH2 2EL

9.30am-11am

  

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.

 

Date

Location

Times

16.1.18

Stanley Children’s Centre

Clifford Road

Stanley

DH9 OAB

9.30am-12pm

7.2.18

Mickle Grove Hub

Leeholme

Bishop Auckland

DL14 8HH

1.30pm-4pm


To book a place, please visit our website: www.smokefreelifecountydurham.co.uk   / Health professionals/ Training calendar


Alternatively, you can contact Shirley Robson on 01207 770 031

Wellbeing for Life Training Calendar**New**

Please find details of the latest Wellbeing for Life Training Calendar which features a diverse range of courses focusing on building the skills and attributes of community members and volunteers. We offer a variety of accredited and non-accredited courses from RSPH Understanding Health Improvement (national qualification course), mental health to Dementia Awareness (1 hour course). All of the training courses offered by Wellbeing for Life are FREE. 

An exciting new addition to the Wellbeing for Life Training Calendar includes a new programme of ‘Train the Trainer’ which is aimed to provide individuals who already have some experience of delivering sessions, the opportunity to up skill or refresh their knowledge base. The latest addition is the 1-day course in Train the Trainer on Healthy Eating.

***NEW*** We are excited to be one of the first training centres in the North East able to offer a new tiered training programme. In this calendar we are offering the introductory session Connect 5 - Brief Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness, which is a mental health promotion training programme that is designed to increase the confidence and skills of front line staff so they can be more effective in having conversations with the people they work with about mental health and wellbeing, Help people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes. Once you have attended this session you can progress to the further 2 levels of training. 

Please share this calendar with your networks in County Durham, and please distribute copies of the calendar to your local community centres for their notice boards. Feel free to contact us on Tel: 01325 327460 to discuss any bespoke training needs you may have. Browse the courses and Book online www.hits.cdd.nhs.uk