Parental Mental Health - FREE Additional Online Training Available

Every Life Matters is delivering FREE online training on the following topics.

FREE Half Day Online Training - Mental Health Awareness during February and March 2022

A series of mental health awareness sessions are being delivered on line during February and March and has been developed through Cumbria County Council Eden Community Development COMF funding and priority is given to those living or working in the Eden area.

This awareness session is open to anyone who wants to know more about mental health and wellbeing and what resources are available or as a refresher. 

At the end of the session a participant will have:

  • An understanding of what mental health is 
  • An appreciation of the prevalence of mental health issues and some of the factors that may affect mental health
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • Practical skills to pick up on the signs 
  • A level of confidence in supporting someone who has mental health issues or is in distress or crisis
  • An appreciation of what we can do to look after our wellbeing: the importance of self help and self care
  • Awareness of what resources and other support are available

Learning is through a mixture of presentation, video, discussion and small group work, and is delivered via zoom by our dedicated and experienced trainers. Participants will receive further support resources and a certificate of completion.

Dates:


FREE Two Hour Online Training - Safety Planning 

This 2 hour online session gives you the skills and tools to support an individual to develop their own safety plan. It is suitable for anyone in a support role who has already taken one of our suicide awareness or alertness courses, and wants to gain further skills in helping someone create a safety plan.

This is also an orange button training.

Dates:

  • 3rd March 2022 (9.30-11.30am)

  • 26th April 2022 (9.30-11.30am)

  • 26 May 2022 (9.30-11.30am)

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FREE Half Day Online Training - Self-Harm Alertness

This three hour online training session is suitable for school staff, health and social care practitioners, and anyone in the community who wants to know more about self-harm, and how they can support someone who is self-harming. The training covers:

  • Understanding what self-harm is and its prevalence
  • Reasons people may self-harm and the cycle of self-harm behaviour
  • Exploring coping and distraction strategies
  • Look at the concept of a Safe plan
  • The relationship between suicide and self-harm behaviour
  • Considering the roles of parents, carers and professional support

There is a focus on young people but the learning is transferable across all ages.

Dates:

  • 10th March 9:30 am – 12:30pm
  • 24th March 9:30am – 12:30pm
  • 25th April 9:30am - 12:30pm
  • 8th May 9:30am – 12:30pm

Booking is via Eventbrite - Every Life Matters Events | Eventbrite

FREE Half Day Online Training - Suicide Alertness

This half day online training session is aimed at anyone who wants to understand more about suicide, how to know when someone may be having thoughts of suicide, how to talk directly and comfortably about suicide, and what we can all do to offer practical support. 

Completion of the training will also qualify individuals for the countywide Orange Button scheme

Date: 

  • 22nd March 9:30am-1pm
  • 20th April 9:30am -1pm
  • 12th May 9:30am -1pm
  • 7th June 9:30am - 1pm
  • 30th June 9:30am – 1pm

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FREE Bitesize Online Training - Suicide Awareness

This one hour online training session is aimed at anyone who wants to understand more about suicide, how to know when someone may be having thoughts of suicide, how to talk directly and comfortably about suicide, and what we can all do to offer practical support.

Dates:

  • 14th March 2:00 -3:00pm
  • 10th May 12:00-1:00pm
  • June 8th 10:00- 11:00am

Booking is via Eventbrite - Every Life Matters Events | Eventbrite


FREE Half Day Online Training - Suicide First Aid

This course teaches and practices the skills and knowledge needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help create suicide-safety as a first aid approach. Understanding suicide interventions for people living or working in South Cumbria.

The course is taught using tutor-facilitated Socratic learning, mini-lectures, group work and audio-visual presentations. This is a highly interactive and emotionally engaging learning experience delivered via Zoom.

This course is fully funded by Lancashire and South Cumbria ICS – normal minimum cost per place £35. This is the final opportunity to attend this training as this funding is coming to an end.

  • Tuesday 1st March 9:30am – 1pm

Booking is via Eventbrite - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/suicide-first-aid-lite-virtual-tickets-250270875927


FREE 1 Hour Information Session - Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing. For Parents & Carers

This hour long session provides an insight into Mental Health, Self Harm and Suicide it is designed as an introduction for parents and carers or anyone who works with young people.The session aims for participants to:

  • What do we mean by mental health?
  • Myths and facts about mental health, self-harm and suicide
  • Tips on talking to young people
  • What support and resources are available to help?

Dates:

  • 21st March 1:30-2:30pm
  • 10th May 10:00 – 11:00am
  • 8th June 12:00 – 1:00pm

Booking is via Eventbrite - Every Life Matters Events | Eventbrite

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