Connect 5 Mental Wellbeing in Everyday Practice

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Getting a better understanding of mental health in everyday practice

This course is for anyone supporting people with mental illness, and is a mental health promotion programme with 3 levels, that is designed to increase the confidence and skills of front line staff so that they can help people to manage mental health problems, and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive change; no previous mental health training required.. 


"I have thoroughly enjoyed the training. A balanced amount of training practically and theory. I enjoyed listening to other professionals. The trainers were excellent and kept the group motivated and engaged throughout"

For more information email or call 01782 262100.

Session 1 Course Content

  • Ways of seeing and understanding mental health and mental illness
  • How common are mental health problems?
  • Two Public Health models
  • Key skills for wellbeing conversations
  • Signposting to local support services


Half day workshop

Session 2 Course Content

  • The 'Five Areas' model, re-visited
  • Having wellbeing conversations skills, attitudes and attention
  • Five opportunities to practice: using skills, applying the model, using the BATHE technique, exploring intensity and impact
  • Stepping up, signposting, services and resources


Full day workshop (Must have already attended Session 1)


Session 3 Course Content

  • Reflection on, and consolidation of, previous learning
  • A look at scaling, and an opportunity to practice
  • Practice at breaking the cycle in relation to situation, behaviour, thought, feelings and physical
  • Implementing change in practice
  • Final reflections and evaluation


Full day workshop (Must have already attended Session 1 & 2