Booking is now open for our SWIFT Wellbeing Series | 2022 - 2023!
Even before Covid-19 and the aftermath, SWIFT has understood the importance of wellbeing for staff and students and has evolved a CPD wellbeing programme that brings up-to-date and practical training for colleagues to take back helpful strategies and knowledge into their own educational settings. Looking to the next academic year we are pleased to bring you the following dedicated wellbeing training:
THIS SESSION IS CANCELLED!
Session 1 | Mental Health Issues | Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing | Train-The-Trainer Sessions
Monday 7 November 2022 | 0900 - 1530
Countess Wear Community School, Glasshouse Lane, Exeter EX2 7BS
Course Trainer | Jessica Parker | Creative Education
This programme will commence with a facilitated full day workshop focusing on Spotting and Supporting Anxiety in Primary/Secondary School Children and Young People and guidance through the current mental wellbeing policy and data to provide an understanding of the current areas of need.
Following the workshop, group discussions will be facilitated as six half day bespoke online train-the-trainer sessions around what participants are seeing in their settings – not least the current challenges of low mood and depression, suicidal ideation, bereavement, bullying, vulnerable children, sleep problems and transitions.
The full day workshop will include the first train-the-trainer session.
Cost | SWIFT Members £125 | Non-Members £150 per person.
Session 2 | Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing
Wednesday 9 November 2022 | 1300 - 1500 | Online
Course Trainer | David Webster | Livewell Academy
This workshop provides participants with an understanding of mental health and wellbeing and helps to build confidence in identifying and supporting those in need and the course leads onto the two-day Mental Health First Aid Course.
Cost | SWIFT Members £45 | Non-Members £55 per person.
PLEASE BOOK BY Wednesday 2 November 2022.
Session 3 | Mental Health Awareness Training
Tuesday 28 February 2023 | 0930 – 1230 | Online
Course Trainer | Dr Karen Kershaw | Psychology Associates
This workshop will provide an understanding of common mental health difficulties, including main symptoms, and provide ideas from a variety of psychological therapies that can be used to bolster resilience and improve wellbeing. The strategies and additional ideas can be used to support colleagues.
Cost | SWIFT Members £35 | Non-Members £55 per person.
PLEASE BOOK BY Tuesday 21 February 2023.
Session 4 | Understanding Stress and Burnout
Tuesday 11 October 2022 | 1400 – 1600 | Online
Tuesday 21 January 2023 | 1400 – 1600 | Online
Tuesday 9 May 2023 | 1400 – 1600 | Online
Course Trainer | Chrissie Evans | Case UK
This three-session programme will explore what impacts mental health, including stress and burnout. It will look at how the body can be affected and ways to manage it and explore the pressure of work and the balance needed for wellbeing.
As part of this programme, participants will also have the opportunity to register for free one-to-one Wellbeing Surgeries for Mental Health Support.
Cost | SWIFT Members £45 | Non-Members £65 per person.
PLEASE BOOK BY Tuesday 4 October 2022.
FREE with any SWIFT Wellbeing Series course | Exploring the 5 Ways to Wellbeing
A recording of the “5 Ways to Wellbeing” by the Charlie Waller Trust is free with any booking from our Mental Wellbeing Series to be used in your school setting as part of your staff development training.
SWIFT is pleased to be working with Exeter Consortium Schools' Alliance on our Wellbeing Programme.