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Wellbeing Courses

The Wellbeing Team offers a wide range of health improvement training. These courses are delivered by accredited trainers and can be tailored to suit the needs of your organisation or community. Courses offered by the team include:

Alcohol Reduction (Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice)

This four hour course offers an evidence based approach to helping participantsto identify when individuals are drinking at increasing and higher levels, and are not typically seeking help for an alcohol problem. 

Participants will learn how to identify alcohol users who may benefit from a brief intervention using an AUDIT screening tool, and practice skills and techniques for delivering simple advice and more extensive interventions.

This course is free. Click here for more information and to book your place.

 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

This two day, research based, interactive and practical course enables participants to develop an understanding of people who have thoughts of suicide, to identify risk and to develop the skills and confidence to deliver effective engagement and communication in order to apply 'suicide first aid'.

This course costs £60 per person, or £36 per person for Wellbeing Champions or Workplace Wellbeing Charter employees. Click here for more information and to book your place.

 

Make Every Contact Count (formerly Brief Advice for Healthier Lifestyles)

This interactive and practical course is usually delivered over one to four hours and is an evidence based approach which covers theoretical models and local lifestyles information to provide an overview of key health messages. Participants will gain a better understanding of their own attitudes and beliefs about healthier lifestyles, and develop the confidence and skills to help improve the health of their community, workplace or voluntary organisation.

This course is free. Click here for more information and to book your place.

 

Mental Health First Aid

This intensive, interactive and practical two day course provides an overview of common mental health problems as well as information, tools and techniques to enable you to support someone who may be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

This course costs £60 per person, or £36 per person for Wellbeing Champions or Workplace Wellbeing Charter employees. Click here for more information and to book your place.

 

Mental Health First Aid for Armed Forces

This intensive, interactive and practical two day course provides an overview of common mental health problems as well as information, tools and techniques to enable you to support veterans and families of both serving and veteran Armed Forces personnel who may be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

This course costs £60 per person, or £36 per person for Wellbeing Champions or Workplace Wellbeing Charter employees. Click here for more information and to book your place.

 

Mental Health First Aid Youth

This intensive, interactive and practical two day course provides an overview of common mental health problems as well as information; tools and techniques to enable you to support young people aged 8-18 who may be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

This course costs £60 per person, or £36 per person for Wellbeing Champions or Workplace Wellbeing Charter employees. Click here for more information and to book your place.

 

Mental Health First Aid Lite

This four hour introductory course enables participants to gain a wider understanding of some of the issues surrounding mental health; how and why positive and negative mental health affects an individual's life, and to work more effectively with people experiencing mental health problems.

This course costs £25 per person, or £15 per person for Wellbeing Champions or Workplace Wellbeing Charter employees. Click here for more information and to book your place.

 

Smoking Cessation Workshop

This 1.5 day workshop is specifically designed for front-line clinical staff,  giving all the tools and knowledge to deliver up to date smoking cessation advice to clients.  After attending this workshop you will be registered with the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing Team and will be ready to start working with clients in your clinical setting. 

The workshop is classroom based for 1st full day and second half day. It is a requirement that delegates book into a clinic to shadow a specialist from our team within two weeks of completing the training. There is also an online training which is highly recommended and will be discussed on Day 1.

This course costs £60. For more information and to book your place please email livewell.training@nhs.net or call 01752 437177.

 

Smoking Cessation Update

This half day workshop provides an opportunity for registered advisers to refresh and update their knowledge and skills in relation to smoking cessation and the medications used to support people. It is also provides an opportunity for delegates to share and discuss cases from their current practise. 

This course is free and is mandated as part of the Local Enhanced Service for community advisers. For more information and to book your place please email livewell.training@nhs.net or call 01752 437177. 

 

Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing

This four hour evidence based, interactive and practical course provides participants with a better understanding of their own attitudes and beliefs about mental health and wellbeing, and how it can be protected and improved using the 'Five Winning Ways to Mental Health and Wellbeing'.

This course is free. Click here for more information and to book your place.

 

We can also offer bespoke courses where we can present the course at a venue, time and date to suit you / your staff, for 12 - 20 people at a 25% discount against standard course fees. Please email livewell.training@nhs.net or call 01752 437177 for more information.
 


Wellbeing Champion Training

Wellbeing Champion training provides the basics of how to positively impact the health and wellbeing of the people in your company/organisation/community; how to run simple healthy lifestyle projects; and how to make a difference in people’s health and wellbeing. 

This 6 hour course (9:30am – 3:30pm) provides information on these 4 main areas of healthy lifestyle: diet, physical activity, smoking cessation and sensible drinking.

To find out more about Wellbeing Champions Training please call on 01752 437177 or email: wellbeingat.work@nhs.net.

Click here to book your place.