Connect 5 Mental Health Training - Session 1

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Innovation Centre Medway

Maidstone Road

Chatham

ME5 9FD

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Connect 5 is a mental health promotion training programme giving skills and confidence in having effective conversations about mental health

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Connect 5 is an incremental three-session/ day programme. The programme underpins the principle of ‘Making Every Contact Count’ and supports the aim of making the best use of the skills and local contacts of frontline staff. Some staff will just undertake session 1 whilst others go on to do all three sessions.

Session 1 (half day) is Brief Advice designed to help participants better understand mental health, mental wellbeing and mental illness. Participants will also learn about local services and resources that enable people to help themselves. Participants will become confident to offer wellbeing advice within their everyday work role.

The purpose of session 1 is to:

• Develop the skills and confidence to discuss Mental health and wellbeing issues within daily practice

• Explain mental health and wellbeing by using specific public health models and self-help principles

• Recognise the qualities and attitudes needed to work with mental health and Wellbeing

• Identify local mental health and Wellbeing resources and services that support the community

This training is funded by the Kent and Medway STP and is free to attend for people who live or work in Kent and Medway. Please do not book on to this training if you are based outside of this area.

Parking is available at the venue but please observe signs and use the designated visitor parking. If you are attending with colleagues, please car share where possible.

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Innovation Centre Medway

Maidstone Road

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ME5 9FD

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