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Committee Room 1

County Hall

Derbyshire County Council



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  • Are you a professional who works with deaf children and young people?
  • Do you want creative ideas to help you support their emotional health and well-being?

Our one-day interactive training day will help you know how to effectively use the Healthy Minds resource. You will have opportunities to try these techniques and methods throughout the day, sharing further knowledge and ideas with other like-minded professionals. You’ll leave the training feeling inspired and confident to encourage deaf children and young people to explore ideas and create strategies to prevent low self-esteem and poor mental health.

Key themes:

  • Understanding the Healthy Minds programme and why it is important
  • Ways to develop good emotional vocabulary
  • Identifying support mechanisms and networks
  • Understanding identity
  • Owning and managing deafness

What do delegates say?

“I think the subject matter is really important and these resources help to structure interventions”
Teacher of the Deaf, London, June 2016

“Very holistic approach – looking at ambitions and aspirations for unique people”
Specialist practitioner in hearing impaired unit. Stoke, April 2016


Who is the course for?

Education, Health and Social Care professionals working with deaf children

Do I need to book my own communication support?

No - please let us know what communication support you require and we will book it for you.

How much does it cost?

£95 per delegate, payable via credit/debit card, cheque and invoice.

Can I book a place without a purchase order number?

Yes. If you are waiting for a PO number to be approved, enter 'to be confirmed' when registering and let us know the number once approved.

How do I find out your bank details?

If you need our bank details in order to add the National Deaf Children's Society as a supplier on your finance system, again please contact us and we can send these to you (training@ndcs.org.uk).

Do I need to do any prep before attending?

No, however we do ask that you complete the following survey before attending:


What are my transport options for getting to and from the event?

County Hall is approximately 5 minute drive / 20 minute walk from Matlock train station.

Car parking

There is car parking onsite, please view the Council's map online here: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/images/County_Hall_Site_tcm44-8467.pdf

Is lunch provided?

Please note that lunch is not provided. Delegates will be asked to bring their own lunch or make use of any local cafes. Refreshments, such as tea, coffee and water will be available.

Can I give my place to a friend or colleague if I can't come?

Yes, however you must notify us in advance, at least 5 days before the workshop takes place via training@ndcs.org.uk

What if I need to cancel?

If the;

  • Delegate cancels 20 working days or less before the planned date, a charge of 100% of the total cost will be made

  • Delegate cancels 21 - 30 working days before the planned date, a charge of 50% will be made

  • Delegate cancels 31 working days before the planned date, no charge will be made.

Interested in our other courses?

Take a look at our website

If you have any further questions, please contact us on 0121 234 9832 (v) or training@ndcs.org.uk.

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