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The Wealth Within

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Homeless Link

Minories House

2-5 Minories

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EC3N 1BJ

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Do you want to change yourself and your world? Are you looking for inspiration for your next steps?

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Do you want to change yourself and your world? Are you looking for inspiration for your next steps?

Do you want to identify your own skills and talents, gain the confidence to contribute effectively in group discussions and meet like-minded people?

If yes, then The Wealth Within is for you! In these difficult times, Expert Link have developed this free course as a gift to help you recognise and understand the incredible skills that you have, give you the tools you need to recognise and ask for what you want, and help you make a positive change to yourself and your world .

The Wealth Within has been developed by people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages, for people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages.

You will learn:

  • How to get rid of the labels that are given to us and understand our stories, skills and talents
  • The importance of giving and receiving feedback as a way of being kind to ourselves and others
  • What our values are and how these help us to connect with people
  • How to develop what we want, from a flat request to a big picture change!

Previous attendees

To date over 1000 fantastic people have participated in Expert Link training. Individual participants have reported successes such as moving into employment, having books published, presenting their own local radio show, picking up recovery, setting up successful homelessness projects, inspired meaningful co-production within their service. and creating local networks alongside others aiming to make a positive change to society.

“I have learnt to let down barriers and accept positive feedback about myself” - Steve

“Another thing which stood out for me was ‘The Gift of Feedback.’ I was nervous but the way David encouraged me and made me feel safe I got up and done it and felt confident even though I was out of my comfort zone.” - Shaun

“Because of The Incredible You everyone I now meet everyone has skills and abilities and in my personal life on buses and trains I am now viewing everyone like that” - Jon

“People never thought of a lot of the many skills and assets that The Incredible You identified and will continue to keep recognising their skills and talents” - Darren

“The Ask Tool Kit made it clear what I was asking was what I really wanted” - Lee

“Ask Toolkit helped to cement a lot of things in my life moving forwards”- Lewis

“’Ask Tool Kit’ really stood out and made me really focused to pursue what I want.” -Sarah

About Expert Link

Expert Link is a peer led organisation championing the voice of people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages, including homelessness, mental health issues, substance misuse, offending and domestic violence and abuse. We advocate for a world where people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages are treated as equal partners in decisions made about our lives.

We have a national network of people with lived experience of multiple disadvantages, using their wisdom to influence local and national policy. Our network is diverse, brought together by a programme of strengths-based training which supports people with lived experience to be involved in service development and influencing national policy change.

About your trainer

David has experienced childhood trauma, substance addiction, mental illness and homelessness, as well as having been on active service while a member of the armed forces. He currently Heads up Expert Link (which he founded), is a trustee of the London based homeless charity Thames Reach and sits on the Governments Rough Sleepers Advisory Panel. David has also contributed to a number of research projects including co-authoring Hard Edges: Mapping Severe and Multiple Disadvantage in England.

Further training dates to be added for Hampshire and Leeds – details TBC

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