Raising awareness about Mental Health and the impact of mental health issues on families is a key objective of Cheshire West and Chester local authority. With this in mind we were pleased to deliver this dynamic training course to a range of staff from services across the borough including colleagues from the police, social care, schools and family support/early interventions services.
Practitioners were given the opportunity to learn within pairs, small groups, and direct teaching which enabled them to identify the local support on offer and raise awareness within their teams. The group were introduced to mindfulness, allowing them practice ideas to work with complex families reducing risk, building resilience and supporting their families.
“Good overview of common mental health issues – risks/symptoms/treatments”
“I am taking away a much better understanding of symptoms and mental health conditions”
“Met the learning outcomes, very informative and interesting”
“Good levels of interaction and information sharing”