Training Opportunities

Mental Health Training, Learning and Education Opportunities May – June 2024

Belfast Community of Interest Training & Education Subgroup

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Course / Programme  Date, Time, Venue  Who’s it for?  Registration
Belfast Recovery College Prospectus
Delivered by Recovery College Peer Educators
Ongoing Programme of free Training for members of the community in Belfast
Both online and face-to-face
Recovery College courses include:
Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP); Living with Anxiety; Compassion Fatigue; Top Tips for Looking After Yourself; Living with Self Harm; Living with Personality Disorder
Tel: 028 9504 3059 or Email the College
Self-Compassion: Why The Way We Talk to Ourselves Matters
Delivered by South Eastern & Western Health and Social Care Trusts
19th June 2024 10AM to 1:00 PM
Via Zoom
There is good evidence that practicing self compassion can improve mental well-being. This workshop is open to anyone over 18 and will introduce self- compassion to participants, what it is and how to make the most of it, create the opportunity to experience some self-compassion exercises and offer some tools to keep the work going after the workshop. Email to register
Building Our Children’s Developing Brains
Delivered by South Eastern & Western Health and Social Care Trusts
25th June 2024 10AM to 1:00 PM
Via Zoom
Building Our Children’s Developing Brain is about supporting parents/carers to strengthen their children’s emotional awareness and self-regulation.
The session will equip you with a range of tools, simple techniques and practical strategies which you can then use with confidence. Additionally, you will have access to a booklet and page tiger platform which can be shared with families.
Email to register
Making Our Nervous System Work For Us- Using the Polyvagal Theory to Improve Well-Being
Delivered by South Eastern & Western Health and Social Care Trusts
18th June 2024 10am—1pm
Via Zoom
In this workshop, participants will increase learning about our nervous system, the role of the Vagus nerve, and the Polyvagal Theory.
With an on-line version of the workbook, it will enable using this material with service users, with exercises to help to improve self-regulation This work is psycho-education to present information and introduce self help that is up to the participants how they make use of it.
Email ed.sipler@setrust.hscni.netto register

Mental Health Improvement and Suicide Prevention Training

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Free Online Training to Support Your Mental Health

There are a wide range of training courses available on the themes of mental health, emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention.
The Training Guide below lists online courses which are currently available free of charge in NI.

For information on other training opportunities available on these topics please contact Free Training – T1 (