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General Information

 

Corporate Training

  • How is your team’s wellbeing? - One in four of your team will have some form of mental illness in their lifetime and the majority will experience low mental wellbeing. We know this damages your operation in terms of sickness, productivity, retention and morale.
  • Why should you care?Wellbeing is fast becoming a great opportunity for companies to increase employee productivity, engagement and make you a preferred employer for new recruits. Investing in the wellbeing of your team will drive your business forward, no less than 30% of employees leave their job because of poor wellbeing in the work place.
  • How can we help? -One of the services that we offer is training sessions on mental wellbeing in the workplace. Our courses are delivered to employers, managers and team members, they are a great starting point for you to become a mindful employer of choice. The courses are delivered by trainers with skills such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Occupational Psychology, we create a positive learning experience for team members and managers alike.
  • Why us? - As a Charity we can provide courses to you at a cost that does not have any shareholder profit built in. Our motivation is that if we perform proactive work with your team at this stage it will stop issues developing into severe illness that develop complex needs and require greater resource to fix.

We offer many types of courses and also bespoke training if required. Please contact us to talk about how we can help, or call 01789 298615.

 

General Training

We also provide general training:

  • General mental health awareness
  • General mental health awareness for young people
  • Understanding anxiety and stress
  • Mindfulness
  • Five ways to wellbeing

Springfield Mind are also happy to discuss any other training requirements you may need around mental health and wellbeing and can deliver bespoke sessions.

To download our training brochure, click here

For further information on the importance of mental health wellbeing in the workplace place. please download these infographics on; How to encourage mental health conversations in the work placeMaking your workplace mentally healthyLine Managers and workplace wellbeing and Why should employers care about employee mental health?

 

The individual programmes offered are listed in the menu above

 

 

Our Trainers

Hannah

Hannah is a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. (BSc Hons Pgdip CBT). She has over 14 years’ experience of working within the NHS and private sector within mental health. She has also been a guest lecturer for the Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) and the Masters Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) course at Chester University.

Alongside her training role with Springfield Mind, Hannah works in an adolescent inpatient unit for people suffering with eating disorders and also successfully runs a private outpatients clinic where she sees both adults and adolescents with a wide range of problems.

Hannah is an enthusiastic and engaging trainer who helps to generate an inquisitive nature into mental health.

Lisa

Lisa has a background in Occupational Psychology and works within the field of Vocational Rehabilitation where she case managed hundreds of individuals with a variety of physical and mental health conditions. Through this experience she has developed a practical approach to her training, providing managers and employees with tools and techniques to directly apply in the workplace to manage their mental health. 

Lisa is a Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP) and has the Level 3 Award in Education & training as well as being a TAP.Certified training practitioner. She has developed and delivered mental wellbeing training for a wide range of public and private sector organisations including DHL Supply Chain, Highways Agency, Cabinet Office, M&S and Santander. She is passionate about promoting improved mental wellbeing and works with local businesses and charities to grow awareness in this area.  

Paul

Paul qualified in 2017 as a Mental Health First Aid Trainer following study at the University of Nottingham. A passionate advocate of mental health generally and in the work place. Paul brings insightful lived experience and acts for his local Mind as an Expert by Experience ad as a champion for community relations. Paul has been succesful in initiating a new approach to Peer Support within existing services, as well as taking a supportive role in quality assurance. Where Springfield Mind achieved the Charity Commissions highest accolade. Paul is on the National Mind Quality Assurance steering group, and also the Mind service users group.

Brendah

Brendah has experience as a general nurse, midwife and psychiatric Nurse in the UK and abroad. She set up training and support for carers and bereavement support for children in South Africa. She supervised, mentored and wrote materials for workers in the field of mental health and bereavement as well as teaching methods of support for children's groups. 

She has a BA (Hons) in Psychology; MA in Antidiscrimination Communication in Training, developing a Training Package on Bereavement based on equality principles that can be applied to all training. Brendah trained for 5 years on an MSc in Transactional Analysis and had a Psychotherapy practice in North London and South Africa. She is also a teacher and has a PGCE. 

Brendah is also trained as a Mental Health First Aid Approved Instructor, training Public Health and Community Groups in Mental Health First Aid in the West Midlands. She also has a Diploma in Mindfulness and also in Compassion. 

As a pastime she writes stories for children who are Young Carers and addresses issues of coping with emotional problems especially feelings experienced during bereavement .