6.5 hours (includes 30 minute break for lunch) Audience:
Aimed at all volunteer emergency responders in Scotland (for example Mountain Rescue, Search and Rescue, RNLI, Coastguard, Flood Volunteers, Red Cross, St Andrews First Aid, 4x4 Response. If unsure please contact our Advisor
. We wish to include as many response volunteers as possible.)Cost:
Online via MS TeamsDelegate numbers:
16 (We aim for a minimum of 6 to run a course)Pre-requisite:
Completion of Staying Well – Understanding Resilience and Self-Care
We know that relationships based on camaraderie, trust and respect act as a buffer against the challenges of working / volunteering for an emergency service. This workshop looks at what we can do to strengthen these supportive relationships. You will learn how to have helpful conversations with colleagues, how to recognise signs that someone may be struggling and what to do when you are worried about someone. Learning Outcomes •
Understanding of how social and peer support contribute to wellbeing and good mental health •
Ability to recognise signs of stress and distress in others, including common mental health problems •
Understanding of, and opportunity to practice, listening skills and supportive conversations •
Ability to recognise risk and respond when people are in crisis •
Knowledge of available support and how to link people to help •
Knowledge of how to take care of yourself when supporting othersRegister and join
Please register for this course using the form below. Joining instructions will then be sent ahead of the event.
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