Training with Washington Mind
Washington Mind are able to deliver a range of training courses that will fit with the needs of all levels of your organisation.
We firmly believe, as evidenced in recent research and good practice guidance, that developing a mentally health workplace involves a whole organisational approach.
The range of mental health courses that we offer are therefore designed to suit the roles and responsibilities of different people within your organisation.
A Whole Organisational Approach
Understaning mental health and wellbeing by creating a cultural change throughout your organisation through Wellbeing Training for staff
Increase Mental Health Awareness for your whole organisation
Manage and promote mental health and wellbeing in your teams
Develop essential skills for managers, supervisors, HR, occupational health and health advocates.
Intervene and offer support
Learn in depth knowledge and skills to enable staff to support each other, customers and service users.
Why choose Washington Mind
Knowledge, Experience and Expertise
Not all training is the same. For over 20 years Washington Mind have been developing and delivering training. We use the knowledge, experience and expertise of our service users, staff team and the wider mental health community to develop and deliver training packages that meet the needs of businesses, educational settings and organisations
Highly qualified and experienced staff and lived experience co-production
Developing our training from the view point of those who have experienced mental health issues allows a unique insight into how people have disclosed their mental health issues and the benefits of timely support.
All of our trainers have years of experience in mental health as well as training. This includes mental health advocacy, mental health social work, psychology and teacher training.
A local knowledge of services and resources
All of our training includes signposting information based on direct knowledge and use of local and national services and resources.
Over the last 5 years alone, we have trained over 7,000 people
Over the last 5 years alone, we have trained over 7,000 people in:
- 1 in 4 Mental Health Awareness
- Resilience and coping with stress
- A LIFE Worth Living suicide prevention + intervention
- Understanding Self-Harm
- Mental Health First Aid (both one and two day courses)
- Listening Skills
Interactive and enjoyable sessions
All of our courses are delivered in an interactive, experiential and supportive way so participants can learn in a memorable, useful way and focus on what they can do to support others and themselves.
Everything we deliver is based on current good practice and grounded in a sound evidence base.
Washington Mind’s mission is to work in partnership with our community to promote recovery and improve mental health and wellbeing. All of our income is used to further provide services, raise awareness and support local people in the North East.
Did you know?
We also provide service level agreements delivering a quality counselling service for business and organistaions across the North East and support the devlopment of policies and procedures.
Our training has already been successfully delivered to several organisations across the region, including:
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