Training 2019-09-24T12:13:22+01:00

Courses from South Gloucestershire Public Health (no charge)

Email to book training in your setting, or individuals can register on bookable courses via our Learning portal:

  • Promoting positive youth mental health – ½ and full day introductory courses on mental health awareness and promoting resilience
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid – 1 and 2 day courses on spotting the signs and symptoms of mental health problems and providing initial support
  • STORM – 2-day children and young people’s self-harm and suicide prevention skills training. Suitable for those working with complex people or situations. Most courses are invitation only as this is aimed at professionals working with the highest level of risk.

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Courses from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) (no charge)

3 hour modules running twice each in South Gloucestershire in 2019. Book places via our Learning portal:

  • Anxiety in 5-11 year olds
  • Anxiety and school refusal
  • Emotional dysregulation
  • Body image and eating issues
  • Urgent mental health concerns (including hearing voices and psychosis)
  • ADHD and ASC in schools
  • Low mood and depression
  • Trauma and bereavement

Courses from Off the Record

Diffusion – doing mental health differently. We run a variety of training courses to give people the confidence, knowledge and skills to support young people’s mental health. We draw on fifty years experience of supporting young people and a unique take on mental health to offer engaging, relevant and practical training.

You can either attend one of our open courses at our offices in central Bristol or we can create a tailored version for your organisation and deliver it at your offices. More info at

  • Doing mental health differently
  • Real world resilience
  • CBT – A user’s guide
  • Working confidently with gender and sexuality
  • Mental health tools, tips and techniques
  • Working with race, culture, and difference in mental healthcare
  • Working with self harm and suicide

Course from Kooth (no charge)

Book training for your setting with Jayne Archer:

Kooth online mental health support for 11-19 year olds – 45 minute session for professionals on a brief history of Kooth, how it works, how young people sign up, how we manage Safeguarding and risk.

Online courses

MindEd – free education resource for adults, including ‘Learning Paths’ for schools and mental health leads –