Public Health Training - A practical guide to www.happyoksad.org.uk, Warrington’s mental health awareness website

Course name
A practical guide to www.happyoksad.org.uk, Warrington’s mental health awareness website
Course information

Who can attend the workshop?
The workshop is open to front line workers and volunteers from not-for-profit organisations, which support Warrington residents. The training is aimed at people whose work role might involve them signposting clients or colleagues to mental health services.

Purpose
To enable front line workers to easily locate information about local and national mental health services, campaigns and resources, for the people they support.

Learning outcomes
Following the workshop we anticipate people will have increased knowledge of:

  • how to locate information about local and national mental health services
  • the range of mental health services available in Warrington
  • how to access local mental health services
  • key mental health campaigns
  • how to navigate the Happy? OK? Sad? website
  • mental health promotion resources available

Workshop content
This is an interactive workshop which guides people around the Happy? OK? Sad? site and explains how to navigate it. The session also outlines some of the resources and opportunities which Warrington’s Public Health Team offers.

The session involves participants completing an exercise in pairs, by navigating the Happy? OK? Sad? site on their own phones, tablets or computers. If you’re booking onto the session and don’t have a device on which you can access the internet, then please let us know at the time you book and we’ll arrange for a device to be made available.

Workshop duration: one hour.

Where will the workshop be held?
The workshop will be held in the Conference Room, New Town House, Buttermarket Street, Warrington WA1 2NH.

Is there a cost?
The workshop is free, but there’s a charge for non-attendance. If you book onto the session and don’t turn up, then your organisation will be charged. There will also be a charge if you cancel your place less than two weeks before the date of the training.

The training is for front line workers and volunteers from not-for-profit organisations, which support Warrington residents. If you attend a session and you are not eligible to attend, then your organisation will be charged. For more details on charges you can download the Cancellation and Non-Attendance Policy

Checking training dates and booking onto the session
The session is delivered several times a year. If you are a manger booking staff on to the training, then we ask that you don’t book more than three people from the same team, onto the same training date. This is to ensure a good mix of people with different roles and experiences, as it tends to create a better learning environment.

You can check the dates; the availability of places on each date; and book yourself on via the link below.

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Booking queries

If you have queries about the booking process, please email publichealthtraining@warrington.gov.uk

Request that this training is delivered to a group

Request this course for between 12 - 20 of your staff