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Resilience skills print version | course feedback

Duration: This is a one day course

Tutor(s): Chris Johnstone.


Notes: Please contact us for a detailed course outline with full agenda    

Course Outline

We live in times of uncertainty where the challenges of high stress environments present risks to both staff and clients. Resilience training has been shown to have a protective effect, helping to prevent depression and stress-related conditions. This course introduces strength-building positive psychology interventions of proven effectiveness, for staff wanting to protect their own wellbeing, and promote self-help skills in their clients.    



  • To develop participantsí understanding of how resilience can be strengthened by learnable skills.
  • To increase participantsí familiarity with resilience skills, with the dual benefit of protecting staff wellbeing and promoting the self-help capacity of clients.



    By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

    • Be aware of an evidence base showing that resilience training reduces the risk of depression, anxiety, stress related conditions and drink/drug misuse.
    • Recognise how growth mindsets can help recovery from setbacks.
    • Explore methods for drawing out strengths in themselves and/or clients.
    • Become more familiar with practical strategies for problem solving, recovering from setbacks, dealing with distress and improving relationships.



    Please contact us for an up to date course outline.    
    Competences - NHS KSF HWB1