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Managing your Mental Health
Online Training

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When

Wed, 19 May from
09:30 to 10:30 (BST)

Where

Cost

From £95

About the training

The session will give an overview of what is meant by mental health and mental ill health.  Also covered is an awareness of stress, loneliness, and isolation, which can be prevalent during a pandemic.

Benefits of attending

Attending the session will provide you with some of the signs and symptoms of stress, loneliness and isolation and give you some tools and tips of what you can do to help self and others

Who should attend?

This awareness session is suitable for all who are interested in these topic areas and are wanting to be able to support others.

Costs & how to book

This training session costs £95 for SFHA members and £120 for non members.

To book your place use the 'Book Now' button at the top of this page.

You will receive the link for the session around 24 hours the session is due to start which you will use on the day to access it.

We are broadcasting this session on Zoom.

 

How to join this webinar?

On a PC or Mac, using web browser:

You do not need to install any software to join this Zoom meeting. You can do it through a web browser.

Please do not join using a VPN or remote desktop server.

  • Click on the URL that you are sent
  • A new tab will open on your preferred web browser.
  • Please note if you do not have the Zoom desktop app installed, the page will urge you to download the app. Ignore this message and skip down to the small print: "If you cannot download or run the application, join from your browser”.
  • Click the highlighted text in "join from your browser".
  • Sign in with your name to join the meeting.

On a PC or Mac, if you have the Zoom app installed: 

  • You can join the Zoom webinar by using the Zoom.us app 
  • When clicking the link, it will open in a new browser window
  • Click on the prompt to 'Open zoom.us', this will either open or download the Zoom app
  • Once the app is open, clicking on the link will direct you to webinar
  • Before the start, you will be asked to enter your email address

On a tablet* or smartphone*
*You can only join the Zoom webinar on a tablet or smartphone by using the Zoom app

  • Download the app from the App Store on iPhone or Google market on android
  • Once app is downloaded, click the link and it will open in Zoom.us app
  • Before the start, you will be asked to enter your email address

Meeting format information

This session will be run as a Zoom meeting. This will allow you to have your camera and, when invited, microphone enabled. This will give you an opportunity to interact with the speaker and the other participants. We hope this will let you discuss and share good practice on this important topic.

The live event will open up 5 minutes before the scheduled start time and when you join you will be placed in a waiting room until a member of the SFHA team admits you.

Data and privacy policy for virtual events and webinars

  • The online recordings of webinars and conferences using Zoom and Teams will be used on the SFHA website to provide insight and information post-event.
  • SFHA has considered the 3rd party usage and security of both applications and found these both suitable and applicable to meet our privacy and data protection standards.
  • We may also use these recordings for information sharing, promotion and publicity, this also includes social media use. Personal details and identification will never be recorded or shared if it is deemed inappropriate or not for legitimate interests.
  • By your attendance at the webinar/training/virtual conference, you acknowledge that you have been informed that your details may be shared for legitimate interests purposes only.
  • If you do not wish to be recorded, or details used for  as part of this conference, you should inform SFHA staff immediately.

Costs

Member Price £95

Non-member Price £120

Speakers

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Mechele Wimble
Mechele Wimble Training

Mechele is the director of Mechele Wimble Training. She holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and a Certificate in Training Practice. She is a trained mindfulness tutor and has worked in the Public, Private and Voluntary Sector.

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Mechele provides both off the shelf and bespoke mental health awareness training courses which are tailor-made for an organisation’s needs. Her training courses have been delivered throughout the United Kingdom, America, Europe and Australasia. She has worked with many companies, including Fyne Homes, Govan Housing Association, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow, Wood Mackenzie, Aegon, and Thales.

Amongst the bespoke training she offers, Mechele has written both online and face to face courses. Whilst working at the NHS she wrote several National training courses, one of which was Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid: Young People’s Course. As well as writing the DVD scripts and being involved in the filming and website development, she also wrote and delivered the train the trainer course to trainers throughout Scotland. Mechele has now delivered the course to over 300 teachers. Furthermore, she has recently launched her new training course for teens, helping them to support peers who may be experiencing a mental health crisis.

Mechele is passionate about ensuring that everyone is aware of how to support both themselves and others when suffering a mental illness. Having worked herself in a variety of roles in organisations such as NHS Health Scotland, The Richmond Fellowship Scotland, Aspire Housing and Personal Development, and British Airways, she understands how mental health issues can affect employees working in busy and pressurised environments. She feels that if we know how to support someone sensitively and effectively, their recovery can happen a lot faster.

On a lighter note, Mechele also enjoys reading and is a volunteer with Open Book, while having lived in Scotland for 30 years, she still loves to travel to her native OZ to see her large family!

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