Suffolk Mind internal training 

We have a number of internal training opportunities at Suffolk Mind. See a list of courses and booking details below. Please remember to check with your manager before booking.

If the following course dates are not suitable for you, please contact us on [email protected]

Book your place on any of the below courses here

CARES (Crisis Advice & Recovery – Enhanced Support)

Our experts have created this comprehensive CARES programme using the Emotional Needs and Resources approach for anyone supporting others. It incorporates our key training courses as part as one programme. The CARES training programme is delivered in 7 full day sessions. Please note, you will need to attend every session below to receive a course completion certificate:

January 2022 Programme

13th January 2022, 9am to 1.30pm – Your Needs Met 

27th January 2022, 9am to 3pm – Working effectively with the human brain – The APET Model

10th February 2022, 9am to 12pm – Understanding the Mental Health Continuum

3rd March 2022, 9am to 1.30pm – Effective Communication for Wellbeing

10th March 2022, 9am to 4pm – A framework for supporting wellbeing: RIGGAR 

24th March 2022, 9am to 3pm – Suicide and Self Harm

14th April, 9am to 12.30pm – Cycle of Addiction & 1.30pm to 4pm – Ethics and Wellbeing

September 2022 Programme

7th September 2022, 9am to 1.30pm – Your Needs Met 

22nd September 2022, 9am to 3pm – Working effectively with the human brain – The APET Model

5th October 2022, 9am to 12pm – Understanding the Mental Health Continuum

20th October 2022, 9am to 1.30pm – Effective Communication for Wellbeing

2nd November 2022, 9am to 4pm – A framework for supporting wellbeing: RIGGAR 

17th November 2022, 9am to 3pm – Suicide and Self Harm

30th November 2022, 9am to 12.30pm – Cycle of Addiction & 1.30pm to 4pm – Ethics and Wellbeing

Effective Communitcation for Wellbeing

Effective Communication for Wellbeing is a skills-based training course, providing you with practical tools to help you go communicate effectively with members of your team, group, friends or family – including when they are experiencing stress.

This training will help you understand your own wellbeing, and that of people around you – whether at work, home or in any other context.

This course will help you talk to people experiencing shock or high levels of stress and anxiety, people contemplating suicide, self-harmers, and those experiencing out-of-control rage.

Dates for this course:

Tuesday 14th June 2022, 9am – 1.30pm

Monday 5th December 2022, 9am – 1.30pm

Sleep Well, Work Well 

This workshop helps to raise awareness of the importance of sleeping well and the impact that this can have on our daily life and is based on knowledge of up to date sleep research. 

This course will provide you with practical tools and techniques to help you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to go. 

Dates for this course:

Wednesday 9th February 2022, 2pm – 3.30pm

Tuesday 2nd August 2022, 9am – 10.30am

Keeping Calm, Mindful Breathing 

During this training session you will learn a powerful and practical breathing exercise, which increases awareness of, and works with, the mind-body system to lower stress. You will learn what mindful breathing is and how to do it as well as well as finding out what the benefits are. 

Dates for this course:

Wednesday 25th April 2022, 9am – 10am

Wednesday 5th October 2022, 1pm – 2pm