Training and Events – Calendar

Mental Health Awareness – Level 1 – Fully Booked

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This session is aimed at volunteers with local community groups who want to increase their awareness and understanding of mental health issues so that they can improve their own wellbeing and be better placed to support others.

Specifically the course will cover:

  • what is meant by the term mental health
  • the definition and causes of mental health difficulties
  • common perceptions of mental health difficulties
  • how stereotyping can affect perceptions
  • where appropriate support can be sought and
  • cultural diversity within mental health issues

The course is accredited by the Northern College of Further Education (NCFE), through Kendal College, and delivered by South Lakeland Mind.

Introduction to Volunteering

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If you would like to know more about volunteering and/or are interested in volunteering for a local organisation/charity then come along to this small informal session.

It will provide you with information about:

  • becoming a volunteer
  • the range of local volunteering opportunities
  • local organisations looking to recruit volunteers
  • the benefits of volunteering
  • how to get involved in volunteering

For further details download the flier here

Living with and Beyond Cancer – Lunch and Learn

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This session is for everyone involved with the care of people living with cancer

We will discuss :

  • Summary of the key findings Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA) Trust survey
  • The story so far HNA pilot Urology
  • What is the  Gold Standard  for HNA
  • What can we do to move closer to the Gold Standard—next steps

If you would like to book a place please download the booking form below or email: info@cumbriacvs.org.uk

Fire Marshalling

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This session has been designed for any members of staff designated as fire warden for their workplace – or looking to become this.

Delegates will learn about the causes and effects of fires, as well as how to prevent their spread and implement necessary emergency procedures. The course complies with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005  and covers:

AWAZ English Language Support Volunteer Information Session

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AWAZ Cumbria is looking for volunteers to provide English language support for individuals from ethnic minority groups. It might be helping:

  • An individual who feels isolated because they don’t have the confidence to speak English
  • A child struggling to keep up with the language in the classroom
  • A parent struggling to communicate with the school and other parents

If you have some spare time and want to volunteer to help with English Language Support then book your volunteer place today to find out more about this Cumbria Community Integration Project.

Barrow Funding Event

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Speak directly to funders; access essential funding information, advice and support; network with other local organisations.

Funders include Cumbria County Council, Hadfield Trust, Francis C Scott Trust, Heritage Lottery Fund, the Big Lottery Fund, Walney Extension Community Fund, Charity Bank, BBC Children in Need, and the Sir John Fisher Foundation.

AWAZ English Language Support Volunteer Information Session

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AWAZ Cumbria is looking for volunteers to provide English language support for individuals from ethnic minority groups. It might be helping:

  • An individual who feels isolated because they don’t have the confidence to speak English
  • A child struggling to keep up with the language in the classroom
  • A parent struggling to communicate with the school and other parents

If you have some spare time and want to volunteer to help with English Language Support then book your volunteer place today to find out more about this Cumbria Community Integration Project.

Confidence Building

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This session will help you to develop the confidence to deal effectively with a range of situations.

By the end of this session you will:

  • have defined and measured your own confidence and self-esteem level
  • have discussed the benefits of being more confident
  • have understood the consequence of negative thoughts and how to overcome them
  • have identified barriers to being confident

To download a flier click here
To download a booking form click here

Safeguarding/Adult Protection

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This is an essential training opportunity if you support vulnerable adults.

The training will cover:

  • What is Safeguarding and Adult Protection
  • Who is a vulnerable adult and what constitutes abuse
  • Different types of abuse, how to spot it and what to do
  • How to report concerns
  • How to handle situations confidently and sensitively

To download a flier click here
To download a booking form click here

Emergency First Aid at Work

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The QA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) approved course is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace or anyone requiring a comprehensive one day first aid course.  It will equip individuals with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations. Certification is valid for three years.

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