Events - 15 Nov 18

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 through the Northern College of Further Education.
All attendees will be supported to complete a workbook during the session to achieve a level 1 qualification.

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.