Building Personal Resilience

This course is designed to support any individual, team or organisation looking to improve their capacity to manage adversity in a healthy way. It is highly relevant for the entire workforce and provides a useful toolkit to improve the confidence and skills necessary to promote resilience which impacts on personal development, achievements at work in addition to the family and community. at work and in the wider community.

A package of e-learning modules comes with the course and is particularly useful for those wishing to become a Mental Health First Aiders or Wellbeing Champions at work.

Our aim is to make resilience training and personal development as widespread, flexible and accessible as mandatory training such as Health and Safety. In addition to its value in developing personal resilience, this course will have an impact on the working, family and social lives of participants that decide to implement the ‘formula’ for resilience.

The online learning component of this programme is particularly useful for organisations that find it difficult to release staff for training for extended periods of team.

We recommend employers use this course as part of a ‘blended learning’ approach which includes face-to-face training delivered by an accredited Mental Health First Aid instructor.

Resilience Toolkit

Who should do the course?

Anyone interested in developing their capacity for personal growth and improve their ability to respond to adversity. The course is for anyone interested in learning first principles of resilience. Learners will discover how to apply ways of thinking and behaving that make them better able to prevent anxiety and deal with adversity when it inevitably occurs.

Course content

The Resilience Workshops are based on evidence and guidance drawn from sources including clinical and sports psychologists, educators and professional coaches.

Key learning objectives for the one-day course. On completion learners will be able to:

  1. Define resilience and describe its key characteristics
  2. Describe how resilience is related to stress, anxiety, physical health and emotional wellbeing
  3. List the key ingredients for resilience
  4. Apply the key cognitive and behavioural factors to improve responses to stress, anxiety and adversity in general
  5. Identify key areas for development in their own personal resilience
  6. Challenge negative thinking patterns
  7. Pinpoint key lifestyle factors which impact on resilience
  8. Apply principles of Mental Health First Aid.

Session 1: What is resilience, why is it important and how do I get it?

Session 2: Response-ability and resilience

Session 3: Mental Health and Positive Psychology

Session 4: A road map for the future

To find out more about Embrace Resilience training and consultancy please contact: 0161 928 9987

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