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Technicians Supporting Students' Wellbeing & Mental Health

Technicians Supporting Students' Wellbeing & Mental Health


This CPD is suitable for any technical and professional services staff who wish to understand mental health issues in relation to helping students in a pastoral role; and safeguard their own mental health. 
The one day interactive CPD will focus on developing skills and confidence to make effective approaches to students who may be struggling with anxiety or other mental health concerns. The CPD will provide practical help and guidance for technicians in understanding what is mental health, and how to signpost and refer students to University services and other online resources. We will also examine how to keep yourself well whilst helping others, and explore common concerns in regards to boundaries and possible interventions.

The aim is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to equip them in their workplace in relation to common mental health concerns of students.
Objectives of the course include exploring the following:

- Understand key facts about mental health for staff and students

- Thinking about how to identify early signs of anxiety within ourselves and others

- Understanding how to clearly signpost to suitable MH resources both within and outside your institution.

- Gaining an understanding of levels of intervention necessary when concerned about students

- Thinking about best practice in relation to working with students including
boundaries, confidentiality and self care.

- To disseminate solid mental health resources for use with students including CWT’s e-learning and SAD website.

It has been designed to accommodate various learning styles and to allow participants to learn from group discussions, individual reflection on their current practice. The participants will be encouraged to implement learnt skills within their work.

HFFC-015 -Member Cost (Onsite Course)


HFFC-015 -Non-Member Cost (Onsite Course)


HOC015 - Member Cost (Online Course)


HOC015 - Non-Member Cost (Online Course)


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