Recovery in Practice

This one day course runs from 9.30am until 4.30pm and runs regularly.

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 Who should come on the course

 We view this course as one of the essentials for all staff and volunteers who are supporting people who have mental health difficulties.

Over the last 15 years, working with a recovery focus has been shown to be a vital way of supporting mental health and wellbeing. The course is based on the Essential Shared Capabilities and the Realising Recovery longer programmes which have been major practice development initiatives in Scotland.

The aims of the course
This course aims to enable staff to learn about how and why working with recovery is an underpinning framework to all mental health work.

The objectives of the course
Participants will:
  • Develop the practical habits and ways of working that builds recovery 
  • Gain a good understanding about why recovery is an essential practice 
  • Explore the different dimensions of what underpins recovery practice.
Our trainers
Duncan Wallace is the Learning and Development coordinator at Health in Mind. Duncan worked and lived with people who are homeless in London and Glasgow before moving into staff training and organizational development work where he has worked with many different types of health and social care organisations.

Alan Burnett is the Training and Development Assistant at Health in Mind and has lived experience of Schizophrenia.


Need help now?

If you or someone you care for is facing a crisis and in distress, please contact NHS 24 on 111 or your GP directly.

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Training Calendar

Upcoming Training

September 2017


Personal Safety 

Tuesday 5 September-half day                        

Mental Health Awareness

Thursday 7 September - half day

Working with Media

Monday 11 September - Full day



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