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  • CANCELLED - Mental Health and Work Indicator Training

    Created: 07/03/2018, Updated: 20/03/2018

    When: 13:00 - 16:00, Wednesday 21 March 2018
    Where: New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XT
    This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.

    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    20 March 2018 - Sorry, this event has been cancelled.

    This workshop is for Fife Council and Opportunities Fife Partnership funded employability staff and managers to gain knowledge and experience of using the new Mental Health and Work Indicator.

    The Delivering Differently Mental Health and Work indicator will be a requirement for all new employability service clients registered on FORT from 01 April 2018.

    The Delivering Differently Mental Health and Work Indicator is designed to be used as part of an organisation’s existing client interview/assessment process. Its purpose is to:

    • Help frontline staff have an appropriate (and supportive) conversation with people about how much their mental health might impact on their journey to work;
    • Ensure people who have more complex mental health problems are identified as early as possible and get signposted to appropriate support; and
    • Inform data on the scale on which mental health problems affect people on the employability pathway in Fife.

    Participants will also receive basic mental health awareness training and information on signposting to appropriate support.

    These workshops are being delivered by qualified staff from Fife IPS and Fife’s Occupational Therapy Department.

    They have been funded through the Fairer Fife programme and organised through Delivering Differently. Delivering Differently is a partnership between Fife Voluntary Action, Opportunities Fife Partnership, and Fife Health and Social Care Partnership that is working towards a Fife where people with mental health problems can easily access appropriate support as and when they are ready to make the journey (back) into work. 

    Please note that when you click ‘book a place(s) now’ that you are requesting a space at the training. You will get an e-mail through to confirm your request has been received. This is not a confirmation of booking. Your confirmation e-mail will be sent through when your place has been accepted.

    We request you arrive promptly so the event can begin sharply at 13.00 pm Teas, coffees and biscuits will be served from 12.45 pm 

    Phone: 01592 760720
    E-mail: [email protected]

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