Training & Events Calendar

Aug
24
Thu
Poetry at the British Museum @ British Museum
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Poetry at the British Museum @ British Museum

Sign Up: Contact Healthy Minds. Attendance on both 24 & 25 August required.

The British Museum is full of fascinating objects with many stories to tell about where they have been and what they have seen. Join us on this two day workshop, exploring the British Museum’s collection and looking at objects in greater detail to write your own pieces of poetry.

The workshop will involve a number of group and individual activities to assist you in writing poetry inspired by the collection, exploring links between the past, present, London and the world.

Aug
25
Fri
Poetry at the British Museum @ British Museum
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Poetry at the British Museum @ British Museum

Sign Up: Contact Healthy Minds. Attendance on both 24 & 25 August required.

The British Museum is full of fascinating objects with many stories to tell about where they have been and what they have seen. Join us on this two day workshop, exploring the British Museum’s collection and looking at objects in greater detail to write your own pieces of poetry.

The workshop will involve a number of group and individual activities to assist you in writing poetry inspired by the collection, exploring links between the past, present, London and the world.

Aug
29
Tue
Wild Wellbeing Nature Walk @ CNSP, Camley Street Natural Park
Aug 29 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Wild Wellbeing Nature Walk @ CNSP, Camley Street Natural Park

Bat walk at CSNP. Participants will explore the nocturnal world of bats in the heart of King’s Cross. With special, out-of-hours access we’ll investigate which bats are making the reserve their home once the gates have closed and the sun is setting.

Bat detectors and sound recordings will be provided.

Please bring sturdy footwear fit for uneven paths and gentle inclines, and clothing suitable for the weather conditions.

Sep
5
Tue
Wild Wellbeing Practical Conservation Course @ CNSP, Camley Street Natural Park
Sep 5 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Introduction to London Wildlife Trust (LWT) and wildlife in London. Brief history of Camley Street. Site tour with examples of volunteering tasks available. Introduction to John Muir Award (environmental award) which participants can achieve through the Practical Conservation course. Tool talk, including demonstration of tools used at the site. Participants will need strong footwear (other equipment will be provided). Bring your own lunch. Tea, co ee, drinking water and biscuits will be provided.

Goodgym Beginner’s Running Group @ Meet at Mind in Camden
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Goodgym Beginner's Running Group @ Meet at Mind in Camden

Sign Up: Contact Healthy Minds. Please note: Attendance at all 3 dates required.

Come and experience a new way to get fit and explore the local Camden community. GoodGym combines exercise with doing something good.

At each session a personal trainer will lead the group on a short jog to a local charity or community organisation. We’ll then work hard on a physical task for 30-45 minutes before heading back to Mind in Camden. On the way back there will be a chance to up the exercise intensity if you want to!

The group will cater for all abilities so don’t worry if you are new to exercise. GoodGym never leaves anyone behind.

Hearing Voices Group Facilitation Training @ Conway Hall
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – Sep 11 @ 4:30 pm

A 3-day training course

Tuesday 5th, Friday 8th & Monday 11th September 2017

This course is currently at capacity, but cancellations are expected: so please apply as normal using the form downloadable below. The course is suitable for anyone thinking of setting up or facilitating a Hearing Voices Group, including: People with lived experience of voices or visions; support workers; psychologists; OTs, social workers; therapists; nurses etc.

Download application form: app form Hearing Voices Training – Sept 2017

About Hearing Voices Groups

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Since their inception in the late 80s, Hearing Voices Groups have become an established and valuable source of support for people who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual sensory perceptions. They provide a safe space for people to share and find ways of making sense of, and living with, their experiences.

There are over 180 Hearing Voices Groups in the UK, in a range of settings – including charities, user/survivor-led groups, prisons, inpatient units, CAMHS, Early Intervention Services, Forensic settings and community mental health teams. Hearing Voices Networks can be found in over 26 countries across 5 continents (including Uganda, USA, Denmark, Malaysia, Japan and Australia).

About This Course

This 3 day training course equips you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to either set up a new Hearing Voices Group or co-facilitate an existing one.

It includes:

  • Exploring diverse understandings of voices, visions & ‘psychosis’
  • Coping strategies and pathways to recovery
  • Rethinking power & empowerment
  • Planning, launching & establishing safe and effective Hearing Voices Groups
  • Practical group facilitation skills and problem solving
  • Hearing Voices Network ethos

Course Fees

  • £290 (Full – statutory or commercial)
  • £180 (Reduced – including charity and voluntary sector agencies)
  • FREE (People with lived experience of hearing voices or seeing visions)

To apply, please download and complete the application form app form Hearing Voices Training – Sept 2017 and return it to:

lhvn@mindincamden.org.uk

London Hearing Voices Network, Mind in Camden, Barnes House, 9-15 Camden Road, London, NW1 9LQ

Sep
7
Thu
Introduction to Spoken Word & Lyricism @ The Clore, Roundhouse Studios
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Introduction to Spoken Word & Lyricism @ The Clore, Roundhouse Studios

Sign Up: Contact Healthy Minds. Please note: This course is for 18-25 year olds only. Attendance at both dates required.

Are you an aspiring singer looking to improve your lyric writing? Or are you interested in writing or improving your poetry?

This series of two workshops is an introduction to spoken word and lyricism, and a chance to find your voice, tell your story and work with words and with music.

The workshop will be facilitated by a professional poet/songwriter. You will need to wear clothes that are easy to move about in and bring a notepad and pen.

Sep
14
Thu
Introduction to Spoken Word & Lyricism @ The Clore, Roundhouse Studios
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Introduction to Spoken Word & Lyricism @ The Clore, Roundhouse Studios

Sign Up: Contact Healthy Minds. Please note: This course is for 18-25 year olds only. Attendance at both dates required.

Are you an aspiring singer looking to improve your lyric writing? Or are you interested in writing or improving your poetry?

This series of two workshops is an introduction to spoken word and lyricism, and a chance to find your voice, tell your story and work with words and with music.

The workshop will be facilitated by a professional poet/songwriter. You will need to wear clothes that are easy to move about in and bring a notepad and pen.

Sep
21
Thu
Community Survival @ The Clore, Roundhouse Studios
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Community Survival @ The Clore, Roundhouse Studios

Sign Up: Contact Healthy Minds. Please note: This course is for 18-25 year olds only. Attendance at both dates required.

Sometimes life can feel so hard we just want to hide away.

How can we find the inner strength to carry on doing what matters to us when it feels like life is against us?

This workshop will explore how to find the inner resources and the right support for us to get through challenges, and stay true to ourselves.

Sep
28
Thu
Community Survival @ The Clore, Roundhouse Studios
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Community Survival @ The Clore, Roundhouse Studios

Sign Up: Contact Healthy Minds. Please note: This course is for 18-25 year olds only. Attendance at both dates required.

Sometimes life can feel so hard we just want to hide away.

How can we find the inner strength to carry on doing what matters to us when it feels like life is against us?

This workshop will explore how to find the inner resources and the right support for us to get through challenges, and stay true to ourselves.

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