Supporting Mental Wellbeing in Befriending Projects


Purpose of course

Befriending Networks online workshop on wellbeing can be attended by Volunteers, Staff, or Trustees. Join us online for an interactive discussion and tutorial on how we can best support the mental wellbeing of our service users, volunteers, and staff within our befriending projects. This will be an opportunity for networking, discussion, and sharing of good practice and problem-solving. You are very welcome to bring specific issues you are facing within your project to the discussion. All attendees will access an online delegate pack of resources, tools, and guidance post-event.

Key topics covered are:

  • Providing a person-centered approach
  • Building and Protecting Resilience
  • Embedding Trauma-Informed Practice
  • Methods to provide support to befrienders, service users, and staff
  • Having an open discussion about mental wellbeing
  • Signposting safely and successfully

Duration and time

All participants will come together online for a 2.5-hour interactive Zoom session. All attendees will access an online delegate pack of resources, tools, and guidance post-event that can support continued development. The Zoom session is on Tuesday 14th May, 1 pm - 3:30 pm  (GMT). 


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This course is £35 for member organisations
This course is £60 for non-member organisations


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*Please note: we understand that circumstances may require a change of training dates. We allow you to defer once when we are given notice at least 48 hours before the start date. After this time, it is seen as a non-refundable cancellation. Please check your diaries before committing to any dates.