Training & Events

Training being offered by Adult Learning Wales

Adult learning Wales are running a series of free training sessions for volunteers. Please see the posters for full details English Welsh

Training & Events offered by PAVS

Pembrokeshire Community Buildings Forum 10th May 2021 14:00-16:00

Update on the latest guidance from Welsh Government/ WCVA on re-opening our halls. Various presentations and funding updates. Hear what other halls around the county are planning.

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Depression and Bi-Polar Dissorder 12th May 2021 10:00-11:00

This online session is being delivered by Tim Teeling from West Wales Action for Mental Health , and includes :

  • Understanding the nature of Depression & Bipolar Disorder
  • How it can affect a person’s life
  • How it can affect others
  • Knowing how to recognise the symptoms
  • What we can do about it

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DBS- What Do We Need To Know? – 13th May 2021 15:00-16:30

This session is for those responsible for safeguarding, and is an chance to know what is required by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) . Suzanne Mollison from the WCVA’s Safeguarding Unit will be delivering this session, aimed at the safeguarding leads within your organisation – (designated safeguarding officers, Trustees, HR, etc.) who have responsibility for undertaking the DBS checks. Click here to book your place and to find out more

Children and Families Network- Focus on Child Poverty 17th May 2021 15:00- 17:00

A relaxed meeting with guest speakers and discussion opportunity.

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Carers Support Innovation Fund- Q & A Session- 18th May 2021 10:00- 11.30

Lorna Livock, PAVS Funding Development Officer, will facilitate a Q & A session reviewing the application pack and guidance information for the Carers Support Innovation Fund. This is an opportunity to ask questions and gather information to strengthen your application.

Click here to book a place on this session

Understanding Schizophrenia- 19th May 2021 10:00-11:00

This online session is being delivered by Tim Teeling from West Wales Action for Mental Health , and includes :

  • Improving understanding of Schizophrenia
  • How it can affect a person’s life
  • How it can affect others
  • Recognising different symptoms of the condition
  • What we can do about it

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Compassion in Mental Health Care- 26th May 2021 10:00-11:00

This online session is being delivered by Tim Teeling from West Wales Action for Mental Health , and includes :

  • What do we mean by Compassion and why is it important?
  • How can we nurture it
  • Understanding the importance of Self-compassion
  • Questions for organisations

“Compassion reduces our fear, boosts our confidence, and opens us to inner strength.” —The Dalai Lama

Places are limited to 15. Click here to book

Talking about Death & Dying 2nd June 2021 10:00-11:00

This online session is being delivered by Tim Teeling from West Wales Action for Mental Health , and includes :

  • Understanding the problems with talking about death
  • What to say to someone who is dying
  • How to say it
  • Recognising and understanding the 5-stages of grief

Click here to book your place. Places are limited to 15

Spirituality and Mental Health 9th June 2021 10:00-11:00

This online session is being delivered by Tim Teeling from West Wales Action for Mental Health , and includes :

  • Spirituality and mental health : Problem or solution?
  • Looking at the term spirituality
  • Raising awareness of the research on the subject
  • Examines the benefits of spirituality in mental health care

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What to do in a Mental Health Crisis 16th June 2021 10:00-11:00

This online session is being delivered by Tim Teeling from West Wales Action for Mental Health , and includes :

  • What is meant by a mental health crisis?
  • What does a crisis look like?
  • What can we do?

Places are limited to 15. Click here to book