Emotional Health Check Training

Are you working with people with mental health issues and want to learn a new effective way to engage with them? This workshop will give you the opportunity to understand and practice Emotional Health Checks within a social prescribing context.

  • Are you working with people experiencing mental health difficulties?
  • Do you want to learn a new and effective way of engaging with people?
  • Do you want to understand how an Emotional Health Check is being conducted as part of Barnet's Wellbeing Hub?

If you answered yes, then this free half day Emotional Health Check training workshop is for you!

EHC is an evidence based, non-clinical form of engagement with people to help them identify and act on their priorities in a solution focused way. It follows the collaborative ethos of the Wellbeing Hub in order for people to be signposted to and access the most appropriate services.

The Barnet Wellbeing Hub has been operating successfully for the last few months and Emotional Health Checks (EHC) were offered to people wishing to access wellbeing services.  Emotional Health Checks were found to be a really positive experience for the people engaging with the Hub and can be effectively used by providers of wellbeing services through the Hub.

What will the workshop cover?

An introduction to Social Prescribing• Introduction to the theoretical underpinning of Emotional Health Check• Emotional Health Check forms• Emotional Health Check Practice.• Reflections on short term effective interventions.• Evaluation

What will I gain from attending a workshop?

• Understanding of Social Prescribing• Understanding of theory underpinning Emotional Health Checks.• Confidence in using Emotional Health Checks effectively.• Understanding the principle of short term interventions.• Evaluation of Emotional Health Check.

Workshops will run monthly throughout 2017

Contact for more info: panos.goumalatsos@communitybarnet.org.uk

Book here


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  • Location: Community Barnet
  • Date: 29 November 2017
  • Time: 12.30pm to 4.30pm