REMINDER ABOUT FREE TRAINING COURSES!

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Suicide Awareness Training

Wigan Borough is now a member of the Zero Suicide Alliance: https://www.zerosuicidealliance.com/
There is a free online training course for members of the public and staff! You can access this online any time!
Takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Minute Taking

Thursday 15th August 2019 1pm – 2.20pm
Sunshine House, Scholes This session will introduce you to how to take minutes and notes at meetings with some practical hints and tips.

Chairing a meeting & committee skills

Thursday 15th August 2019 2.40pm – 4pm
Sunshine House, Scholes This session will give you an overview of how to chair a meeting well. It will cover preparation, what to do in the meeting and how to follow up. We also talk about skills to be an effective member of a committee of a group.

Dementia Friends

Wednesday 18th September 2019 1pm – 2pm
Ashton Leisure Centre This session will help you understand what it’s like to live with dementia and what you can do in the community.

Autism Friends

Wednesday 18th September 2019 2.15pm  – 3.15pm
Ashton Leisure Centre This session will help you understand what it’s like to live with Autism and what you can do to make the community more autism friendly.

Introduction to social media

Wednesday 23rd October 2019 2pm – 4pm
Atherleigh Park Hospital, Leigh This session will cover the basics of what social media is and how it can be used.

Disability Awareness Training

Thursday 14th November 2019 1pm – 3pm
Sunshine House (Annex), Scholes This session will help you understand what it’s like to live with a disability and what you can do to be more aware, including recognizing peoples’ unique gifts and skills so that they will feel more welcome in society.

Book on to any of the training courses by: Calling: 01942 482711 or Emailing: [email protected] Ask to speak to a member of the Communications & Engagement Team