Training Courses

CVSU offers a range of one day and short training courses designed to strengthen the skills of groups and individuals working in the community and voluntary sector in Uttlesford

In 2018 we will be focusing strongly on Mental Health First Aid and Making Every Contact Count (MECC)


Making Every Contact Count

30th May 2018, Dunmow, Essex

A free morning training course for frontline professionals to enable them to make the most of every contact.  Hosted at Uttlesford Community Hub in Dunmow.  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Mental Health Aware

31st August 2018, Dunmow, Essex

An introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health.   It is designed to give:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.   Limited to 25 places so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while learning.

You will receive:

  • An MHFA manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support own mental health
  • A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Aware


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