Connect 5 Course Connect 5 has been developed by the Royal Society of Public Health and aims to increase the confidence and skills of frontline staff to be effective in having conversations about mental health and wellbeing. The techniques used by Connect 5 are underpinned by the 5 Ways to Wellbeing Model and Cognitive Behaviour Model for understanding stress, distress and learning tools for self-management. The course provides participants with skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about mental health and wellbeing in their routine practice. It is an incremental three-session programme. Session 1 is a half day, sessions 2 and 3 are full days. Both courses will be taking place at Kingswood Civic Centre (the same building where the One Stop Shop is also located. The first course will be taking place: - 5th October 9.30-1pm - 9th October 9.30-4.30pm - 11th October 9.30-4.30pm The second course will be taking place: - 5th March 9.30-1pm - 7th March 9.30-4.30pm - 14th March 9.30-4.30pm Please note there are only 12 spaces available on each course and previous courses have booked up quickly so if you would like to attend this training I would suggest booking soon! To book please go to the Learning Development site and put either the dates you are interested in or Connect 5 into the search box.