5 Ways to Wellbeing (Half day)
About this event
Wellbeing is based on our situation in life, our relationships with others, what we do, the life skills we possess, the events that occur and how resilient we are in coping with adversity.
Research has found that there are 5 ways which help people to improve their mental: Connecting, Learning, Activity, Noticing and Giving. This event will look at how you can incorporate them into your own setting.
- Exploring the concept of wellbeing
- How the 5 Ways to Wellbeing can be introduced into everyday life for the children, young people and staff you work with to promote positive and nurturing environments.
Jan is an experienced youth worker, specialising in working with young people. She is a qualified psychotherapist, play therapist and life coach.
Jan has worked in health and social care in various roles throughout her career. She is a qualified Play and Creative Arts Therapist, an Accredited Adult Psychotherapist and a qualified Coach. Jan has just completed a Certificate in Traumatic Stress with the Trauma Centre at Bessel van der Kolk’s Justice Resource Institute, Brookline, and is in the process of completing her EMDR qualification.
Jan worked with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in the voluntary sector for almost a decade. This was where she developed her interest in working with attachment and trauma. Jan moved from this area to working in foster care to support children and carers of traumatised children. Today, Jan works with adults with mental health challenges which prevents them from moving into employment.
Jan has been delivering training for a number of years. She enjoys taking complex subjects and making them accessible to everyone. She believes that theories are important but understanding how they apply in practice is essential if we are to offer best practice to those who use our services.