Creating a supportive space for people with a mental health need and the people who provide the support. Otherwise called a Psychologically Informed environment (PIE).
KS2 Carers group commissioned the training which is being developed by St Mungo’s Building Bridges service in collaboration with carers and AWP’s Lee Rawlings.
The aim of a Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE) is to create the best possible environment that improves the emotional and mental wellbeing of the people being supported and the people who support them. Creating improved understanding, relationships and coping strategies. For more info on PIE
The four sessions are:
Understanding Mental Health Challenges
Aim – To provide an opportunity to explore what it can be like to experience mental health challenges and how mental health needs can impact on people’s behaviour.
Relationships 1 – Support people with mental health needs to make changes
Aim - To explore some of the challenges of supporting people who have mental health needs to make changes and introduces some techniques for working with change.
Relationships 2 – Conflict and Crisis
Aim - Reducing and managing conflict and crises with the person you support who has lived experience of mental health issues
Learning, reflecting and support – what carers need to create more boundaried relationships
Aim - To be better able to establish clear boundaries, positive communication & relationships with someone with lived experience of mental health issues.
*Contact details will be passed on to the organisation delivering the training*