Courses

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Have you noticed feelings of depression that are linked to the seasons, or certain times of year? This short course is designed to give you an introduction to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD); including symptoms, treatment and self care. This course is not a replacement for professional help for someone in crisis, nor is it a …

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Intro to Phobias

A phobia is an overwhelming and debilitating fear which can affect your day to day life. Phobias can be irrational, and the effects can lead to anxiety and depression. In this course we explore common phobias, causes and effects, and how to get treatment for symptoms. Average completion time: 30 minutes

Leaving MiWE

This course is for members of staff who have handed in their notice, and are leaving Mind in West Essex. If you have questions about any of the content of this course, please speak to your Line Manager or the Resources Team. Average completion time: 30 minutes

Student Therapist Induction

Welcome to Mind in West Essex! Thank you for registering as a Student Therapist with us. This course is a required part of your induction, and is designed to provide you with all of the information you’ll need to understand how we operate, as well as practical tips on things like privacy and using IAPTUS. …

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Staff Handbook – Annual Refresher

This course is a requirement for all staff of Mind in West Essex. You will need to complete this course every year, to ensure you are up to date with HR requirements, policy updates, and any changes within the organisation. Average completion time: 2 hours

Qualified Therapist Induction

Welcome to Mind in West Essex! Thank you for registering as a Self-Employed Therapist with us. This course is a required part of your induction, and is designed to provide you with all of the information you’ll need to understand how we operate, as well as practical tips on things like privacy and using IAPTUS. …

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Line Managers’ Handbook

This course has been designed for staff in a Line Management position at Mind in West Essex. We’ve included practical information and top tips to help you understand and fulfil your role as a Line Manager. Average completion time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Using Google for Work

At Mind in West Essex, we use Google Workspace (as opposed to Microsoft Office). This course is designed as a guide to using these products. If you have any queries or suggestions for topics not included in this course, please email [email protected] Average completion time: 1 hour

Trustee Handbook – Annual Refresher

This course is a requirement for all Trustees of Mind in West Essex. You will need to complete this course every year, to ensure you are up to date with HR requirements, policy updates, and any changes within the organisation. Average completion time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Peer Support Volunteer Module

This module has been created to support volunteers involved in our Peer Support service. It is designed to explore the role, safety and signposting of a Peer Support volunteer. If you require assistance completing this course, please email [email protected]. Average completion time: 45 minutes

5 Ways to Wellbeing

The Five Ways to Wellbeing are a set of evidence-based public mental health messages, developed by the New Economics Foundation, which aim to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population. Research has shown that making changes to the following five areas of your life will have a really positive impact on your mental …

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Ecotherapy

The Wellness Society have created this free course to help you improve your mental wellbeing by connecting with nature.

Staff Handbook

Welcome to Mind in West Essex! We hope you will enjoy working with us as part of the team. Our Staff Induction courses have replaced our previous staff handbooks, and are designed to provide you with useful information and practical tips. The information is split into 3 courses, so that you’re not overwhelmed with too much …

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Intro to Stress

Do you know the difference between stress and pressure? This short course is designed to give you an introduction to stress, and what you can do to build resilience and take care of your mental health during times of stress. This course is not a replacement for professional help for someone in crisis, nor is …

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Intro to Mental Health

Much like physical health, we all have mental health and mental illness may be a part of that. Learn about common mental illnesses, and what you can do to help. This course is not a replacement for professional help for someone in crisis, nor is it a therapy course. Average completion time: 30 minutes

Trustee Handbook

Welcome to Mind in West Essex! Thank you for volunteering as a Trustee for Mind in West Essex. This course is designed to provide you with all of the information you’ll need to understand how we operate, as well explaining the responsibilities of your role in the organisation. Average completion time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Volunteer Handbook

Welcome to Mind in West Essex! Thank you for volunteering with us. This course is a required part of your induction, and is designed to provide you with all of the information you’ll need to understand how we operate, as well as practical tips on things like health & safety and using Zoom. Average completion …

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Mental Health Check-In

Mental health is a state of mental well-being that enables people to cope with the stresses of life, realize their abilities, learn well and work well, and contribute to their community – World Health Organisation Mental health is part of our overall health. It’s about: How we feel, think, and behave How we cope with …

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