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Care Farming for Mental Health

Friday 7th January
Online
£50

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DfC Covid Recovery Programme 2022 Information session (1)

Monday 10th January
Online
Free

Weird and wonderful winter moths

Monday 10th January
Online
free for Ulster Wildlife members and £3.00 for non–members

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DfC Covid Recovery Programme 2022 Information session (2)

Wednesday 12th January
Online
Free

Next steps for decarbonising UK heat and heat networks – expansion, buildings decarbonisation, consumer protection, and policy and regulatory priorities

Thursday 13th January
Online
£190 plus VAT

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QUB Winter School: Sustainability Summit

Monday 17th January
Online
Free

SUPER–G project on “Improving Permanent Grasslands for ecosystem services and biodiversity”

Monday 17th January
Online
Free

Sustainable seafood and how you can help

Monday 17th January
Online
free for Ulster Wildlife members and £3.00 for non–members

Environment Ireland

Tuesday 18th January
CROKE PARK, Dublin
See website for details

Sustainable Tourism with Esther Dobbin from The National Trust

Wednesday 19th January
Online
Free

Energy Efficiency in the Home

Wednesday 19th January
Online
Free

Ireland’s Wintering Waterbirds Webinar

Wednesday 19th January
Online
Free

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HERoNI: 30 years of Historic Environment Record NI , The Story So Far

Friday 21st January
Online
Free

Climate Bar Symposium: Towards a Model Environmental Law (Cóir Dlí an Chomhshaoil)

Friday 21st January
Online
Free– £50

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SUSTx Sustainability Summit & Business Community

Monday 24th January
Online
Free

Leave No Trace Awareness Course (Tollymore)

Tuesday 25th January
Tollymore National Outdoor Centre
£35 / €40

The geodiversity of Northern Ireland: the greatest story of our time

Tuesday 25th January
Online
Free

Climate Change: what it means for Northern Ireland and what we can do

Wednesday 26th January
Online
free for Ulster Wildlife members and £3.00 for non–members

Energy Efficiency in the Home

Thursday 27th January
Online
Free

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Care Farming for Mental Health

Friday 7 January 2022 - 21/01/22

Online

Where: Online, delivered for GCF by ThriveLearn

When: Friday 7th to Friday 21st January 2022, with live events on 14th or 18th January

Who For: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmerswho would like to offer regular, structured services to people with mental ill health as part of a health, social care or education programme.

Cost: £50(full cost is £110, Funding for the GCF project has enabled us to offer this course at a subsidised rate). Payment via PayPal or by credit card on PayPal app

More details:

The care farming for mental health course explores how care farming can meet the needs of those with living with mental ill health. The course will investigate how to assess local demand for this provision and how to establish relationships with potential referrers. Participants will learn the specific benefits of care farming for this service user group and how to create activity sessions that will help to bring these about and support recovery. Participants will investigate how these sessions will fit into a typical day,  how to plan over a longer period and how to tackle assessment, attendance, outcomes and progression.  The specific needs of this group regarding engagement, group dynamics and building resilience will also be discussed, together with developing your farm site to make it accessible and compatible for activities and users.

On this course you will:

  • Learn how care farming can benefit people with mental health needs, and how these benefits are linked to theories into green care and the evidence to support them
  • Look at planning your day, activity planning and facilitation for this user group
  • Learn how to use the farm / site and adapt it for people with mental health needs
  • Identify skills necessary for successful engagement with people with mental ill health
  • Understand referral, induction and assessment processes, including outcome measurement.
  • Identify further sources of support and guidance in relation to those with mental ill health, including information about the Social Farms & Gardens Code of Practice

Format:

This is a blended course, held over 2 weeks with flexible access to all learning materials and staggered live event times to accommodate different learner’s commitments to home and work. The schedule can be viewed here 

7–10 hours learning time required, including the live events

 

Cost   More Details £50
Time   More Details anuary 7th, 2022 9:00 AM through January 21st, 2022 12:00 PM
Contact   More Details Social Farms & Gardens


https://www.farmgarden.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=739&reset=1