Bristol Mind workshops

The University works with Bristol Mind to deliver a range of courses to provide an understanding of the issues that relate to student mental health and support for staff.

Mental Health First Aid for HE

Building confidence in responding to student mental health

Mental Health Awareness for Managers

Designed for colleagues who work closely with students. For example:

  • Senior and Personal Tutors,
  • Student Wellbeing and Residential Life Staff,
  • Student administration staff,
  • FEMs,
  • FEDs,
  • Sports Staff,
  • Library Staff,
  • Student Services staff,
  • Student Union Staff & Officers.

Designed for colleagues with a student-facing or front-line role in the University. For example:

  • Student administration staff,
  • Student Recruitment staff,
  • Technical staff, 
  • Staff who have regular student contact.
Designed for colleagues with teams of four or more people. For example: 
  • Heads of School,
  • School Managers,
  • Professional Services Leaders,
  • Senior Managers,
  • Student Administration Managers (SAMs & GAMs).
This one-day workshop has been designed to provide an understanding of the issues that relate to student mental health and support for staff. You will learn practical skills to spot signs of mental ill health and confidence to guide a person to the right place for support. Grounded in best practice this half-day workshop helps staff to build awareness of mental health issues, in order to develop the necessary confidence and communication skills to respond with compassion to students experiencing a range of distress. This half-day workshop has been designed to help staff in managerial positions have a greater awareness of mental health issues in staff. You will understand more about what it means to have a mental health issue and reducing stigma in the workplace and talk about mental health in a sensitive way.

If you are unsure which of these workshops to attend, please contact the Staff Development team for advice: asd-course@bristol.ac.uk 

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