Courses

Accepting Change – ONLINE ONLY – Wakefield Recovery College|

Change is a necessary and inevitable part of our daily lives.  How we view and respond to these changes has a direct link to our emotional resilience.  The way we...

Date & times

Friday 13 May 2022 at 1-3pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

An introduction to mindfulness – Online only Wakefield Recovery College|

Online Only – a link to the course will be emailed to you upon enrolling. Mindfulness is a skill which we can all learn. It involves an ability to become...

Date & times

Thursday 20 January 2022 at 2-4pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Assertiveness, Confidence and Communication|

     Using a blend of both theory and practice to help support your understanding and development of communication and assertiveness skills. Together we will explore: Our understanding of the...

Date & times

Tuesday 1 March 2022 at 1-3pm

Wednesday 2 March 2022 at 10-12 Noon

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Citizen Workshops: Health and Safety|

This introductory session provides a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues you may face within your voluntary or working role.  We will identify our responsibilities and...

Date & times

Friday 18 March 2022 at 10-1pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Citizen Workshops: Safeguarding|

This workshop aims to provide you with an awareness of the topic. Together, we will explore: The definition of Safeguarding Who is considered an Adult at Risk The definition of...

Date & times

Wednesday 20 July 2022 at 10-1pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Citizen Workshops: Professionalism|

Professionalism describes the skills, qualities and competencies that are expected of all of us in our paid or voluntary roles.  In this workshop we focus on the behaviours that we...

Date & times

Friday 27 May 2022 at 10-1pm

Tuesday 16 August 2022 at 10-1pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Coping with Panic Worksshop|

What is it? This is a three hour workshop aiming to help develop self-help tools and coping techniques to manage panic and anxiety attacks. This will involve looking at: Understanding...

Date & times

Friday 24 June 2022 at 10-1pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Daily Maintenance|

This short course will encourage you to identify the things that you need to do every day to maintain your wellness.

Date & times

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Dare to Share (Creative Writing Group) Online Wakefield Recovery College|

Calling all creative writers… This group is to share your writing; be that short stories, prose, or poems to build confidence and gain valuable feedback from tutor and peers. You...

Date & times

Tuesday 11 January 2022 at 1-3pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Digital Resilience|

Green about Google?  Troubled by Twitter? Over 6 weeks develop your understanding of the internet and how to use a computer or tablet to complete web searches, keep in touch...

Date & times

Thursday 3 March 2022 at 10-12 Noon

Wednesday 8 June 2022 at 1-3pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Drug and Alcohol Awareness Workshop|

These workshops aim to raise awareness of on the short and long-term effects of substances and alcohol misuse. The main aims are:- Raising awareness of the long and short term...

Date & times

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Enhancing Self-Care and Wellbeing – ONLINE|

Interested in developing new self-skills? Join us on Thursday 3 March 2022  from 2pm to 4pm Enhancing Self-Care and Wellbeing  This course offers tips and techniques to flourish during uncertainties and to...

Date & times

Thursday 3 March 2022 at 2-4pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Enhancing Self-Care and wellbeing – ONLINE Wakefield Recovery College|

This short course will explore the practice of taking an active role in looking after your own health and wellbeing, particularly during times of stress. Please enrol through Wakefield Recovery...

Date & times

Thursday 2 December 2021 at 2-4pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Exploring Psychosis|

Psychosis is a mental health problem that can affect anyone and causes people to perceive or interpret things differently from those around them.  This might involve hallucinations or delusions.  In...

Date & times

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Facilitation Skills|

This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop your own facilitation and training skills.  We will explore how people learn, interact and retain knowledge and develop our understanding...

Date & times

Friday 7 January 2022 at 10-1pm

Friday 10 June 2022 at 10-1pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Feel the Fear – Exploring Anxiety|

We can all experience uncertainty, panic and signs of anxiety at times in our lives. For some, these feelings can become overwhelming and have significant impact on daily life. If...

Date & times

Wednesday 27 April 2022 at 10-12

Wednesday 27 April 2022 at 1-3pm

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

For those that give too much: Everyday Stress|

For those who give too much Are you a giving person? Do you set limits to how much you give, or do find yourself pouring from an empty cup or...

Date & times

Friday 29 April 2022 at 10-1pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

For those that give too much: Everyday stress – online only|

Life can feel pretty relentless at times.  There are always things to do, responsibilities to oversee and people to please.  At times we can go to bed cross with ourselves...

Date & times

Monday 9 May 2022 at 1 - 3

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Good Work – Confidence with Interviews|

Confidence with Interviews The prospect of interviewing for a job can be intimidating even for the most seasoned jobseekers. Being invited to speak about our skills, achievements and experiences can...

Date & times

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Good Work – Introduction|

Introduction to Good Work Barnsley Recovery College firmly believes everyone deserves a chance to find, stay and thrive in employment – regardless of their level of education, background or health...

Date & times

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Helpful Habits for Sleep|

    Sleep plays an important role in keeping us healthy, emotionally strong and better equipped to manage the challenges of daily life.  When we don’t have good sleep, our concentration...

Date & times

Tuesday 4 January 2022 at 1-3pm

Monday 28 February 2022 at 10-12 Noon

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Introduction to Exercise, the gym and your wellbeing|

This course is run over two terms and is designed to get you moving and exercising more. It’s twice weekly, each session lasting two hours and will incorporate:- –          Nutrition...

Date & times

Wednesday 5 January 2022 at 10-12

Wednesday 5 January 2022 at 1-3pm

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Introduction to Volunteering|

This workshop is designed to give you an insight into the role of an NHS volunteer within a Recovery College setting. It is ideally suited for people who are thinking...

Date & times

Tuesday 1 February 2022 at 1-3pm

Friday 4 March 2022 at 10-12 Noon

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Learn British Sign Language|

Learn how to communicate with the deaf culture in this short workshop!    

Date & times

Tuesday 7 June 2022 at 10-11am

Tuesday 3 May 2022 at 10-11am

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Lifting your spirits; Enhancing inner strength and wellbeing ONLINE only|

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling.  It’s a 3 week course. The course, offered in conjunction with Spirit in Mind, aims to provide participants with...

Date & times

Thursday 27 January 2022 at 2-4pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Limbic Reflexology – for the management of Fibromyalgia|

Limbic Reflexology has been found to be particularly suitable for Fibromyalgia. Indeed, the development of Limbic Reflexology in 2012 involved volunteers living with Fibromyalgia. This foot reflexology approach focuses on...

Date & times

Thursday 9 June 2022 at 09:30-10:15

Thursday 9 June 2022 at 10:30-11:15

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Managing Depression|

     Sometimes the simplest things are the hardest.  Minor tasks such as getting out of bed, answering the phone, making a decision, what to eat, what to wear, what to...

Date & times

Wednesday 2 March 2022 at 10-12pm

Wednesday 8 June 2022 at 1-3pm

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Mindfulness – Barnsley Recovery College|

Ever find yourself stuck ‘in your head’…problem-solving to the point where you’ve forgotten what the initial problem was and created 20 more for yourself? On-top of this, you’ve also missed...

Date & times

Thursday 10 March 2022 at 1-3pm

Friday 29 April 2022 at 10-12pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

ONLINE – Enhancing self-care and wellbeing Wakefield Recovery College|

Interested in developing new self-skills?  Self-care is important to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself so that you can transmit the good feelings to others. Feelings of wellbeing are fundamental to the overall health of an individual,...

Date & times

Thursday 3 March 2022 at 2-4pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Overcoming anxiety – ONLINE Wakefield Recovery College|

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling Do you want to gain an understanding of anxiety? Then this workshop, delivered in partnership with Spirit in Mind by...

Date & times

Thursday 18 November 2021 at 2-4pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Overcoming Anxiety – Online Wakefield Recovery College|

Do you want to gain an understanding of anxiety? Then this workshop, delivered in partnership with Spirit in Mind by Pastoral and Spiritual Care’s Nirmala, may be for you. It...

Date & times

Wednesday 17 February 2021 at 2-4pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Recognising Burnout – ONLINE Wakefield Recovery College|

Join us in this workshop to discover what the term ‘burnout’ means.  You will explore different factors relating to burnout and the signs and symptoms that are commonly associated with...

Date & times

Tuesday 10 May 2022 at 10 - 12

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

Renew You|

   It can be easy to fall into the trap of using negative and limiting labels to describe ourselves. In this exploratory course we will look at the values and...

Date & times

Wednesday 2 March 2022 at 1-3pm

Wednesday 2 March 2022 at 1-2pm pre course meeting

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

RSTC Recovery Skills Training Course – Family and Friends Team|

The Exchange Recovery College, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley, S75 2AH  Are you currently in a caring role? Do you need help looking after your own wellbeing?  This seven-week interactive course...

Date & times

Thursday 17 February 2022 at 11-12 Taster Session

Thursday 24 February 2022 at 10-12 Noon

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Speak their name|

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles’ Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT The Yorkshire Speak Their Name Suicide Memorial Quilt Project has been founded...

Date & times

Monday 28 February 2022 at 10-12

Monday 6 June 2022 at 1-3pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

The M Word; Menopause awareness – ONLINE Wakefield Recovery College|

Did you know… More than 3 out of 4 women experience menopause symptoms at some time. 1 in 4 experience serious symptoms. 2 in 5 women said their menopause symptoms...

Date & times

Sunday 25 May 1975 at 11-12:30pm

Venues

Wakefield Recovery and Wellbeing College, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre, Drury Lane, Wakefied, West Yorkshire. WF1 2TE

WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan|

Course Overview WRAP is a self-designed prevention and wellness tool that anyone can use to support and empower getting well and staying well. It was developed by a group of...

Date & times

Friday 28 January 2022 at 10-12 Noon

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH