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

Wednesday 13 October 2021 at 10-12

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 16 September 2021 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

Monday 6 September 2021 at 1-3pm

Wednesday 8 September 2021 at 5-7pm

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Citizen Workshops: Equality and Diversity|

  For most of us, treating people equally and appreciating individual differences is the basis of being a good citizen.  This introductory session explores what equality and diversity means, the...

Date & times

Friday 1 October 2021 at 09:30-12:30

Wednesday 24 November 2021 at 10-12 Noon

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 8 October 2021 at 09:30-12:30

Monday 8 November 2021 at 1-3pm

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

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 17 September 2021 at 9:30-12:30

Wednesday 1 December 2021 at 9:30-12:30

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 2 November 2021 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 9 September 2021 at 10-12

Thursday 4 November 2021 at 10-12

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

Thursday 9 September 2021 at 10-1pm

Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 1-4pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Enhancing Self-Care and wellbeing|

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.

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

Thursday 30 September 2021 at 1-3:30

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Exploring Resilience – Wakefield Recovery College Online|

Our ability to stay mentally well during those difficult times is what we call ‘resilience’.  Resilience however, is not simply a person’s ability to ‘bounce back’, it also includes our...

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 5 November 2021 at 09:30-12:30

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

Monday 13 September 2021 at 10-12 Noon

Wednesday 8 September 2021 at 1-3pm

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

For those that give too much: Everyday Stress – Wakefield Recovery College 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

Friday 17 September 2021 at 10:30-12:30pm

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

Monday 13 September 2021 at 10-12 Noon

Monday 27 September 2021 at 10-12 Noon

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

Wednesday 8 September 2021 at 1-3pm

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

Monday 1 November 2021 at 10-12 Noon

Monday 1 November 2021 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

Monday 15 November 2021 at 1-3pm

Friday 10 September 2021 at 10-12

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 14 October 2021 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 September 2021 at 09:30

Thursday 9 September 2021 at 10:30

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

Monday 13 September 2021 at 1-3

Tuesday 7 September 2021 at 10-12

More dates available

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Men’s Health Course|

One in four of us will experience a mental health problem each year.  We will focus on the physical and mental aspects of staying well, including how we cope with...

Date & times

Wednesday 6 October 2021 at 1-3pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

ONLINE – Enhancing self-care and wellbeing|

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

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 7 October 2021 at 2-4pm

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

Thursday 7 October 2021 at 2-4pm

Venues

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

QDOS – REVIVE! Art and Exercise for Mindfulness|

We’ll explore relaxation techniques such as breathing exercises and muscle relaxation, discover art for mindfulness and help you create your very own wellbeing tool kit. Dates coming soon!  

Date & times

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Reading for Wellness – Online Wakefield Recovery College|

Join us to experience the joy of being part of a shared reading group where you will experience positive interactions with others. Reading is a pastime that is easily accessible,...

Date & times

Wednesday 15 September 2021 at 1-3pm

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

Thursday 9 September 2021 at 10:30 - 12:30

Monday 29 November 2021 at 1-3pm

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

Monday 8 November 2021 at 1-3pm

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

RSTC Recovery Skills Training Course – Family and Friends Team|

The Friends and Family Team would like to invite you to a taster session to discuss the above course which will cover a variety of areas including ‘improving self-care’ to...

Date & times

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

The Horizon Plan – For parents of young people who self-harm|

Delivered by The Youth Mental Health Foundation (a non-profit CIC registered in England), The Horizon Plan is an online course that focuses on guiding the parents of young people who...

Understanding anxiety – Online Only Wakefield Recovery College|

Would you like to know more about anxiety? Join us for our informal, informative workshop ‘understanding anxiety’. During this session you will discover what anxiety is and its associated signs...

Date & times

Wednesday 22 September 2021 at 10-12

Venues

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

Understanding Self Harm|

Self-harm can be an area that is embarrassing and uncomfortable to talk about, however, all sorts of people self-harm and it’s more common than you think. Through activities and discussions,...

Date & times

Venues

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH