South West London Social Prescribing leads have funded training in partnership with Croydon SocialP for 60 Link Workers across South West London
4-Day Community Development embedded into Social Prescribing Accredited Course
Aimed at NHS Social Prescribing Link Workers and those in the NHS or local practitioners responsible for supporting community led activity. This course suits practitioners who wish to develop a logical and practical framework for implementing social prescribing with an asset based approach in their local community.
The 4 day course contains 4 elements; Asset Based Community Development approach, Social Prescribing in action, Peer-to-peer support/Co production and Equality/Inclusion. In addition complementary coaching, mentoring and facilitated peer-to-peer support is offered.
The packages are written and delivered by Qualified PTLLS trainers and Mentors who have over 10 years experience in Community Development and ABCD training/mentoring across the Country. They keep their skill set, tools and strategies up to date and relevant to current times by still delivering on projects and working on the ground in their local communities.
Both Lead Trainers Paul Macey and Jennine Bailey are apart of Croydon Social P’s Strategic Lead Team and Coordinators, as well as ABCD Experts, being well placed to train, coach and mentor others in Social Prescribing good practice.
The 4-day training programme will help participants to:
•Gain an understanding of Social Prescribing.
• Gain an understanding of effective Asset Based Community Development;
• Develop practical tools and strategies to implement Social Prescribing including GDPR, safeguarding monitoring & evaluation, showcasing outcomes, motivational conversations and health coaching
• Develop effective and community produced asset maps
• Develop an in-service action plan based on learning
• Facilitated peer-to-peer learning and one to one coaching/mentoring
COLLABORATIVE & INNOVATIVE
How it works
Through our Community Development, we have the potential to make a real and positive change in the community. This is one of our key areas of focus here at Croydon SocialP, and a source of much success for our Organization. Get in touch with us today and see how you can lend a helping hand with this program.
Most of our efforts pertaining to this program involve studying new approaches and developing innovative ways to implement them. We evaluate our success in this field by gathering qualitative and quantitative data, and using that information to measure shifts and changes from our baseline measurements.
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
We see every challenge as an opportunity, and this initiative helps us ensure that our partners are better prepared to manage the unique situations they find themselves in. We are invested in an innovative approach that empowers our community and delivers the support they need, when they need it.