Glasgow CAN are delighted to host this Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training workshop opportunity led by Theatre Nemo. The workshop is aimed at those working face-to-face with young people or are involved in the strategic developemnt in the sector.
Instances of poor mental health in young people are rising at an alarming rate. What can we do as a sector to support young people's mental wellbeing?
In this training workshop Theatre Nemo will share with attendees 20 years' of experience in developing participatory arts programs where improving mental health and wellbeing is the central goal.
The training workshop will cover;
-An overview of mental health in Scotland
-Brief information relating to specific mental health conditions
-Participating in skills development activities using Visual Arts, Writing and Drama (involves using art materials so please dress appropriately)
Theatre Nemo is an organisation that exists to support people in recovery from poor mental health. They focus on providing creative workshops that have a focus on mental wellbeing, teaching people coping strategies and developing a greater understanding of their own mental health, where to get support and how to support others. Their aims are;
To improve the mental health and wellbeing of those we work with.
To improve the knowledge and understanding of mental illness in the wider community.
To reduce the stigma and isolation associated with poor mental health.
Theatre Nemo are a member of Glasgow CAN and are based in Glasgow but work all over the country including in schools and prisons. Glasgow CAN are delighted to be working in partnership with Theatre Nemo to offer this opportuntiy to its members and the wider community.
This workshop will take place on Tuesday 19th March in the Silver Room in Scottish Youth Theatre from 10am-1pm. Tea an coffee will be provided.
Please book in advance as places are expectedly to go quickly.
Glasgow CAN is a Social Enterprise and therefore is a not-for-profit organisation. Any income generated from ticket sales enables us to deliver a programme of activities that supports the participatory arts sector in Glasgow. If you would like to find out more about what we do, please visit our websute www.glasgowcan.org or follow us on Twitter @GlasConArtsNet
If you have access or dietry requirements or would like to find out any further information please email [email protected]