Let’s Talk About Disability Workshop (Virtual) - Tips For Supporting Staff/Students With Disabilities & Long-Term Health Conditions Including Mental Health



Let’s Talk About Disability Workshop - "Tips For Supporting Staff/Students With Disabilities & Long-Term Health Conditions Including Mental Health"

LJMU’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Team, are proud to be working in partnership with coaching and training specialists Result CIC (Community Interest Company) and are pleased to offer LJMU/JMSU Managers, Programme Leaders and Personal Tutors (those directly responsible for staff/students) the opportunity to participate in a half day (three hour) virtual, Let’s Talk About Disability Workshop (Tips For Supporting Staff/Students with Disabilities & Long-Term Health Conditions Including Mental Health).

The aim of the programme is to offer LJMU/JMSU staff further support and guidance, in relation to operating more confidently and effectively, whilst developing themselves and their staff/students positively.

  • Thursday 19th November 2020
  • Virtual Workshop
  • 09:30 – 12:30

To book your place, please visit the LJMU Staff Development Calendar.

The aim of the training session is to help participants:

  • Understand the social model of disability, which underpins UK rights legislation.
  • Learn how to develop personal confidence in understanding and discussing disability (people living with physical disabilities and long term illnesses including mental health conditions) and be more self-aware about how their own experience comes to bear on this.
  • Learn how to support staff and students who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
  • Work together to develop a practical action plan to help themselves and each other approach actual and potential challenges around disability and mental health in future.
  • Outline a number of practical measures that can be made to increase opportunities for disclosure and provide targeted and anticipatory support, such as peer-to-peer mentoring/coaching.
  • Learn how to provide an inclusive environment.

Who can attend?
This training opportunity is open to LJMU/JMSU Managers, Programme Leaders and Personal Tutors (those directly responsible for staff/students) - Places are limited and will be issued on a first-come-first-served basis.

Testimonials:

  • “This workshop was incredibly insightful - I enjoyed the discussions with colleagues and finding out about the experiences of the facilitators, the most”
  • “Every member of staff should attend, as it would create a more inclusive environment”

To book your place, please visit the LJMU Staff Development Calendar.

 

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LJMU Disability History Month Event (2020) - What Does An Accessible Future Look Like?

Thursday 3 December 2020 | 1 – 3pm | Virtual Event

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) are proud to present an opportunity for all staff, students and members of the local/national community to attend our first ever, virtual Disability History Month Event.

This event should provide participants with the chance to; listen to real-life, lived experiences, reflect on disability-equality throughout history including present day, as well as the opportunity to gain tangible ideas to positively influence cultural change, in order to make our society more inclusive for everyone.

This year’s keynote speakers include Dr.Jaipreet Virdi (Historian, Educator & Author), Jane Cordell (LJMU Honorary Fellow & Director of Result CIC) and Hormoz Ahmadzadeh (Director of Result CIC & Personal Development Coach).

To register your interest for this event or to find out more about our amazing guest speakers, please click here

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