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Devon Solution-focused Practitioner Group



Thursday 5th September  2019 3 – 6pm

Venue: Exeter Community Centre,
17 St Davids Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG

The practitioner groups are a continuing professional development (CPD) service that aims to bring together people committed to solution-focused working to develop skills and build networks.

Sessions may comprise any one or more of:
* teaching
* skills practice
* case studies
* group exercises
* video analysis
– all good opportunities for practitioners to step back from the daily work and reflect, learn and refresh. Plus plenty of good networking.

CPD attendance certificates can be issued.

For more information or to book: contact Brigid McKittrick: info@zebra.coop

Tel: 01752 606415

Attendance at these sessions costs:

£25+VAT if funded by your employer.

£10 including VAT if self-financing.  Receipts / invoices will be issued.

You can pay on the day, and it’s OK just to turn up, but if you can let us know it helps us to estimate numbers and prep accordingly.

Light refreshments provided.

Introduction to Solution-focused Practice by Guy Shennan & Marc Gardiner in London, 12-13 Sept



Plymouth Solution-focused Practitioner Group



Monday 16th September, 3-6pm 

Welcome Hall, Fore Street, Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4DN

The practitioner groups are a continuing professional development (CPD) service that aims to bring together people committed to solution-focused working to develop skills and build networks.  Sessions may comprise any one or more of:
* teaching
* skills practice
* case studies
* group exercises
* video analysis
– all good opportunities for practitioners to step back from the daily work and reflect, learn and refresh. Plus plenty of good networking.

CPD attendance certificates can be issued.

For more information or to book: contact Marc Gardiner:  info@zebra.coop / 01752 606415

Attendance at these sessions costs:

£25+VAT if funded by your employer.
£10 including VAT if self-financing.  Receipts / invoices will be issued.

You can pay on the day, and it’s OK just to turn up, but if you can let us know it helps us to estimate numbers and prep accordingly.

Light refreshments provided.

 

Wellbeing in Nature – a social prescribing project



Wellbeing in Nature is a social prescribing project designed to facilitate the opportunity for groups of people to improve their health and wellbeing by coming together on a programme of nature-based activities.

The project is a collaboration between the Zebra Collective, Fotonow CIC and Greenwood Music CIC and funded by the Big Lottery’s Awards for All programme.

There are ten places per programme, with the Spring programme starting in June and the Autumn programme starting in September. Project starts on Thursday 13th June 2019

Wellbeing in Nature is informed by robust and extensive research about factors that can improve wellbeing and the cathartic experience of engaging with and within nature. The project is built around the Five Ways to Wellbeing: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give.

Wellbeing in Nature is looking for participants who want to improve their wellbeing through a progressive programme that will allow them to connect with each other and nature; be active in the outdoors; learn new skills, such as bushcraft. greenwood craft, photography; take notice and practice mindfulness and  give through conservation work and supporting each other.

Participants will help design the workshops and the programme will start with an engagement and planning workshop.

The outdoor nature workshops will take place in Caradon Woods, a 40-acre semi-ancient Woodland Trust site managed by Greenwood Music.  Running alongside this participants will take part in media and photography workshops with Fotonow CIC at their Ocean Studios facility.

Over the course of the programme, participants will take part in woodland wellbeing workshops whilst capturing their experience using the media skills developed with Fotonow. At the end of the programme, Fotonow will support participants to ‘tell their story’ through video, photography and/or sound.

This is a fantastic opportunity for people to boost their wellbeing and thanks to the Big Lottery funding it will be completely free to all, including transport to the woods and a lunch cooked on the open fire whilst there.

“This project provides people with an opportunity to build their wellbeing and resilience through taking part in experiential workshops in nature and exciting media workshops. They will shape their journey and inform how the project develops to better offer a social prescription to the natural health service.”

Aydin Boyacigiller, Wellbeing in Nature Project Manager, The Zebra Collective

For more information contact: Tel: 07919 172804 email: wellbeinginnature@gmail.com (more…)

Cornwall Solution-focused Practitioner Group



Friday 4th October 9.30 am – 12.30 pm

Venue: St Austell tbc

The group is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) service that aims to bring together people committed to working in a solution-focused way to develop skills and build networks. Sessions may comprise any one or more of: teaching, skills practice, case studies, group exercises, video analysis – all good opportunities for practitioners to step back from the daily work and reflect, learn and refresh.

CPD attendance certificates can be issued.

For more information or to book, contact Marc Gardiner: info@zebra.coop / 01752 606415

Attendance at these sessions costs £25+VAT if funded by employer.
£10 including VAT if self-financing. Receipts / invoices will be issued.

You can pay on the day, and it’s OK just to turn up, but if you can let us know it helps us to estimate numbers and prep accordingly.

Light refreshments provided.