This course aims to help participants to understand the role and expecations, the organisational context, their own leadership style and the pathways into service user and carer leadership. By the end of the course, participants will have developed knowledge , skills and attitudes to empower them to explore or become involved in leadership opportunities such as within Service User and Carer Advisory Groups (SUCAGs) or as a Council of Governors member.
This course is being co-produced and delivered by people with lived experience of mental ill-health or distress as service users or carers and staff members from SLaM’s clinical and corporate services.
Workshop topics will include:
- What is Leadership and why do we need it?
- Understanding Your Own Approach to Leadership
- Organisational Culture and Context
- Coaching Skills
- Coproduction Principles
- Effective Communication
- Chairing Meetings
- Quality Improvement and Change Management
When: Tuesday Evenings for 8 weeks from 24thth October until 12th December 2017 plus a graduation and celebration event at a later date in the new year.
Where: 6:00pm-8:30pm, Ortus Learning and Events Centre, Grove Lane, Camberwell
Who: Service users and Carers connected to SLaM NHS Foundation Trust. (Priority will be given to people who are new to leadership roles within the organisation. If demand for course places exceeds capacity, applicants may be asked to submit a statement about their reasons for participating.)
Cost: Free to all participants
To enrol: Please complete this enrolment form (you can fill it out on your PC, then save it) and return to:
SLaM Recovery College
Attn: Kirsty Giles
1st Floor Administration Building
Denmark Hill SE5 8AZ or email to Kirsty.Giles@slam.nhs.uk
For Further information please contact:
Kirsty Giles, SLaM Recovery College Manager on
Kathryn Hill, Head of Experience, Participation and Involvement on
Kathryn.Hill@slam.nhs.uk or Tel: 07968 247 886