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Short course

Strengthening Personal Resilience

Develop positive strategies to strengthen your resilience and personal control.

This is an interactive workshop that provides opportunity to reflect on your personal resilience in a range of contexts. Within a group environment you will discuss strategies in order to strengthen your personal resilience and learn from shared experiences. You will also be introduced to different frameworks and tools to encourage self-reflection. What is resilience? “The capacity to maintain personal control and robust attitudes in the face of challenging events and behaviours” (Mowbray, 2013)

  • Location – York campus or can be delivered for organisations offsite
  • Duration – One-day study day
  • Start date – 2nd December 2019
  • Facilitators - Rachel Martin, Subject Director for Health CPD

Course Fees

    £95 For self-funded individuals

    Health Education England funding available Funding criteria

Course information

How will you benefit and what will you learn?

  • Enhance understanding about the meaning of resilience and the key elements.
  • Identify and reflect on strategies that will strengthen your resilience and personal control, taking into account yourself (including values and strengths) and also how you respond to events and other people.
  • Build a development plan to prioritise what you will do differently and how you can further develop resilient attitudes and behaviours.

Course leader biographies

Rachel Martin is an experienced facilitator, lecturer and leadership coach with specialist knowledge and skills in resilience, communication and leadership. As Subject Director for Health CPD at York St John University, Rachel teaches Leadership and Health Coaching at postgraduate level.

She also facilitates bespoke programme to Health and Social Care organisations across Yorkshire and Humber and enjoys working with individuals and teams to fulfil their potential.

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