Mental Health Awareness Workshop... with Sarah McCaffrey
This workshop was designed by Sarah McCaffrey who has combined her experience of working in film and media and as a qualified psychotherapist (MBACP) to create Solas Mind; offering mental health advice and support to the industry.
The challenges of social distancing, post Covid-19 anxiety, post-traumatic stress, adapting to new work practices, have had a large impact on mental health.
This session will increase awareness and understanding around mental health, looking at where it comes from and factors that enhance resilience.
Who it's for
This 75 minute session is aimed at everyone working the television industry.
What it covers
What is mental health and where it comes from
Where are we now
Factors that influence resilience
Spotting the signs someone is struggling
Listening, supporting and signposting
Creating a supportive working environment
Q and A
This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Channel 5.
It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.
This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email.
If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.
ScreenSkills develops skills and talent to support the UK's screen industries.