Workshop on improving communication skills
Online workshop together with SkillsMe on how to improve on your communication skills.
In this workshop you will learn about the power of storytelling and how you can develop communication skills to achieve more out of life and reach your goals. Perfect for people who want to be better at pitching an idea or passing a job interview or just simply looking to improve their every day communication skills.
C&I Recovery College Summer term course guide
Recovery College runs until 16 July. Courses will be online using Microsoft Teams, with some courses also available as Youtube videos. Full details here.
Disabled mums and our children – our rights to support not separation
Wednesday 19 May 1.30pm-3pm
Full details and booking at the Winvisible website.
Camden Spark Connected: Cultural Sector Summer Session 1
Wednesday, 5 May 11:00 – 12:00
Informal online meetups for Camden’s cultural sector educators, hosted by Camden Spark (Camden’s Cultural Education Partnership. Book at Eventbrite.
Making connections with older people isolated by Covid-19: the Outreach Team approach
Online | 10.00 – 11.30am | Wednesday 5 May
Find out how the Ageing Better in Camden Outreach Team has continued to reach the older people who ‘no-one knows’. Sign up here.
Art Therapy with Likewise
Sessions are for over 18s and are free and are currently being held online or over the phone. If you, or anyone you know, could benefit from a supportive space with a creative focus, please contact email@example.com / 020 7278 4437 for more information. Or referrals can be made online.
Thriving Communities: Loneliness and Social Prescribing
Tuesday 11th May 3-4pm
The next Thriving Communities webinar will explore how social prescribing can help tackle loneliness ahead of Loneliness Awareness Week 14-18 June. The webinar series brings together individuals and organisations committed to using social prescribing through the arts, health, sports, leisure, and the natural environment, alongside other aspects of our lives, to promote health and wellbeing at a national and local level. Register here.
IKWRO True Honour Awards
5th May 5.00 – 6.00pm
Iranian & Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation event commemorating those whose lives have been stolen by “honour” based abuse.
Celebrating individuals and organisations who take a stand and inspiring others to act. book here.
The Role and Purpose of Local Resilience Forums (LRFs)
This past year has seen an extraordinary amount of activity by public sector agencies responsible for crisis response, supported by a huge commitment and endeavour by the voluntary sector. Much of the public sector response has been organised through Local Resilience Forums (LRF).
VCSEP are running two sessions shining a light on the role of LRFs.
Register for 6 May (2-4pm) here or 12 May (12 – 2pm) here.
How to Write a Property Plan for Your Charity
Wednesday 5th May 2021
In this webinar run by experienced surveyors and property advisers, you will learn how to write a simple, well thought out property plan to secure the future of your organisation in a Covid world. You will receive an information pack with the opportunity to obtain free follow-up expert advice.
Ethical Property Foundation and VAI. Open to Camden groups. Sign up here.
EBB 2021 Youth Summit
Book your tickets for the upcoming Youth Summit 29 May 2021 – 12 June 2021 on EventBrite . Keynote speaker Dr Khan, 4th Chairman of the International Human Rights Commission.
Community Journalism Training
Camden Disability Action has launched an exciting new Community Journalism training programme for Disabled people in Camden. The aim of the programme is to help Disabled people tell our stories, get our voices heard and press for change. Find out more. There is a budget to support deaf people to attend.
Contact Tom McDonough: firstname.lastname@example.org 07908746927
Training and Reflective Practice Groups
Mind in Camden is working with community organisations across Camden to provide training and reflective practice groups to support the wellbeing, skills and knowledge of teams working the public in these particularly challenging times.
Mind can offer 12 sessions for small groups of frontline staff working in community organisations in Camden.
To find out more contact Joanna Fleck: email@example.com
Sheba – Laamiga Mentoring Programme,
Laamiga, a registered community-based charity run by women for women from migrant and minority backgrounds, is launching its new mentoring project, Sheba. The project will support women to identify their goals, overcome emotional and practical barriers in their career aspirations, and take steps towards employment, self-employment or further training.
For further information check out the flyer or contact Laaamiga’s Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0208 257 7317. Accepting referrals from professionals and Voluntary and Community organisations as well.
The Camden Safeguarding Children Partnership
Virtual safeguarding training programme for Summer Term 2021 including Engaging Fathers in Safeguarding; Understanding Early Help in Camden; Contributing to Child Protection Case Conferences; Child Exploitation and many more. Full programme here.
Introduction to domestic violence and abuse e-learning
This e-learning can be accessed by VCS organisations that solely support Camden residents. It is for those that would like to gain an awareness on domestic violence and abuse. It will provide you with an introduction to what the types and signs of abuse are, how to respond and what actions to take.
Access the e-learning via the L&D Hub if you already have an account. If you are from a VCS organisation without an account for the L&D Hub please find details here on how to sign-up.
Responding to domestic violence and abuse online workshop
This two-hour online workshop can be accessed by VCS organisations that solely support Camden residents. It will help you become more aware of the indicators of domestic violence and abuse and what to do in these instances. The workshop will explore the dynamics of a domestic abuse situation and what the barriers are for the victim/survivor seeking help. You’ll also be provided with information where help is available for the victim/survivor.
Please book via the L&D Hub if you already have an account. If you are from a VCS organisation without an account for the L&D Hub please find details here on how to sign-up.