Two Day Reminiscence Training Course – Brighton This two day training course based at Strike a Light‘s studio in Brighton takes place on 13th and 14th March 2018 (10am-4pm).
It offers an overview of reminiscence work, including the background to the subject and will consider the benefits to be derived by both the people who reminisce and those who listen. We will explore a wide variety of reminiscence activities, which can be used to trigger personal memories and help a group to work well together.
By the end of the course, participants will have gained insight into what reminiscence is as a structured activity, and how it can be successfully and productively carried out.
The training days will offer a more expanded exploration of reminiscence work. It will include a detailed background to the subject and consider the benefits to be derived by both the people who reminisce and those who listen.
We will explore a wide variety of reminiscence activities, which can be used to trigger personal memories and help a group to work well together.
The days will be interspersed with opportunities for the group to experience reminiscence activities, and group members will be encouraged throughout to contribute their own experience and ideas.
By the end of the training, participants will have gained insight into what reminiscence is as a structured activity, and how it can be successfully and productively carried out. A free training pack with resources for each participant is provided as part of the course.
BENEFITS OF REMINISCENCE Stimulates social interaction and communication Reduces the feeling of isolation Shares and captures family and local history Increases feeling of self-worth Helps keep the mind stimulated Allows participants to reflect on past and present An enjoyable experience Builds confidence Generates community and support
PARTICIPANT LEARNING OUTCOMES Share ideas with training group Use resources, photos and artefacts in reminiscence delivery Increased confidence in delivery of activities Group working skills Awareness of the effects of dementia
Two day training (Per person): £160 organisations/£120 Individuals Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07727 006538 to book the course.
Event address: Strike a Light-Arts & Heritage Studio 8 Brighton Open Market, Marshalls Row Brighton BN1 4JU
Career and Work themed Vision Board workshop Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage will be running a career focussed workshop which encourages a creative approach to your professional life on Sunday 2nd April 2017 from 12.30-4.30pm at our studio at Brighton’s Open Market. Want to set your intentions, wishes and help create your desires and plans for work and your career for 2017 but in a fun, creative way? This resourceful afternoon is a inspiring and focussed way to look at your professional year ahead and the working life you would like to realise in the next twelve months. This applies to individuals seeking a working focus, wanting to change career, improve your working life, or reduce stress and workloads. The session will start with a meditative journey to set new intentions and plans, followed by a supportive and informal group involving collage and visualisation to generate your most fulfilling way forward. Vision boards help: * Set and prioritise goals, values, and intentions. * Plant goals and intentions * Seeing a vision board regularly—with images and words representing your goals, wishes, and values—helps remind you of what you want to do, be, and have. * Ensure that you move towards these goals, both consciously and unconsciously. At the end of the afternoon, you will leave have a bespoke, inspiring and original vision board to display in your home and refer to regularly, as well as a clearer sense of the way forward for you and your professional life into the New Year. £20 for the afternoon – All materials provided along with refreshments on Sunday 26th March 12.30-4.30pm Bring lunch to share! There is only space in the venue for 8 people so book your place soon! https://www.facebook.com/events/251654168591807/ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/create-your-work-and-career-vision-board-event-focus-on-your-professional-year-ahead-tickets-31482958376
Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage is a community interest company. We focus on exploring life stories and history through creative projects. Based in Brighton, Strike a Light works with and for the wider community across Sussex