Activities & training Hopeful Minds Programme GSAP is delighted to be able to bring the Hopeful Minds Programme. The Hopeful Minds is a new curriculum project developed by iFred (the International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression). It is based on research that suggests hope is a teachable skill. Its aim is to equip educators, parents, children and young people etc with the tools they need to find and maintain Hope even during the most trying of times Who is the course relevant for? Individuals should be confident and skilled in working with children, young people and families but also have a passion to promote mental health and emotional Wellbeing. The Free two days training will equip you with the knowledge, skills and resources to be able to deliver the programme to children and young people. Requirements Full attendance is essential Dates : Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th March 2019 Venue: St Brigids College, Glengalliagh Road, Derry 10am-4pm each day Facilitator:Marie Dunne, Co-founder of Hopeful Minds in Northern Ireland If you would like to discuss further feel free to contact Pat Carlin at GSAP on 02871358787 Teaching hope to children and young people will help build and maintain their resilience, result in greater well-being, it is vital to them reaching their potential even in the face of adversity, it equips them with social and emotional learning tools and it is a resource for suicide prevention. Booking for this event has now closed.