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    March at The Recovery College

    With March coming to an end, we're looking back (& forward). Firstly we celebrated World Book Day, followed by International Women's Day and last but not least Pancake Day!

     The Recovery College - Dudley & Walsall Launch

    Moving into April, We are excited to announce that we will be launching the Recovery College for the Black Country in Dudley & Walsall from the 1st of April 2022 12 - 3, to celebrate this, we would like to invite you to our virtual launch event. (Details of how to join this free event below)

    The Recovery College provides an educational learning environment for people who have an interest in, or personal difficulties with, mental health and is open to people who live in the Black Country or who work for Black Country Healthcare. Our courses and groups, celebrate successes, build on skills, strengths, strategies and helps people connect.
    At the event, you can expect to:

    • Find out more about the college
    • Hear from students about their journeys
    • See Example of students work
    • Experience the courses we offer

    You will have an opportunity to ask the panel of staff/students/volunteers any questions you may have.
    We hope to see you there, look out for further events about The Recovery College branching out.

     LGBTQ+ Inclusion Training

    During March our team booked onto or have attended the Black Country Healthcare LGBT+ Inclusion Training arranged by the LGBTQ+ Staff Network and funded by the Trust. 

    The training helped our team understand how to include everyone regardless of sexuality or gender identity. All information will influence best practice in BCHFT services and foster a more inclusive environment for both patients and colleagues.

    The session included:
    • Why it's important for cisgender/straight people to understand the needs of the LGBT+ community
    • LGBT+ a brief history
    • Understanding the difference between sexuality, gender expression, biology and gender identity
    • How society builds a stereotype for sexuality and gender
    • The pathway of medical intervention for a trans person and external support
    • Understanding different gender identities and pronouns
    • A brief understanding of the Equality act 2010
    • Issues associated with being LGBT+
    • How can your service be more inclusive?
    • Signposting and understanding of other relevant support services
    ...

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