Online workshops and resources
We have a range of workshops and courses, that you can take part in online.
Our online courses are delivered using the video platform Zoom and a Google digital classroom.
Each of our courses has a Google digital classroom which is a closed online space, which gives you access to a selection of course resources, handouts, including introductory videos and other resources.
Just as if you were to attend one of our physical, face-to-face courses our ‘live’ Zoom session group calls have a start date and time, where you will join an online video workshop hosted by our course facilitators and attended by other students booked onto the course.
Online resources, which support mental wellbeing
Resources to support digital skills, 100% Digital Leeds
100% Digital Leeds provides a range of resources to support people get online, including remote skills support, Leeds Library tech talks, one-to-one telephone support. Click here for more information.
Learn my way, free courses to learn digital skills
The Learn my way website contains over 30 free courses designed to help beginners get started with the online basics – using a mouse, keyboard, setting up email accounts and using internet search engines – while also offering plenty to help people develop their digital skills further. Visit Learn my way website.
Free online e-learning and webinars with Recovery College Online
The Recovery College online is led by NHS led by NHS Tees, Esk and Wear Valley and offers free e-learning courses on a range of health and wellbeing topics. Courses are open to all adults after completing a short online registration form. For more information please visit: Recovery College Online
Health Education England have provided Recovery College Online with some funding to deliver online training for healthcare staff during Covid-19 both to support their service delivery and also support their wellbeing. You can view the previous webinars here.
MindWell, mental health information and resources
MindWell, the mental health website for people in Leeds is funded by the NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group, MindWell brings together information from the NHS, Leeds City Council and the third sector into one single ‘go to’ place.
It can help you to access:
- Clear, accurate information about support and services available in Leeds.
- Information about a range of common mental health problems such as anxiety and stress.
- Self-help information including downloadable resources and videos which can help you to look after your mental health and help yourself to feel better.
- Help for what to do in a ‘crisis’ or mental health emergency
NHS self-help guides
Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust have developed self-help guides to cover a range of mental health issues. These are available in several formats and provide you with practical advice and support on a range of health topics including; stress, anxiety, depression and sleeping problems. Self-help guides
Is a website co-funded by NHS England which has been designed to help you think about some of the simple and practical things that you can do to feel a bit calmer and find new ways to cope. Visit website here.
Audio breathing and meditation exercises from Leeds Recovery College
While we can’t always avoid the feelings brought on by stressful situations – what can really help is to focus on our breathing. You can listen to our Leeds Recovery College facilitators sharing some of there favourite exercises here and other NHS breathing exercises here.
The Western Trust Recovery College have developed a You Tube playlist of short video’s on a variety of mental health and wellbeing topics. You can view the full play list here and you can view our own Leeds Recovery College course introductory videos here.
What is google classroom?
Google classroom is a closed online space which we use to share a range of different resources which support both our online and in-person courses.
Google classroom is free to access and can be downloaded as an app onto your android or iOS (apple) mobile device via your play or app store. You can also access google classrooms with your computer or laptop.
- Google classroom for android
- Google classroom for apple / iOS
- Sign into Google classroom from your computer or laptop
When you have enrolled and booked onto a course, we will email you the link to your courses specific google classroom.
The zoom code for your online session will be in the ‘stream’ section of the classroom (if you access the class via your computer, this will be at the top of the screen, if you’ve downloaded the app to your phone, this is at the bottom).
Resources that support your course including; pre-recorded videos, workshop handouts, recap notes and activities will be in the ‘classwork’ section.
You will have access to your classroom, before, during and then following your course, up until the start of our new academic year (the following September).