We offer one-day training sessions to help Link Workers and Social Prescribers to feel confident when promoting Green Social Prescribing opportunities to their clients or patients, or might be considering how to incorporate connection with nature into their conversations to support people. The aim is to help people to understand the Green Prescribing landscape and also to understand how they can use Nature Connectedness within their own interactions with clients.
Sessions are delivered both face to face and online, and are in a variety of venues across South Yorkshire.
The next two sessions are below:
Tuesday 20th February 2024 from 10.30am – 1.00pm – Dorothy Fox Classrooms, Botanical Gardens, Sheffield
Tuesday 5th March 2024 from 10.30am – 1.00pm – The Garden Rooms, Clifton Park, Rotherham
Throughout each session we give opportunities for questions and discussion of topics. These are a great opportunity for people to talk through their ideas and test out their learning as we progress through the topics. Sometimes we find new topics to include which we build into the subsequent training sessions.
Training Session 1 Slides
Training Session 1 Recording:
Training Session 1 Content:
What is Green Social Prescribing
Diverse landscape of Green prescribing opportunities – some voluntary sector and some paid for interventions.
What is Nature Connectedness?
Making the most of Nature Connectedness in your role with communities
Training Session 2 Slides
Training Session 2 Recording:
Training Session 2 Content:
Recap Green Social Prescribing
Recap Nature connection and link to wellbeing
Humans are social animals. Community matters.
To understand that as practitioners – we are part of creating healthy environments and connected communities
Training Session 3 Slides
Training Session 3 Recording:
Training Session 3 Content:
Mapping of existing provision of Green Prescribing Opportunities.
Children and adolescents Nature Connection
Play in Adults
Nature connectedness in your own practice
Taking it further – Future of Green Prescribing
Derby University Nature Connectedness Online Course
Resources and other reference material:
- Padlet – feel free to add your own links onto here too, to share good practice and help others
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