The college provides development opportunities for students to move forward in their recovery by becoming experts by experience and sharing their stories.
Students will explore and discover personal strengths and motivation and learn tools and skills to help self-manage their recovery.
The programme includes matching people to various opportunities within the college. These may consist of classroom support, co-facilitation, co-production of workshops, courses and seminars etc.
Everyone on the programme will create a development plan, review it termly, attend group support sessions and other development opportunities.
Aim of the student development programme:
- Foster hope, optimism and control, enabling students to strengthen and self-manage their mental health and recovery.
Objectives are to:
- Increase student connections and a sense of belonging.
- Help students create meaningful goals that promote personal recovery and supports their aspirations.
- Enhance students’ mental wellbeing by helping them to develop their resilience, self-esteem, self-confidence, self-acceptance, hope and optimism
- Offer opportunities for students to contribute lived experience in order to enhance other students’ experience and learning.
- Enable students to learn self-management skills and strategies to enhance their personal recovery.
- Enable students to build transferable skills to support employment, further learning and voluntary opportunities
If you would like to find out more, contact us via email or telephone: 01442 864966