YiS Workshops

To find out more please contact Toni our Development and Training Manager by calling 01908 892998 or emailing toni@mkyis.org.uk

Happiness, Gratitude & Mindfulness

At the end of this workshop participants will feel more confident to:

  • Understand the importance of optimal wellbeing.
  • Understand the connection between happiness, gratitude, and kindness.
  • Feel more encouraged to have an honest and open discussion and trust in one another.
  • Know how to use the power of breath to bring mindfulness into the workplace and home.
  • Participants will leave the workshop feeling refreshed and fiercely focussed.

Healthy Relationships

At the end of the workshop, participants will feel more confident to:

  • Identify what creates a healthy, respectful relationship and consider how they want to be treated.
  • Begin to identify what behaviours are defined as unhealthy or abusive using the power and control wheel.
  • Recognise their wants,needs and desires.
  • Identify qualities that make a healthy relationship.

Mental Health Awareness & Wellbeing

At the end of the workshop, participants will feel more confident to:

  • Understand the importance of Mental Health and Physical Health
  • Look at their personal stressors using the Stress Bucket tool.
  • Explore self-esteem building tools using the five ways to wellbeing.
  • Consider how to maintain or regain good Mental Health for yourself.
  • Identify strategies to help cope with stress at home, school, and work using wellbeing action plans.

Self-Esteem & Confidence

At the end of the workshop, participants will feel more confident to:

  • Understand the importance of good Mental Health & Physical Health.
  • Recognise that you have worth and are worthy of happiness.
  • Explore, express and share our feelings when asked: “How are you feeling?”
  • Look at how low and high Self-esteem can affect our Mental health & Relationships.
  • Discover Self-esteem and confidence-building tips & tools.

Stress & Anxiety

At the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Improved understanding of mental health, stress & anxiety.
  • A look at their personal stressors using the Stress Bucket tool.
  • Improved ability to recognise the signs of stress in yourself and others.
  • Gained some techniques to reduce stress & anxiety.
  • Knowledge of local services and support.

Wellbeing Champions Training

The wellbeing champions programme aims to give participants the skills and knowledge they need to safeguard their mental health and that of their peers. In this champions programme, educators will work through a mental health awareness workbook that covers the topics of stigma and discrimination, spotting the signs including non-judgemental listening and the responsibilities of a peer educator.

Discussion around future projects is discussed and encouraged so that education and support continues after the programme.

Workplace Wellbeing

Suitable for all staff including those with leadership responsibilities, who are keen to promote positive workplace mental wellbeing, improve productivity and staff morale.

At the end of the workshop participants will feel more confident to:

  • Better understand mental health and wellbeing.
  • Empower staff to feel more confident discussing mental health.
  • Support staff to better relate to others.
  • Share strategies for staying well and promoting positive mental wellbeing using wellbeing action plans. (WAP)
  • Look at ways to improve their own wellbeing using the five ways of wellbeing.

Mental Health First Aid

We offer accredited Mental Health First Aid training in-house to your employees. If you have eight or more employees you'd like to train in Mental Health First Aid then we can help.

We offer:

  • Adult Mental Health First Aid Two day training
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Two day training


To find out more please contact Toni our Development and Training Manager by calling 01908 892998 or emailing toni@mkyis.org.uk