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MindSet

A screen industry specific mental health awareness training programme.

Up-skilling producers and industry managers with the tools to build a more inclusive workspace.

MindSet is supported by the ScreenSkills Film Skills Fund with contributions from UK film productions and delivered by Ffilm Cymru Wales, in association with BFI NETWORK Wales & BAFTA Crew UK. ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen industries.

Be Involved

Book your place on a unique sector specific CPD training programme, delivering bespoke opportunities to widen awareness around the subject of mental health in the workplace, and equipping producers, Heads of Department (HoD) and screen industry professionals with the skills required to design and nurture inclusive production environments.

What You Get

Developing skills & strategies for best practice around mental health in the screen industries:

  • Improved confidence in discussing factors related to mental health (presented with the effective language skills to do so)
  • Greater awareness of current best practice guidelines around mental health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Enhanced understanding of risk management (identify/act)
  • Creating and maintaining inclusive industry-specific working environments
  • Developing new people management skills
  • Peer-to-peer platform benefits; mentorship opportunities, new sectoral relationships, skill and knowledge sharing, involvement in programme legacy initiatives
  • Access to three days of events at Tramshed Tech with refreshments provided

How to Apply

Please send a CV and 200-word (max) statement on why you would like to take part in this training programme, and how it would benefit your professional practice. Please put MindSet in the email title and send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Help us to ensure the support we offer reflects society at its widest point by completing an anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form. We’ll contact you with an online form once we receive your application.

Training Programme: Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th January 2020

Programme Outline

Cost: £60 Freelancers / £120 Contracted Employees
Location: Tramshed Tech, Pendyris Street, Cardiff, CF11 6BH
Access: If you require this information in another format please get in touch to discuss further. A bursary and hardship support fund are available to ensure course participants represent the widest range of demographics.

 

Tuesday January 14th | Day 1: Cardiff Mind

Leading training organisation and mental health charity delivering quality services to people experiencing mental distress – giving you the tools to be a leader on mental health awareness in the workplace.
www.cardiffmind.org


Wednesday January 15th | Day 2: Film in Mind

Rebecca Day, film producer and psychotherapist, delivering a bespoke training day developing your knowledge on sector specific mental health issues through communal dialogue and role-specific training. Rebecca will also provide each participant with a 1-2-1 consultancy/mentoring session, taking place in 2020 as a personalised follow up to the training programme.
www.filminmind.co.uk