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January 2015

Getting Your Message Across

January 26, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Hounslow Centre For Professional Development, 78 St John's Rd, Isleworth
London, TW7 6RU
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Interpersonal communication is vital if people want to maintain or extend their social circles. This workshop will show how communication can either be successful or fail, using structured exercises that explore the factors that influence communication. The session will go on to show how participants can modify different elements of the way they communicate in order to do so more effectively.

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October 2015

Skills For Employment

October 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0

This is a 7 week course for people who have experience of mental distress and are considering starting or returning to work. The course will help you to identify your existing skills as well as helping with practical topics such as CV writing, interview skills and job searching. You will also have an opportunity to explore issues around what to disclose to prospective employers, as well as your rights and some information about benefits. There will also be opportunities to…

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Understanding Permitted Work

October 19, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm UTC+0
St Paul’s Training Centre, St Paul’s Training Centre, Queen Caroline Street
London, W6 9PJ United Kingdom
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Did you know that those who receive health-related out of work benefits (e.g. ESA, Incapacity Benefit, and Severe Disablement Allowance) can do a certain amount of paid work without it affecting their benefit entitlement? This half-day course for Service Users, Staff and Carers is designed to clarify: • The different levels and types of Permitted Work and related earnings • Rules around Permitted Work and the current benefits structure • Expected changes to Permitted Work under Universal Credit

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Personal Independence Payments (PIP)

October 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0

This workshop will help you to understand the differences between disability living allowance (DLA) and PIP, the basic qualifying conditions for PIP and how and when you will be transferred from DLA to PIP. You will also get some guidance on how to complete the form to include proper consideration of your mental health condition.

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Understanding The Work Capability Assessment (WCA)

October 23, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
West Thames College, West Thames College, Isleworth, London Road
Greater London, TW7 4HS
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This course will give participants an overview of the WCA, what to expect throughout the process and what the different outcomes mean for you and your entitlement to benefits. The course will also include the appeals procedure and where to get support.

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September 2018

Disclosure in the workplace

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC+0
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