Helping men get Help
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The course is designed for service providers in areas such as health promotion, parenting, education, social care, mental health, support groups, community safety and housing. The course if for anyone concerned with helping men and boys get better access to and outcomes from their existing services, or anyone interested in developing new services and projects for men and boys.
To leave you with a broad understanding of the barriers men and boys face and give you the skills and knowledge you need to help men and boys overcome these barriers and access the services and projects you run.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- How to make a compelling case for focussing on men and boys
- The latest evidence on the barriers that men and boys face
- A range of tried and tested approaches from around the world
- How to assess how inclusive your service is
- How to develop an action plan for including men and boys
Why focus on men and boys? In this session we explore the case for focussing on men and boys as a distinct group and give you the knowledge and confidence you need to take action in this area. You’ll learn how to make a compelling case for targeting men and boys.
Helping men get help. In this session we look at the latest evidence on the barriers that men and boys face to accessing services and begin to consider how this applies to your service.
What works and why it works. In this session we draw on real life examples from around the world of services that have radically improved men and boys access to local services. Here we help you to identify what these projects have in common and how you apply the lessons learnt to your service.
Planning for success. In the final session we consider how you can to apply what you have learnt to your service or project. We give you a step by step action plan to help you assess how ‘male friendly’ your service is and help you identify the actions you can take to help men and boys get betting access to and outcomes from your services.
When & Where
Leading the Change.
If you are looking to make a difference either as as part of a CSR commitment or as a charity, social enterprise or campaign or as an individual we offer the Leadership skills to enable this to happen.
We are a social enterprise http://www.leadingthechange.org.uk/