Trauma, Bereavement and Mental Health Training for Link Workers and other Frontline Workers

This training is for staff in health and community settings who are working with and supporting clients who have suffered from trauma, bereavement, and/or developed mental health issues, whether related or not to the COVID-19 situation.

The course is delivered through 2 x 2hr30 interactive on-line sessions and a pre-recorded session (approx 1hr) which is released to participants to watch one week before the first teaching session.

Learning outcomes:

  • To be able to recognise signs, symptoms and causes of trauma, grief and mental health issues
  • To build self-resilience to manage difficult and challenging conversations
  • To build knowledge, skills and confidence to have conversations with people who are experiencing trauma, bereavement and mental health issues
  • The role and boundaries of Social Prescribing link workers and similar staff with regard to clients who have suffered from trauma, bereavement and mental health issues
  • To know when to refer on and how to make an effective referral

Training dates (online):

No courses current planned, please contact us if you are interested in studying or commissioning this course


This training can also suit whole teams, such as social prescribing teams and primary care teams including, receptionists, care navigators, care coordinators, health and wellbeing coaches, community navigators, housing association staff and other similar roles.

To discuss how we might support your team or if you have any questions please email