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WCEN News, Events & Blogs

Latest news on WCEN projects, events in the community, current news and blogs from WCEN workers and those in our Network.

We are now looking for people and community groups who are interested in our second round of Advice First Aid Training! Advice First Aid Network – Training  Training provided by Citizens Advice Wandsworth, and held at Battersea Library, 265 Lavender Hill, SW11 1JB About the Advice First Aid Training Advice First Aider Criteria and commitments

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Coproduction from Theory to Practice: Wandsworth Community Empowerment Network An Evaluation Report by Dr. Rochelle Burgess and Natasha Choudary With an introduction from Councillor James Maddan Wandsworth Council, Foreword from Alice Evans, The Lankelly Chase Foundation and an Afterword by Malik Gul, Wandsworth Community Empowerment Network June 2017 To download the report please click here 

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Our 9th Healing Our Broken Village Black Mental Health Conference and Black History Exhibition will be held on Thursday 26th October 2017   HOBV 9 will include a progress report on pledges made by South West London and St. Georges Mental Health Trust at last years conference , and a focus on young BME people and mental

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Our first Help through Hardship and Crisis conference, held in partnership with Citizens Advice Wandsworth, was held on Wednesday 26th July at Springfield Hospital, Tooting. The purpose of the conference was to explore issues of hardship and crises that have emerged through the first year of the project, and we heard from a range of public services and
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Is there institutional racism in mental health care? Watch here  Black people are being failed by the UK’s mental health services because of “institutional racism”, it has been warned. How does this affect those who experience it? When Eche Egbuonu, who has bipolar disorder, was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, he should have been

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On 19th July we held our first Family Therapy Summer Party at the Prudence Skynner Clinic at SWLSTG Mental Health Trust. This was a great opportunity for our Pastors, Muslim Leaders and Churches Networks to get together and share their experiences. We heard from Malik Gul, Director WCEN on the Family Therapy Project to date and
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The first cohort for the Advice First Aid training programme took place in June (3 sessions on 13th, 20th and 27th June). The training was be delivered by Citizens Advice Wandsworth at Battersea Library This training programme sought to equip our partner’s staff and volunteers with the knowledge and skills to provide information and refer people who
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