Free training programme available for Community & Voluntary organisations in the Western Trust area.

Hope Matters is a new skills programme developed by RESILIO. It is based on research that suggests ‘Hope is a teachable skill’. 

Row of three logos. From left to right Developing Healthy Communities, Clear Project and Public Health Agency

The three-hour programme aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to grow and maintain hope within themselves and others during these challenging times.

Booking essential

Facilitated by: Marie Dunne & Martin Heaney
Venue: All sessions will be delivered online via Zoom  
Upcoming Dates:
  • 25th Feb 2021 - 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • 25th Feb 2021 - 2.00pm - 5.00pm
  • 2nd Mar 2021 - 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • 2nd Mar 2021 - 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Download booking form

Contents of the training sessions

Hope is one of the strongest protective factors in reducing the risks of suicide and self–harm.

Contents of the 3-hour interactive workshop will cover:
  • Introduce the concept of HOPE
  • Explore the evidence and how it is linked to supporting the recovery of trauma
  • Introduced to skills and knowledge to develop and maintain hope, even during these challenging times
  • Have the confidence to act as an ambassador of hope in your families, communities, and workplaces

Download 'Hope Matters' flyer