Back on Track Service – Previous Workshop Slides and Resources

Below are the slides and handouts from the various workshop that we delivered in partnership with the Back on Track Service in Hammersmith.

Coping Strategies

Coping Strategies When You are Feeling Unsafe

Workshops

Anger

This workshop was aimed at teaching anger management strategies. It looked at the cycle of anger and how people many react and feel following this. It also looked into some helpful anger management strategies to reduce the anger and learn how to react in different ways.

Presentation Slides

Anger Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions

1. What is Anger

2. Anger Coping Strategies

3. Assertive Communication

PDF Versions 

1. What is Anger

2. Anger – Coping Strategies

3. Assertive Communication

Assertiveness

This workshop covered information about different communication styles and some communication skills. Suitable for anyone that finds it difficult to say no.

Presentation Slides

Assertiveness Workshop Slides

Handouts

No handouts were given for this workshop 

Confidence and Self-Esteem

This workshop identified self-critical thinking and helping you to improve your self-esteem by recognising your positive qualities.

Presentation Slides

Confidence & Self Esteem Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions

1. Positive Steps to Wellbeing – With Pictures

1a. Positive Steps to Wellbeing – With Pictures 24 Font

1b. Positive Steps to Wellbeing – Text Only

2. Soothing Rhythm Breathing

2a. Soothing Rhythm Breathing – 16 Font

2b. Soothing Rhythm Breathing – 24 Font

3. Positive Statement – 16 Font

3a. Positive Statement – 24 Font

4. Creating a Safe Place

4a. Creating a Safe Place – 16 Font

4b. Creating a Safe Place – 24 Font

PDF Versions  

1. Positive Steps to Wellbeing

1a. Positive Steps to Wellbeing – With Pictures 24 Font

2. Soothing Rhythm Breathing

2a. Soothing Rhythm Breathing – 16 Font

3. Positive Statements

4. Creating a Safe Place

4a. Creating a Safe Place – 16 Font

5. Positive Qualities Record

6. What is Low Self Esteem

Low Mood

This workshop looked at the nature of low mood and depression and demonstrates different methods of dealing with this difficult emotion.

Presentation Slides

Low Mood Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions

1. Cycle of Depression

2. Balanced Activities Planning

PDF Versions 

1. What is Depression

2. Cycle of Depression

3. Behaviour Activation

Mindfulness

These workshops looked at techniques that help people focus on the present. Often we can be consumed by our thoughts, worrying about things that may happen in the future or dwelling on things from the past.  The aim of the workshop was to learn breathing meditations to help people become more aware of the present moment, including getting in touch with moment-to-moment changes in their mind and body.

Presentation Slides

Mindfulness Workshop Slides 1

Mindfulness Workshop Slides 2

Handouts

MS Word Versions

What is Mindfulness

Mindfulness Chart

PDF Versions 

What is Mindfulness

Mindfulness Chart

Motivation

This Worksop looked at understanding the vicious cycle of low mood, reduced motivation. and how to make changes through action.

Presentation Slides

Motivation Workshop Slides

MS Word Versions

1. How to Activate Yourself

2. Improving Motivation Easy to Difficult

PDF Versions

1. How to Activate Yourself

2. Improving Motivationw Easy to Difficult

OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

This workshop looked at helping people understand more about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The session looked at what is meant by OCD and some ideas about how to manage the intrusive thoughts and the compulsive behaviours that come with it. This workshop was aimed at anyone who thinks they suffer with OCD or who has a close friend/family member that suffers.”

Presentation Slides

Understanding OCD Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions 

1. Leaves on a Stream

2. Normal Intrusive Thoughts

3. Safety Behaviours

PDF Versions

1. Leaves on a Stream

2. Normal Intrusive Thoughts

Panic

This workshop looked at the panic cycle and how it can develop. It looked into the common physical symptoms associated with panic and often the catastrophic thoughts that come along with these. Calming techniques to help manage the panic and ways to deal with the negative thoughts will also be covered.

Presentation Slides

Panic Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions

1. What is Panic

2. Situational Exposure

3. Biology and Psychology of Panic

PDF Versions

1. What is Panic

2. Situational Exposure

3. Biology and Psychology of Panic

4. Eliminating Catastrophic Thinking – Panic Thoughts

Relaxation

These workshops covered a range of simple relaxation techniques.  They spent time exploring activities which might help you to de-stress and share ideas about how to fit relaxation time into your lives.

Presentation Slides

Relaxation Workshop Slides 1

Relaxation Workshop Slides 2

Handouts

PDF Versions

Relaxation Rulers

Self-Compassion

This workshop covered helping you to be kinder to yourself with a focus on self-care and self-soothing activities.

Presentation Slides

Self Compassion Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions

1. Soothing Activities

2. Soothing Rhythm Breathing – Exercise 1

PDF Versions 

1. Soothing Activities

2. Soothing Rhythm Breathing – Exercise 1

Sleep

This workshop covered techniques for people experiencing sleep difficulties (not sleeping enough / disrupted sleep / early morning waking), who are also experiencing any other condition whether physical or emotional in nature.

Presentation Slides

Sleep Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions

1. What is Sleep Hygiene

1a. What is Insomnia – Large Print

2. Facts about Sleep

PDF Versions

1. What is Sleep Hygiene

2. Facts about Sleep

3. Info-what is insomnia

4. What is Insomnia

5. Insomnia and Your Thinking

6. Sleep Diary

Social Anxieties

This workshop looked at understanding the role of self-focused attention and the importance of challenging our anxious predictions.

Presentation Slides

Social Anxiety Workshop Slides

Handouts

No handouts were given out in this workshop  

Stress

This workshop was aimed at teaching helpful stress management techniques. They looked at the common triggers to stress, how stress affects our bodies and the common symptoms people may notice. We will then move on to techniques to help manage stress and aid with relaxation.

Presentation Slides

Stress Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions

1. Coping With Stress

2. A Guide to Relaxation

2a. A Guide to Relaxation – Print Version

3. Alarming Adrenaline

4. Stress Hot Cross Bun

PDF Versions 

1. Coping With Stress

2. A Guide to Relaxation

3. Alarming Adrenaline

Unhelpful Thinking (Challenging)

This workshop focused on recognising unhelpful thinking patterns and developing alternatives.

Presentation Slides

Unhelpful Thinking Slides

Handouts

PDF Versions 

Unhelpful Thinking Styles

Worry – Managing Worries 

These workshops covered information regarding anxiety and techniques for managing worry.

Presentation Slides

Worry Workshop Slides

Managing Worry Workshop Slides

Handouts

MS Word Versions

1. Postpone Your Worries

2. The Worry Tree

3. Problem Solving – Easy Read

PDF Versions 

1. How Worry Works

2. Postpone Your Worry

3. Problem Solving

4. Worry Tree

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