Jo Dover – Mental Health, Resilience & Wellbeing
Jo is the Director of Jo Dover Consulting, and is an experienced trainer who has over 25 years experience working with victims of terrorism, mental health, support, and resilience. She is a Mental Health First Aid Workplace Associate for MHFA England and a Certified Master Resilience Trainer.
She has worked with people affected by political violence since 2001, including former armed forces personnel, and civilians who have been bereaved, injured by and witnessed acts of terrorism and other conflicts.
Jo is Vice Chair of the Emergency Planning Society’s National Human Aspects Group and has provided training and consultancy to many different organisations in the Emergency Planning, Resilience and Humanitarian Assistance field and also to the public, corporate and third sector.
In 2014 the University of Liverpool made Jo an Honorary Research Associate in recognition of her work and she has recently become a Fellow of the Institute of Welfare.
Jo is a member of the Advisory Board for Strength to Strength, a US non-profit supporting victims of terrorism. She is also an Advisory Board Member for The Royal Marines Support Network.
Courses can be delivered on a stand-alone basis, and packages can also be tailored for organisations to
meet the particular health and wellbeing needs of their staff, by providing a suite of training to prevent,
intervene or to promote recovery from the effects of mental ill health. Courses can be delivered at your
premises, or at a venue of your choice.
The Human Aspects of Major Incidents
The impact of major incidents on people is far reaching, from the early days after the event, to the medium and long term, and for many years afterwards.
Strengthening Personal Resilience
This programme places personal resilience in the context of the workplace and highlights the influences, techniques and approaches that help individuals develop and sustain personal control and resilience at work.
The Manager’s Role in Resilience
The aim of this programme is to help Managers strengthen their own resilience and to provide them with some approaches to help the resilience of their people.
MHFA Adult Two Day
Become a Mental Health First Aider.
MHFA Adult is an internationally recognised, evidence-based course. The course lasts two days, and can be delivered flexibly to meet your organisation’s needs.
Stress Management and Self Care for Responders
Responding to a critical incident, particularly those that are high profile and life changing for those affected by them, can also impact on the responding community.
MHFA Adult One Day
Become an MHFA Champion.
Based on the MHFA Two Day course, this training has been designed specifically with the workplace in mind. As a one day course, it fits flexibly into training timetables.
MHFA Adult Half Day
Become MHFA Aware.
MHFA Adult Half-Day is an introductory mental health awareness course.
Become a Youth Mental Health First Aider.
The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is an internationally recognised course designed specifically for those people that teach, work, live with or care for young people aged 8 to 18 years.
MHFA Armed Forces
Based on the MHFA Adult Two Day course, this training has been tailored to the unique culture and mental health needs of the Armed Forces community.
What is resilience for victims of terrorism?
I was asked to respond to questions about resilience for the UN's new initiative 'Ask our Expert' on its Support Portal for Victims of Terrorism. [...]
Resilience questions for victims of terrorism
The United Nations has a Support Portal for Victims of Terrorism, which has various different areas to help people affected by acts of terrorism. I'm [...]
GroundTruth Consulting Ltd’s Security Awareness in Fragile Environment (SAFE) course
A couple of weeks ago, I attended GroundTruth Consulting Ltd's Security Awareness in Fragile Environment (SAFE) course at their headquarters in the Sussex countryside. I'm [...]
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