Quality of Services

Here at Washington Mind we pride ourselves on offering quality services.  Here is a list of our Professional Quality Marks and Accreditations

BACP Accreditation

Washington Mind’s Counselling services are accredited by the British association for Counselling and Psychotherapy awards for service provision and practitioner training that identifies, high standards of professionalism, quality and competence have been demonstrated. We submit an annual review to maintain this award.

For more information about the BACP Accreditation visit:  <a href="http://www.bacp.co.uk/accreditation/%20" target="_blank">http://www.bacp.co.uk/accreditation/ </a>

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BACP Accreditation

BACP Accreditation

Mind Quality Mark

We were recently awarded our Mind Quality Mark which is endorsed by the Charity Commission. Every local Mind is required to comply with the Mind Quality Mark and submit the required information on time as part of its affiliation agreement with Mind. The framework is made up of the 12 standards detailed below:

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Mind Quality Mark

Mind Quality Mark

Better Health at Work Award

This award helps employers to promote healthy lifestyles and consider the health and wellbeing of their employees.

Washington Mind has recently been awarded the Bronze Award which lays a firm foundation to build a healthier workplace and we are now working towards our Silver Award.

For more information about the Better Health at Work Awards visit: <a href="http://www.betterhealthatworkne.org/" target="_blank">http://www.betterhealthatworkne.org/</a>

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Better Health at Work Award

Better Health at Work Award

Positive about Disabled People

The ‘Two ticks’ positive ability symbol is awarded by the Jobcentre Plus to employers who have made commitments to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled staff.

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Positive about Disabled People

Positive about Disabled People

Safe Space

The Life House is recognised as a Safe Space, which means that members of staff have undertaken the relevant training and have the understanding to offer a ‘safe space’ to people who may need immediate support.

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Safe Space

Safe Space

Mindful Employer

Washington Mind are a Mindful Employer. Being part of this network gives us access  to additional information and support for staff who experience stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions.

Find out more about Mindful Employer visit:  <a href="http://www.mindfulemployer.net/" target="_blank">http://www.mindfulemployer.net/</a>

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Mindful Employer

Mindful Employer

Mental Health First Aid Champion

Washington Mind were awarded national award for 'demonstrated exemplary leadership in increasing mental health literacy in our community' through our training programme.

Visit:&lt;a href="http://mhfaengland.org/"&gt; http://mhfaengland.org/&lt;/a&gt; to learn more!

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Mental Health First Aid Champion

Mental Health First Aid Champion

A LIFE Worth Living Charter Mark

Washington have designed and developed this Citywide award so that organisations like ourselves can achieve the Charter Mark to show we are a suicide aware organisation.

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A LIFE Worth Living Charter Mark

A LIFE Worth Living Charter Mark