Mental Health First Aid Training
Course Name: Adult, Mental Health First Aid, Two Day
Instructor Name: Jude Price
KEY COURSE FACTS
Course duration: 2 days, 9 -5 both days
Please note: Attendance will be capped to a maximum of 16 delegates per course.
For an in-house course quotation, please call Jude on 07795 423101.
WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID?
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.
Everyone on an Adult MHFA course is taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues.
Each and every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor, who has attended the instructor training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.
Mental Health First Aiders have:
An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect well being
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support
WHAT DOES THE COURSE COVER?
MHFA training is delivered over 2 days in four manageable chunks, each with a focus on how to apply Mental Health First Aid skills:
Mental Health First Aid, mental health, and depression.
Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis.
Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self-harm.
Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Everyone who attends the course will receive a copy of the MHFA manual and workbook, which are both excellent support resources.
When you have completed the course you will receive a certificate to confirm that you are a trained Mental Health First Aider.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THIS COURSE
The course will:
Give a deeper understanding of the issues that impact on and relate to people’s mental health
Teach practical skills that can be used every day, being able to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and feel confident guiding people towards the appropriate support.
Independent research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:
Raises awareness and mental health literacy
Reduces stigma around mental ill health
Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
Encourages people to start a conversation with a person who may be experiencing a mental health issue
Promotes early intervention which enables recovery
Highlights the importance of looking after your own mental health.
Course Dates 12/13th September, Basingstoke, 24/25th September Southampton
For more information and to book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07795423101
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