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Bognor - Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges (for people working with children and young people)

Coastal West Sussex Mind

Friday, 28 April 2017 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)

Bognor - Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges (for...

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Funded by West Sussex County Council 23 Apr 2017 £15.00 £0.00

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Eligibility

This is a full day course for people working with children and young people in West Sussex.

This course is being delivered through a partnership between Coastal West Sussex MindGrassroots Suicide PreventionYMCA Downslink GroupWest Sussex County Council and West Sussex CCGs.

 

Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges

This is a one day course designed especially with schools in mind. Based on the Youth MHFA course but targeted to meet the needs of educational environments, delegates will become Champions for better mental health in schools.

 

What will I learn?

Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges covers key topics around young people’s mental health and wellbeing, with a strong practical focus on how to support young people experiencing mental distress.

  • What is mental health and mental ill health?
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • The five steps of Mental Health First Aid
  • How to spot symptoms of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
  • Suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Non judgemental listening skills


How will I learn?

As a one day course, it fits perfectly into schools’ inset training days and busy timetables, making it accessible for teaching staff across sectors. The session will be a mix of presentations, discussions, and group work activities.

Our instructors provide a safe learning environment and are trained to support you throughout the whole course. If you don’t feel comfortable joining in certain parts, then there is no pressure to.

 

Getting to the Venue

By Car Follow the brown signs to the Regis Centre. We are between Belmont Street and the Esplanade, There is a large car park next door.

FOR SAT NAV THE POST CODE IS PO21 1BL.

By Bus

Take a bus to Bognor Regis High Street. Walk east towards the main shopping parade (London Road) and turn right through the arcade. We are located at the end of the arcade (5 minutes walk).

By Train Take a train to Bognor Regis station. Leave the station by the main exit through the booking hall. Turn left to the main shopping precinct (London Road). Cross into the arcade. We are located at the end (10 minutes walk).

 

Refreshments

Tea and coffee with also be provided during break times. 

 

Registration fee

Your £15 registration fee for this course helps towards the additional venue and refreshment costs.

 

Cancellations

Please notify us ASAP if you are unable to attend the course. As this is a funded programme our aim is to ensure all available places are taken up. Early notification may mean we can offer this space to someone on our waiting list.

 

In-House Courses

In House courses are a cost-effective way of training a whole team in your own venue, on a date that works for you. Please contact us to discuss your exact training needs on:

01903 277010

 

We hope you enjoy the course!

 

Do you have questions about Bognor - Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges (for people working with children and young people)? Contact Coastal West Sussex Mind

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The Gallery
Regis Centre
Belmont Street
PO21 1BL Bognor
United Kingdom

Friday, 28 April 2017 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)


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Organiser

Coastal West Sussex Mind

Welcome to Coastal West Sussex Mind

We are an independent local mental health charity working in West Sussex.

We aim to promote good mental health through the provision of high quality services and through campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and understanding.

Our services support young people, adults, older adults, carers and families affected by mental health problems. We offer help and advice to people around improving their physical and mental well-being, strengthening their self-esteem and confidence, building strong relationships with family, friends and communities, getting into education, training and work and achieving their personal and social goals.

We also work actively in local communities to raise awareness about mental health and tackle the stigma and discrimination.

Phone: 01903 277000

Email: training@coastalwestsussexmind.org

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