FULL - Mental Health First Aid Training 2 Day Accredited Course ONLINE

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Adult MHFA Two Day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. Mental Health First Aiders have: An in depth understanding of ment

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Adult MHFA Two Day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. This course is now being delivered online. This means that it covers the areas listed below but not in this order.

Mental Health First Aiders have:

An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

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 - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

What to expect - This course is now held online all participants have been notified.

Session 1

Why Mental Health First Aid?

The Mental Health First Aid action plan

What is mental health?

Impact of mental health issues

Stigma and discrimination

What is depression?

Symptoms of depression

Risk factors for depression

Depression in the workplace

Session 2

Suicide figures

Alcohol, drugs and mental health

First aid for suicidal crisis

Non-judgemental listening skills

First aid for depression

Treatment and resources for depression

Self-care

Session 3

What is an anxiety disorder?

First aid for anxiety disorders

Crisis first aid after a traumatic event

Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders

Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders

Cognitive distortions and CBT

Personality disorders

Eating disorders

Self-harm

Session 4

What is psychosis?

Risk factors for psychosis

Alcohol, drugs and psychosis

Schizophrenia

Bipolar disorder

Warning signs of developing psychosis

Crisis first aid for acute psychosis

Treatment and resources for psychosis

Recovery and building resources

Action planning for using MHFA

FAQs

Does the venue have disabled access? Its ONLINE

Do I have to attend both days?

Yes This course is a 16 hour course so both days are non negotiable. 

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

No its sadly not transferrable. 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No the booking name needs to be the same as the person who attends for registration purposes.

Will I automatically pass the course?

No, It's important that the whole course is attended not the start and finish times on each day. We expect all participants to mirror the values of Mental Health First Aid and participate fully in the two day workshop. 

This group attended in July 2020 showing safe distancing. Their feedback was excellent.

Helen one of the participants said, “ Given social distancing measures it felt totally safe, considered and and not at risk whilst completing the course. Measures had been put in place prior to attending and reiterated during brilliant venue, everyone was very considerate of each other and exercises had been perfectly adapted.”

Juliet another participant said, “ Becky delivered a very interesting course and was able to, ‘bring to life’ with her wealth of experience. It was good to be able to participate face to face so we could have some good discussions . Becky and Ben made sure the venue was Covid safe which allowed me to focus on MH and not worry about being in a room with others, highly recommend thank you.”

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