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

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Rebecca Bevans HR

24 Garrett Road

Lynx Trading Estate

Yeovil

BA20 2TJ

United Kingdom

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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.

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

Do to the venue size we will limit the numbers to 8 so that you can feel safe and supported while you learn. The training room is Covid secure and a full risk assessment has been carried out. We also conduct health questionnaires prior to training.

You will get an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it. When you complete the two days you'll get a certificate to say you are a Mental Health First Aider. This can take up to 2 weeks to arrive.

Learning takes place across four manageable sessions. Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.

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?

There is not complete disabled access, whilst a wheelchair can come into the building there are not disabled toilets. We are working on the first floor please discuss your disabilities with us in advance and we may decide another venue will be more suitable for you.

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.

Can I get a discount?

If you are a client of Rebecca Bevin HR you can request a 10% off the price contact Rebecca Bevin HR for this.  Spaces will be offered free to Veterans, Service Leavers, Reserves or Spouses as part of our Armed Forces Covenant commitment ( Max 1 space) . There are a limited number of free spaces on this course 1 place.

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. 

Parking Information

There is visitor parking at Rebecca Bevin HR you need to give your registration number to reception when you sign in.

Lunch

You will need to provide your own lunch on both days.

Transport (Monday to Friday)

TRAVELLING BY RAIL

Yeovil Pen Mill Railway Station is BA21 5DD its 2.3 miles by TAXI 

TRAVELLING BY BIKE

By Bicycle there is a Sustran Bicycle network https://www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network/route-26/ which runs through Yeovil.

  • Journey time: 20 minutes
  • Distance: 2.48 miles
  • Calories: 68 kcal
  • CO2 avoided: 744 grammes
  • Quietness: 41 %

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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Rebecca Bevans HR

24 Garrett Road

Lynx Trading Estate

Yeovil

BA20 2TJ

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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