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Mental Health First Aid: ONLY Open to TH ELFT Community Health Nurses

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PLEAS NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY OPEN TO TOWER HAMLETS ELFT EMPLOYED COMMUNITY HEALTH STAFF

Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st October 2017 (2 DAY COURSE)

Do you want to become a Mental Health First Aider?

We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to become a qualified Mental Health First Aider. Upon completion of the two day Adult Mental Health First Aid, an internationally recognised course, you will be a Mental Health First Aider.

Start time on both days is 9am and finish by 5pm. Certificates will not be issued by MHFA England for late entries and early leavers, please ensure your time on both days are protected prior to registering place


What will you learn?

You will learn about a range of mental health issues: depression, suicidal crisis, anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. You will learn how to:

  • Recognise the symptoms of mental health issues

  • Provide initial help

  • Guide a person towards appropriate professional help


Please note that this course is a very basic introduction to identifying and providing initial support to adults (16+) with mental health needs. It is principally designed for learners with little or no prior training or knowledge of mental health issues. If you are unsure whether the course would be a suitable level to address your learning needs, please contact CEPN for further clarification prior to booking onto the course


What are the benefits?

You will help create supportive environments for people and improve their lives – whether they are your client, colleague or family.


Who can attend?

The course is open to anybody over 16


You will be expected to particpate in the evaluation process to help us to improve future delivery. You will receive a copy of the MHFA manual and workbook, and a certificate.

Testimonial from people who have attended this training

“During supervision meetings when looking at my staff sickness absences I am more aware of underlying issues”

“[I am] not afraid to discuss difficult topics such as suicide”

“The course has made me more confident to approach my clients over mental health issues”

When and where will the course take place?

Course will be held at the Education Centre, Mile End Hospital.

Costs

The standard cost is £300 per person, however currently limited number of places on offer at 50% for £150 through support from external funding


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