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Mental Health First Aid Training 2 Day Accredited Course February 2019 Brid...

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Mercure Hotel

56-66 Eastover

Bridgwater

TA6 5AR

United Kingdom

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Our 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

We limit numbers to a minimum of 8 people and a maximum of 16 people per course so that you can feel safe and supported while you learn.

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

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

No, we would ask for you to book again on a seperate course and create a refund if necessary.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking Information

There is limited parking in Eastover Car Park £4 per day

Eastover & St. John St. Shoppers
St John Street
Bridgwater
TA6 5HP

Angel Place Shopping Centre
Bridgwater
TA6 3TQ

£8 all day

Does the venue have disabled access?

Yes full disabled access.

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 SME based in Sedgemoor then we have a limited number of discounted tickets thanks to Sedgemoor Distict Council Small Grants Sceme values at £50 off the ticket price please contact mandy@newleaf.uk.com if you would like to apply for one of these places.

Will I automatically pass the course?

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

Can I cancel my place

We offer the following cancellation agreement. 4 weeks notice in writing before the date of the course full refund. within 3 weeks notice 75% refund two weeks notice 50% refund within one weeks notice no refund.

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56-66 Eastover

Bridgwater

TA6 5AR

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