£200

MHFA Youth 2 day Mental Health First Aider course in Harrogate

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Harrogate

Windsor House

Cornwall Road

Harrogate

HG1 2PW

United Kingdom

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Who it's for?

Everyone who teaches, works, lives with or cares for 8 to 18-year-olds, including young people themselves from age 16 upward.

Everyone who completes the course gets:

A Youth MHFA manual to refer to whenever they need it

A certificate to say they are a Youth Mental Health First Aider

What you will learn

An in depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing

Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress

Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate

Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive

Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing


Course structure

Session 1: Youth MHFA

About Youth MHFA

Context: England’s child health care policy

About mental health – facts and figures

Risk factors for mental ill health

Protective factors for mental health

Preventing mental health issues and promoting wellbeing

The Youth MHFA action plan


Session 2: Depression and anxiety

About depression – facts and figures

Signs and symptoms

Risk factors

About anxiety disorders – facts and figures

Signs and symptoms

Risk factors

The MHFA action plan for depression and anxiety

Session 3: Suicide and psychosis

About suicide

Risk factors and warning signs for suicide

First aid for suicidal crisis

About psychosis

Risk factors and warning signs of psychosis

Types of psychotic disorders

Crisis first aid for acute psychosis

The MHFA action plan for psychosis

Session 4: Self-harm and eating disorders

About self-harm – facts and figures

Risk factors

Signs and symptoms

The MHFA action plan for selfharm

About eating disorders – facts and figures

Different types of eating disorders

The MHFA action plan for eating disorders – Recovery

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Harrogate

Windsor House

Cornwall Road

Harrogate

HG1 2PW

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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