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Scottish Mental Health First Aid Training: Young People
Tue 30 May 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 BST
This training is designed for anyone who is interested in supporting young people (aged 11-17) with mental health issues. It comprises one full day’s training +7 hours of e-learning
How is this course organised?
Part 1 – You will receive a workbook and an e-learning module prior to the full day course
Part 2 – You will participate in a full day’s training course Tuesday 30th May
Part 3 – You will complete the e-learning module
You will receive a certificate, a learner’s manual and a DVD
What will you learn on the course?
- guidance on being a Mental Health First Aider
- attitudes to mental health issues
- the recovery message
- the impact of alcohol and drugs on mental health
- introduction to suicide intervention
- listening skills
- understanding depression
- how to offer first aid to someone experiencing depression
- understanding anxiety
- how to offer first aid to someone experiencing anxiety
- understanding psychosis
- how to offer first aid to someone experiencing a psychotic episode
The sessions will be led by Alison Ebbitt of the Family Mediation Practice. Alison is a skilled mediator who has been involved in this new training module since its inception. Alison has many years’ experience as a nurse and as a mental health social worker: she is recognised as a knowledgeable and empathic trainer in many fields.
This course is accredited by NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government and would count towards CPD points.
Note: Ticket sales will close on Tuesday 9th of May, in order to set up the e-learning course.
Remember: If you work for an organisation with a turnover of less than £10k or if you are purely volunteer-led and run you can access tickets at a further discounted rate – contact Suzie on 0141 332 2444.