£70 – £80

Scottish Mental Health First Aid Training: Young People

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The Albany Learning and Conference Centre

44 Ashley St

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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
  • equalities
  • 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.

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