Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for new frontline staff or experienced professionals who work with adults who are experiencing mental health issues. This course can be delivered to a team of up to 16 delegates per session and is a mixture of self-directed (7 hours) and live (12 hours) online sessions over two weeks. Delegates will qualify as a Mental Health First Aider.
What will you learn?
On completion of this course you will:
- Have an in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
- Learn about anxiety, depression, self-harm, eating disorders, psychosis and suicide
- Learn practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
- Have confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
- Have developed enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
- Understand how to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, the NHS, or a mix.
The live online sessions will be delivered in morning slots: 9:05am-12:15pm over four mornings, there is potential to be flexible on timings. The seven ours of self-directed learning would ideally be planned by the booker in advance of the online sessions, this can be discussed before booking the course.
Cost (In-House training)
Members: £1,880 - Plus £26 per delegate for a MHFA manual
Non-Members: £2,670 - Plus £26 per delegate for a MHFA manual
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