Please note this is a 2 day course, Both Days must be attended.Day 1 : 15th June 2020Day 2 : 16th June 2020Time: Registration from 08.30 08.45 - 16.00 Venue: Devon Training Hub, 5 Research Way, Plymouth Science Park, PL6 8BT Lunch/Refreshments: Refreshments will be provided Parking: There is some free parking at the venue
Content: What is Mental Health First Aid?What is Mental Health First Aid?Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is aninternationally recognised training coursewhich teaches people how to spot thesigns and symptoms of mental ill healthand provide help on a first aid basis.MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist,but just like physical first aid, it will teachyou to listen, reassure and respond, evenin a crisis.Adult MHFA courses are for everyoneaged 16 upwards. Every MHFA course isdelivered by a quality assured instructorwho has attended our Instructor Trainingprogramme accredited by the RoyalSociety for Public Health, and is trainedto keep people safe and supported whilethey learn. What will I learn?Learning takes place through a mixof group activities, presentations anddiscussions. What you learn will dependon the length of course you attend:Two Day - Mental Health First AidersA practical skills and awareness coursedesigned to give you:− A deeper understanding of mentalhealth and the factors that can affectpeople’s wellbeing, including your own− Practical skills to spot the triggers andsigns of mental health issues− Confidence to step in, reassure andsupport a person in distress− Enhanced interpersonal skills such asnon-judgemental listening− Knowledge to help someone recovertheir health by guiding them toappropriate support
This course is sponsored by our partners in the pharmaceutical industry by the provision trade stands. Company products may be on display
Plymouth Science Park
Unit 1, 5 Research Way,
Turn off from the main Derriford Road and turn left into the Main Car Park which is the second turning on the left.
If you let us have your registration number prior to arriving you can just park in the Visitors car park we can register this for you on the system. Or you can also request a parking permit from us to print out and put in your car. You can then just park and make your way down to our building as indicated which is the first building on the left just off the roundabout. If you have not sent in your registration prior to arriving then come to our reception and we will give you a parking permit to put in your car.
When you get to the front door of our building please press 1 then the bell sign and we will buzz you in. Go through the doors to the left of the lift then take the next corridor on your right and go to the reception desk to sign in.