Mental Health First Aid – 2 day course 24th and 25th June 2024

24th June 2024
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Mental Health First Aid – 2 day course 24th and 25th June 2024

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

£325.00

Aims

Train as a Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®) and receive three years of certification, plus access to ongoing benefits.

This course is ideal for individuals who would like to become an MHFAider® to gain the knowledge and skills to spot signs of people experiencing poor mental health, be confident to start a conversation and signpost a person to appropriate support.​

In addition to the course, you will become part of the largest MHFAider® community in England, gaining access to resources, ongoing learning and 24/7 digital support through our MHFAider Support App®, to give you the tools and knowledge you need to carry out the role effectively and confidently, whether that be in your workplace, a volunteer role, or in the community.

Course outcomes

As an MHFAider® you will be able to:

  • Recognise those that may be experiencing poor mental health and provide them with first-level support and early intervention
  • Encourage a person to identify and access sources of professional help and other supports
  • Practise active listening and empathy
  • Have a conversation with improved mental health literacy around language and stigma
  • Discuss the MHFAider® role in depth, including boundaries and confidentiality
  • Practise self-care
  • Know how to use the MHFAider Support App®
  • Know how to access a dedicated text service provided by Shout and ongoing learning opportunities with MHFA England
Format
  • Online or face-to-face course structured across two flexible sessions. Each session is a maximum of 7hrs 30mins and sessions can be delivered within a two week period.
  • Learners will be trained over four live sessions with an MHFA England Instructor Member, covering 14 hours of content in total.​
  • Learning takes place through a mix of instructor led training, group discussions, individual and group activities.
  • Each session builds on the previous, enabling the learner to gain confidence in supporting others with a Mental Health First Aid action plan.
  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that instructors can keep people safe and supported while they learn.
  • We strive for all of our learning content to be as accessible and inclusive as possible.
Takeaways

Everyone who completes this course gets:

  • A hard copy workbook to support their learning throughout the course
  • A digital manual to refer to whenever they need it​ after completing the course
  • A wallet-sized reference card with the Mental Health First Aid action plan​
  • A digital MHFAider® certificate
  • Access to the MHFAider Support App® for three years
  • Access to ongoing learning opportunities, resources and exclusive events ​
  • The opportunity to be part of the largest MHFAider® community in England

Details

Date:
June 24
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
£325.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.livewellsouthwesttrainingnetwork.co.uk/

Organiser

LivewellSouthwestTrainingNetwork
Phone
01752435152
Email
info@livewellsouthwesttrainingnetwork.co.uk
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Venue

Forrester’s House
Forrester's House, 41 Estover Close
Plymouth, PL6 7PL United Kingdom
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Phone
01752435152
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