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youth Mental Health

First Aid 

two day course 
£300 pp exc vat 

delegates will gain

+  An in depth understanding of youth mental health and factors affecting wellbeing

 

+  Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

 

+  Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress

 

+  Enhanced interpersonal skills including non-judgemental listening

 

+  Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support 

 

+  Skills to support a young person with a long term mental health issue 

 

+  Tools to look after their own mental wellbeing

What to expect

+  Numbers are limited to 16 people per course to keep them safe and supported

 

+  Delegates are given an MHFA manual to keep and refer to 

 

+  Four sessions including activities, presentations and discussions

 

+  All help to build a Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan

 

+  Upon completion of all sessions, delegates receive a Youth Mental Health First Aider certificate

Course structure

  • Session 1

    • About Youth Mental Health First Aid

    • Context: England’s child health care policy

    • About mental health – facts and figures

    • Risk factors for mental ill health

    • Protective factors for mental health

    • Preventing mental health issues and promoting wellbeing

    • The Youth MHFA action plan: ALGEE

  • Session 2

    • About depression – facts and figures

    • Signs and symptoms

    • Risk factors

    • About anxiety disorders – facts and figures

    • Signs and symptoms

    • Risk factors

    • The MHFA action plan for depression and anxiety: ALGEE

  • Session 3

    • About suicide

    • Risk factors and warning signs for suicide

    • First aid for suicidal crisis

    • About psychosis

    • Risk factors and warning signs of psychosis

    • Types of psychotic disorders

    • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis

    • The MHFA action plan for psychosis: ALGEE

  • Session 4

    • About self-harm – facts and figures

    • Risk factors

    • Signs and symptoms

    • The MHFA action plan for self-harm: ALGEE

    • About eating disorders – facts and figures

    • Different types of eating disorders

    • The MHFA action plan for eating disorders: ALGEE

    • Recovery

Contact

More Than Mind

Emerald House

Unit B Braintree Industrial Estate

Braintree Road

Ruislip

Middx

HA4 0EJ

United Kingdom

 

Tel: +44 7765 332 862

Email: iveta@morethanmind.org

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