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Youth Mental Health First Aid Champion (1 DAY)

1 in 10 young people experience emotional and mental health problems including stress, anxiety and depression and there is evidence to suggest early intervention is hugely beneficial.

This one day course qualifies you as a Youth MHFA Champion and provides you with practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues and gives you the confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress.

Training is delivered by highly experienced Registered Nurses and includes a mixture of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

Course content:

Session 1

  • What is mental health and mental ill health?
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Depression
  • Suicide

Session 2

  • Anxiety
  • Self-harm
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Recovery
  • Resilience

 

A Youth Mental Health Awareness certificate is awarded on completion of the course and delegates will also receive a comprehensive Youth MHFA manual which acts as an excellent reference and support resource.

Date - Friday 24th January 2020

Time - 9am-4pm (approx)

Cost - £140 including lunch & refreshments