Young Peoples Mental Health First Aid (A four part virtual training session)
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Young Peoples Mental Health First Aid
This course is a blend of live training sessions and self-learning activities. Delivered by MHFA England Instructors, this course has been designed to teach delegates the practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues and gain confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
This online course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you:
- An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect 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 such as non-judgemental listening
- Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support
- Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
- Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing
This is an accredited course, being subsidised by the GSCP and THRIVE London. It is really important that you are able to commit to doing all 4 x a.m sessions as well as the pre-learning, otherwise you will not receive your accreditation.
There is between 1 hour and 15 minute and 1 hour 35 minutes of self-directed learning necessary before each session, which includes videos, quizzes and exercises.
You will need to register with the YMHFA online learning hub for this, and also to have your pre-course materials sent out to you. Once you have signed up for the course on the GSCP learning website you will be sent a link – please make sure that you register in good time to receive your workbook and manual – this can take up to 10 working days.
Please make sure you can attend all 4 live workshops prior to booking onto this course.
Self-directed learning: activities will be provided to delegates, which can be completed at an individual’s own pace prior to each online live session.
Course requirements: You will need internet access, and PC/laptop with video & audio connection. We will contact you before the event to give you support in joining the virtual classroom.
All course materials are sent to delegates via Royal Mail so please book your place at least 10 days before the training date so we can guarantee you receive your materials in time. On completion you will be a certified Mental Health First Aider.