Workplace Youth MHFA Two Day
This course is designed for all of those with pastoral responsibilities in schools, universities and other settings.
The two-day youth mental health first aid course is for those who wish to become a certified youth mental health first aider. Certificate holders will be given the skills to spot the triggers of various mental health issues and the confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress. Delegates will have the ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue and the skill to guide them to further help if required.
This two day 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 – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
- 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
We value this course at £300 per person. Costs may vary depending on location and instructor – contact the instructor for more information.
- Two day face to face course across four manageable sessions
- Each session is built around a Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan
- Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
- We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn
Everyone who completes the course gets:
- A certificate of attendance to say you are a Youth Mental Health First Aider
- A Youth MHFA manual to refer to whenever you need it
- A workbook including some helpful tools to support your own mental health