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Online Youth Mental Health First Aid 2 Day

This online course trains people as Youth Mental Health First Aiders, giving them:

  • 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 their own mental wellbeing  


Format

  • This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub
  • Learning takes place through four live training sessions, spread across one to two weeks, with self-learning activities in between. See course structure section below for more detail 
  • Each session is built around a Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn 


Takeaways

  • Everyone who completes the course gets:
  • A certificate of attendance to say they are a Youth Mental Health First Aider
  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it
  • A quick reference card for the Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health

Session Duration

2 hour(s)

Sessions

4

Session Capacity

16

Price

£285

Upcoming Sessions

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