Mental Health First Aid Two Day Course


Mental Health First Aid two-day course for individuals, employers, organisations and communities. Accredited by Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA) delegates will qualify as Mental Health First Aiders.


  • Date: 28/05/2020 08:30 AM - 29/05/2020 05:30 PM
  • Location: Continuum Office and Training Room (Map)
  • More Info: Mill Race Farm Black Bourton OX18 2PJ

Description


An introduction to understanding mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing:

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues

  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether through self-help resources, internal support such as EAP, or external sources such as their GP

  • An understanding of how to keep themselves safe while performing their duties

Format:

  • Two day face to face course across four manageable sessions

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

  • Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructors can keep people safe and supported while they learn


Everyone who completes the course receives:

  • A certificate of attendance to say they are a Mental Health First Aider

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it

  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health

  • A copy of the Line Managers' Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health