Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses are for staff working with people aged 8-18. They will teach you the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. In doing so, you can speed up a young person’s recovery and stop a mental health issue from getting worse.
The course will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.
But more than that, we aim to give you the information and skills to look after your own mental health so that you can set an example for young people. By giving you the tools to have these conversations, we hope to empower you to create a mentally healthy, supportive environment in your family, school, peer group or community.
This two day course will;
Provides a more in depth understanding of specific mental health issues and is delivered in four manageable chunks:
− What is mental health?
− Depression and anxiety
− Suicide and psychosis
− Self-harm and eating disorders
It focuses on the issues faced by young people today, such as cyber bullying and substance misuse, and teaches how to promote protective factors and good parenting.
Completing the two day course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider.
This training is charged at £250 for BEP Enhanced Members. £200 For BEP Universal Members.
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- Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
9th September 2020 - 10th September 2020
09:30 - 16:30