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Adult 1 Day Mental Health Champion Training Course

Course Information

 This one day course qualifies you as an MHFA Champion, giving you: 


  • An understanding of common mental health issues  
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health 
  • Skills to support positive well-being
     

The cost of our open access courses is £120 +VAT per person and includes all learner materials, tea/coffee, & lunch. Costs for in-house training for your organisation can be requested by e-mailing us via: mentalhealth@mhfa999.co.uk 


Format:

  • One day face to face course
  • 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 an MHFA Champion
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

Open Access Course Dates & Venues

All of our current dates & venues for this excellent 1 day training course are listed below.


When you have found the date & venue that suits you simply book online now or if you prefer, e-mail us via mentalhealth@mhfa999.co.uk to book your place.

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Date: 17th January 2020 .

Venue: Sale Golf Club, Golf Road, Sale, Manchester, M33 2XU. BOOK NOW

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Date: 14th February 2020 .

Venue: Sale Golf Club, Golf Road, Sale, Manchester, M33 2XU. BOOK NOW

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Date: 20th March 2020 .

Venue: Sale Golf Club, Golf Road, Sale, Manchester, M33 2XU.  BOOK NOW

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Date: 17th April 2020 .

Venue: Sale Golf Club, Golf Road, Sale, Manchester, M33 2XU.  BOOK NOW

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More dates & Venues are available on our course booking page.

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Course Content

This excellent 1 day training course is divided into 2 sections:


Morning session:


  • About Mental Health First Aid.
  • About mental health and stress in the workplace.  
  • Stigma and discrimination.
  • Depression.
  • Anxiety disorders.
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis).
  • Early warning signs of mental ill health.
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health.


Afternoon session:


  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan.
  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis.
  • Suicide.
  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally.
  • Action 3: Give support and information.
  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help.
  • Action 5: Encourage other supports.
  • Recovery.
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace. 
  • Action planning for using MHFA.

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