People taking part in a mental health first aid training course.

Adult/WORKPLACE Mental Health First Aid Training (2 Day)

Course Information

With the current C-19 virus situation all in person courses are suspended to prevent large groups gathering together. However MHFA England are currently adjusting the materials to make the 2 + 1 day MHFA courses deliverable online via video conferencing software. MHFA999 LTD is one of those providers who will be approved to deliver in this way, so when the courses become available we will be setting new dates as soon as possible.


This excellent two day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider in the workplace/community, giving you:


  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect well-being.
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix.
     


The usual cost of our open access courses is £220 +VAT (£264 INC) per person and would normally  includes all learner materials, tea/coffee, & lunch. Due to the current situation with the C-19 virus we are delivering the course for a reduced cost of £190 +VAT (£228 INC) to reflect the fact that we are not paying for a physical venue and refreshments.


Costs for in-house training for  your organisation can be requested by e-mailing us via: mentalhealth@mhfa999.co.uk  


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 instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn
     

Learner materials:

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


Course Content


This excellent 2 day training course is split into 4 sections:
Day 1 morning:

  • Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan.
  • What is mental health?
  • Impact of mental health issues.
  • Stigma and discrimination.
  • What is depression?
  • Symptoms of depression.
  • Risk factors for depression.
  • Depression in the workplace.

Day 1 afternoon:

  • Suicide figures.
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health.
  • First aid for suicidal crisis.
  • Non-judgemental listening skills.
  • First aid for depression.
  • Treatment and resources for depression.
  • Self-care.

Day 2 morning:

  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First aid for anxiety disorders.
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event.
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders.
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders.
  • Cognitive distortions and CBT.
  • Personality disorders.
  • Eating disorders.
  • Self-harm.

Day 2 afternoon:

  • What is psychosis?
  • Risk factors for psychosis
  • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Warning signs of developing psychosis
  • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Recovery and building resources
  • Action planning for using MHFA

Public Access Course Dates & Venues

Listed below are all our current dates and venues for our open access dates and venues for this excellent 2 day training course.


When you find the dates and venues that suit you simply click BOOK NOW or if you prefer, contact us by e-mail via mentalhealth@mhfa999.co.uk 


New dates will be announced soon for the delivery of these excellent course online via Zoom.

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