CANCELLED 10, 17, 24 Sept & 1 Oct 2021, ONLINE Mental Health First Aid (Adult)

THIS TRAINING WILL BE DELIVERED LIVE ONLINE VIA MHFA ONLINE LEARNING HUB.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised two day course (4 weekly half day online sessions, taking place on a Friday) which will certify you as a Mental Health First Aider in your workplace.

You'll learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue, while keeping yourself safe.

**By booking your training with Manchester Mind, you are contributing towards our vital services in Manchester. Recently our Listening Telephone Service has provided a lifeline for many people who have felt isolated and struggled with their mental health. People who come through to this service receive a call for up to an hour, up to 4 times, with an experienced member of staff. Each call costs approximately £26**

The online sessions will run from 9.30am - 12.30 pm at the latest via MHFA Online Learning Hub. You must have Chrome downloaded as your browser to access the training and a good internet connection due to the session being delivered by a trainer live. Some home learning between sessions is required (up to 2 hours).

COURSE MATERIALS WILL BE POSTED TO PARTICIPANTS - PLEASE ALLOW A MINIMUM OF 10 DAYS BEFORE THE COURSE COMMENCES. BOOKINGS TAKEN AFTER THIS DATE MAY NOT BE CONFIRMED. 

Learning aims:

»  An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

»  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

Course content:

»  What is mental health, understanding of the issues, overcoming stigma and discrimination

»  MHFA action plan

»  Symptoms, risk factors and treatment of common mental health issues

»  Signposting to treatment and resources, crisis first aid

»  Self care

When
10th September 2021 9:30 AM through 1st October 2021 12:30 PM
Location
Online
Manchester, GTM
United Kingdom
Contact
Phone: 01617695732
Course Price
Individual Price (£250 + VAT) £ 300.00
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