Certified Mental Health First Aid Online

Licensed by MHFA England and for England only - Youth Course

  • 250 British pounds
  • Online Session - Links will be provided

About the course

This online course trains you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you: An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing ​ Format This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub Learning takes place through four live training sessions spread across one to two weeks, with self-learning activities in between. See course structure section below for more detail Each session is built around a Youth 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 Takeaways Everyone who completes the course gets: A certificate of attendance to say you are a Youth Mental Health First Aider A Youth MHFA manual to refer to whenever you need it A workbook including some helpful tools to support your own mental health Book now to join the growing family of youth mental health first aiders in England

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