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Adult MHFA 2 day ONLINE

Stress, anxiety and depression are the biggest cause of sickness absence in our society. Mental ill health is responsible for 91 million working days lost every year, and our course aims to promote positive wellbeing in the workplace – aiming to create a culture of support and open discussion around Mental Health allowing colleagues to feel more supported.

 

This course is currently only available online.  

This two day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

  • 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 – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix
     

Format
  • This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub

  • Learning takes place through four live training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between.  

  • 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
     

Takeaways

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • 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
     

Audience   :  Any staff in any education or business setting who work with colleagues.  Particularly useful for staff who are line managers

 

Dates & Times:

13 July 2020:  9.00 – 10.45am

16 July 2020:  9.00 – 11.20am

21 July 2020:  9.00 – 11.00am

22 July 2020:  2.00 – 4.00pm 

 

Cost  :  £300

Facilitated by  :  Lisa Wisher

 

 

Click here to apply for this course