MHFA Youth Training

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Course Type - Online & In Person

This 15hr course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider

  1. An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect well-being
  2. Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  3. Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
  4. Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  5. 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
  6. Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  7. Tools to look after your own mental well-being
  • This course is available online and face to face
  • The 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
  • For either format please fill out the form below for more information
  • About mental health
  • Risk factors for mental ill health
  • Protective factors for mental health
  • Preventing mental health issues and promoting well-being
  • Topics included within the Youth MHFA course include:
  • Depression – Anxiety – Suicide – Psychosis – Self-harm – Eating disorders

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

From £162.50 with volume discount, contact our team for more information.

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