Youth Mental Health Aware
MHFA England Accredited Training
Become youth mental health aware and learn new skills to support young people. Taking this course raises your awareness about young peoples mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing. You will leave with an understanding of the common mental health conditions and the symptoms that may present in young people. There are still many myths and misunderstandings surrounding mental health and this course works to highlight the facts and helps break stigma.
Who should take this course? This MHFA England accredited training is recommended for anyone who lives with, works with or supports young people aged 8 - 18 years. If you work in a school or youth organisation it is particularly useful for all staff and to sit alongside youth mental health first aider training
Book individual places on our public courses or for groups of 6 or more you can book private group training, or 01277 801 844.
Upcoming public courses;
Thursday 21st January 2021 09:30 - 13:00 , online via Zoom.
Wednesday 27th January 2021 13:30 - 17:00 , online via Zoom.
What is mental health?
Protective and risk factors
Stigma and discrimination
Mental Health Continuum Model
Self-harm and suicide
Signs and symptoms of mental ill health in young people
Stress Container Model
Signposting to professional and self-help
Self-awareness and self-care
Learning takes place through a medley of presentations, group discussions, videos and reflective activities. Available for face to face delivery or via online virtual classroom training.
Understand and recognise the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues
Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences
A manual to keep to refer to when you need it
A workbook to complete activities
A certificate to say you are youth mental health aware
Booking and costs
Book individual places on our limited public courses. MHFA England value this training at £125pp and we have some subsidised pricing for £85pp.
If you have 6 or more people to train we can provide private group sessions, please get in touch - or 01277 801 844