Mental Health First Aid Course in Market Harborough
June 12 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 5:00 pm BST£200
This 2 Day Mental Health First Aid Course developed by MHFA England is suitable for anyone who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgemental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common workplace mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support. It qualifies you as a mental health first aider. Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and what factors can affect well being. The course teaches you practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives you the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.
Contents of the course
|Why Mental Health First Aid?||Crisis first aid after a traumatic event|
|What is depression?||Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders|
|What is mental health?||Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders|
|Impact of mental health issues||Cognitive distortions and cognitive behavioural therapy|
|Stigma and discrimination||Personality disorders|
|The Mental Health First Aid action plan||Eating disorders|
|Symptoms of depression||Self-harm|
|Risk factors for depression||What is psychosis?|
|Depression in the workplace||Risk factors for psychosis|
|Suicide figures||Alcohol, drugs and psychosis|
|Alcohol, drugs and mental health||Schizophrenia|
|First aid to assist a suicidal crisis||Treatment and resources for psychosis|
|Non-judgemental listening skills||Bipolar disorder|
|First aid for depression||Warning signs of developing psychosis|
|Treatment and resources for depression||Crisis first aid for acute psychosis|
|Self-care||Recovery and building resources|
|What is an anxiety disorder?||Action planning for using MHFA|
|First aid for anxiety disorders|
Our course is delivered by an experienced MHFA trainer and numbers are limited to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.
The course is delivered through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions and is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.
Everyone who completes the course gets an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever they need it, a workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health and a certificate of attendance from MHFA England to say they are a Mental Health First Aider.
Mental Health First Aiders have:
– 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
Line managers can also get a copy of the Line Managers’ Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health.
7th & 14th April
12th & 19th June
11th & 18th September
13th and 20th November
Duration 7.5 hrs per day
Cost per Student £200
Maximum Students 16
Minimum Students 6 ( this course has a minimum number of students to run)
Private Course Cost From £1200