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Mental Health First Aid Champion

A level 2 equivalent course accredited by
Mental Health First Aid England

Delegates must be aged 16 or over on the date of the course.

This one day course qualifies you as an MHFA Champion, giving you:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health
  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

​Format

  • One day face to face course
  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
  • We limit numbers to 15 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 an MHFA Champion
  • 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

 

Course Structure

Session 1 - Morning

  • About Mental Health First Aid
  • About mental health and stress in the workplace
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
  • Early warning signs of mental ill health
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session 2 - Afternoon

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis
  • Suicide
  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally
  • Action 3: Give support and information
  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
    Action 5: Encourage other supports
  • Recovery
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace
  • Action planning for using MHFA
06
Apr
2020

Mental Health First Aid Champion (1 day) - 06/04/2020

06-04-2020 9:00 am -5:00 pm
£160.00

A light lunch and refreshments are provided on this course.

09
Jul
2020

Mental Health First Aid Champion (1 day) - 09/07/2020

09-07-2020 9:00 am -5:00 pm
£160.00

A light lunch and refreshments are provided on this course.

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
Weekend: Closed

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