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Youth Mental Heath First Aid Champion (1 day) print version | course feedback

 
 
     
Duration: This is a 2 session course delivered online (for individuals)

Tutor(s): Suzanne Pearson.

Dates:

   
01/03/2021 and 02/03/2021    
     
Notes:Comprised of 2 x 2.5 hour live webinars, plus 2 hours self-directed learning on an online learning hub, and 2 hours reading, this online version of the one day Youth Mental Health First Aid course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aid Champion.    


Course Outline

   
Aimed at anyone who supports young people 8-18 the course develops understanding of common mental health issues, alongside confidence to spot signs of mental ill health in children and young people and guide them to a place of support. You'll receive a comprehensive manual with Mental Health First Aid guidance to help prevent mental health issues, to support a child or young person if they are already struggling or to respond to a mental health crisis. (Please note the cost of this course (including materials & resources) is 175 + VAT)    

Aims

   
Course Aims:

  • To develop skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need.
   

Objectives

   
Course Objectives:

By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

  • Develop an understanding of common mental health issues and how they can affect young people
  • Consider how to spot signs of mental ill health in young people and guide them to a place of support
  • Gain knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Develop skills to support positive wellbeing
   

Agenda

   
Please contact us for an up to date course outline.    
     
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