Youth Mental Health First Aid Champion 1 day (online for individuals)
Develop understanding and confidence 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.
This is a 2 session course delivered online (for individuals).
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.
Also currently available (online for teams).
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
By the end of the session 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
This course is delivered online (for individuals).
Comprised of 2 x 2.5 hour live webinars, plus 2 hours self-directed learning on an online learning hub, and 2 hours reading.
Trainer: Suzanne Pearson
New course - awaiting feedback