Adult Mental Health First Aider Two day Course

The Adult MHFA Two Day course qualifies you as 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

Learning takes place across four manageable sessions. Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.
On Day 1 (We cover some of these subjects over two sessions):

What is mental health, Impact of mental health issues, Stigma and discrimination, What is depression, Symptoms of depression, Risk factors for depression, Depression in the workplace, Suicide figures, Alcohol, drugs and mental health, First aid for suicidal crisis, Non-judgemental listening skills, First aid for depression, Treatment and resources for depression and Self-care
On Day 2 (We cover some of these subjects over two sessions):

What is an anxiety disorder, First aid for anxiety disorders, Crisis first aid after a traumatic event, Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders, Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders, Cognitive distortions and CBT, Personality disorders, Eating disorders, Self-harm, What is psychosis, Risk factors for psychosis, Alcohol, drugs and psychosis, Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Warning signs of developing psychosis, Crisis first aid for acute psychosis, Treatment and resources for psychosis, Recovery and building resources.
Participants will get an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever they need it. On completion of the two days, participants will get a certificate to say you are a Mental Health First Aider.

The course will be over 2 days between 11th - 12th September and will be split into four sessions.

Workspace Hub, 2nd Floor Northgate,
118 North Street, Leeds LS2 7PN, United Kingdom

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Date: 11/09/2019 (09:00 - 17:00)

Status: CANCELLED | 5 or more places remaining

Members: from £180.00 | Non-Members: from £230.00


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More than 5 business days prior to event: fully refundable less £5 administration fee.
Within 3- 5 business days prior to event: non-refundable but someone may attend in your place or you may transfer to a future event.
Within 2 business days prior to event: non-refundable but someone may attend in your place.

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