Qualify as a Youth Mental Health First Aider. A two day workshop for anyone working with young people aged 8-18.
Trainers: Angela McMillan; accredited psychotherapist and approved Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Instructor.
Course fee : £175.00 includes handbook, CPD certificate, and refreshments.
Location: University of Chester, Parkgate Rd, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK
Dates: Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th June 2019.
As more young people are experiencing mental ill health it is essential that we provide an environment where it is safe to talk about mental health and to understand how early intervention can help with recovery. This course will give you the skills, confidence and knowledge to support a young person who may be experiencing mental health issues.
The course covers:
What is mental health?
Issues that young people face
Depression and anxiety
Suicide and psychosis
Self-harm and eating disorders
By the end of the course you will have:
A deeper understanding of young people’s mental health
Have developed skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
Confidence to reassure and support a young person
Enhanced listening skills
Knowledge to help a young person recover their health
Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing