Two day Mental Health First Aid Training Course For Adults
Developed & Approved by MHFA England
This two-day course qualifies delegates as mental health first aiders. Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and what factors can affect wellbeing. The course teaches delegates practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.
Mental Health First Aiders are trained to:
Ψ Spot the warning signs of mental health
Ψ Listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and even potentially stop a crisis from happening
Ψ Actively listen to someone non-judgementally
Ψ Assess the risk of suicide or self-harm
Ψ Start a supportive conversation with a friend or colleague at work who may be experiencing emotional distress or a mental health issue
What’s more, you’ll gain an understanding of how to support positive wellbeing and tackle stigma in the world around you.
Where is the course delivered?
The course can be delivered at our training locations in West Bromwich, Birmingham or Newport, Shropshire. Our courses are also available at various venues and please enquire for more details.
How much is the course?
Please enquire and all costs include resources, materials and certification from MHFA England.
What else do I need to know?
You do not need any prior knowledge or training to attend, but an interest in the subject is strongly advisable.
This is the Mental Health First Aid Course developed by MHFA England, and trained by a MHFA accredited trainer.
Delegates must be age 16 plus.
You will be awarded with a certificate at the end of the course.