Online Youth Mental Health First Aid – MHFA

About this Event

Would you like to become more knowledgeable about mental health and feel confident in supporting those who might be struggling?

EDP Ltd is the leading open course provider in the south west. We have been providing this kind of training for over 3 years and have an experienced Associate and Instructor from MHFA England(Bianca Jones CIPD Assoc) delivering your course.

You will be sent the relevant links and materials ahead of your course start date. You will need a camera and a microphone option on your device.

Note that this training will take place online from 10.00am – 5.00pm OVER 2 DAYS. Time will be factored in for breaks and self-directed learning between ‘live’ sessions.

This online course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
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 ​

Everyone who completes the course gets:

A certificate of attendance to say you are a Youth Mental Health First Aider
A Youth MHFA manual to refer to whenever you need it
A workbook including some helpful tools to support your own mental health

Bianca Jones
Managing Director/MHFA trainer/CIPD member
Bianca Jones, a qualified MHFA trainer and CIPD member
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