The Impact of MHFA England Courses: What You Need to Know

In recent years, mental health first aid (MHFA) courses have become increasingly important in work settings.

This article will explore the impact of MHFA England training, offering insights into what it entails and why it matters. We’ll also discuss how booking workplace mental health training programs and anti-racism courses could benefit individuals, organisations, and the wider community.

What Is MHFA England Training?

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MHFA England training covers programs designed to assist individuals in identifying, understanding and responding to signs of mental health issues. The content of the programs is developed by experts, aiming to promote positive mental health, increase awareness of mental health issues and encourage early intervention. These courses are available across the UK and are designed to be accessible by all, regardless of prior knowledge or experience.

Benefits of MHFA England Courses

MHFA courses offer a wealth of benefits to individuals and organisations alike, including:

  • Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of mental health.
  • By raising awareness and understanding of mental health, the course helps reduce mental health stigma, promoting inclusivity and a supportive environment for all.
  • Participants will leave the course feeling confident and empowered to support those struggling with mental health, whether in their personal or professional lives.

MHFA England Courses

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EDP Training offers various courses to help individuals recognise and respond to mental health issues. Let’s dive in and discover some of the programs available.

Mental Health First Aid Course

  • A two-day course that provides access to course materials and a certificate of completion
  • A supportive and inclusive learning environment led by experienced and qualified instructors

MHFA Champion Course

  • A 1-day course that covers the basics of mental health and the duties of mental health champions
  • A certificate of attendance and access to resources and tools to help you promote mental health in your organisation

MHFA Refresher Course

  • A half-day course that reviews key concepts and skills learned in previous courses
  • Interactive and engaging learning activities, including discussions and workshops

Benefits of Anti-Racism Training

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An MHFA course promotes mental health awareness, but it’s not enough to just address mental health. In this section, we delve into the complementary benefits of anti-racism training.

  • Anti-racism training promotes awareness and sensitivity to the experiences of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Anti-racism training provides individuals with the tools and skills needed to challenge and counteract racism in all its forms, including implicit bias and microaggressions.
  • Anti-racism training promotes a culture of inclusiveness, where individuals from diverse backgrounds feel valued, supported, and included.

Anti-Racism Courses

Race Ahead Course

Here are some of the key topics:

  • Understanding the impact of systemic racism and prejudice in society and the workplace
  • Examining personal biases and how they contribute to systemic racism
  • Providing practical strategies and tools to challenge racism in the workplace and everyday life

Race Aware Course

  • A shorter version of the Race Ahead Course
  • Designed to teach individuals about systemic racism and their role in promoting racial equality
  • Provides individuals with the skills and confidence to promote racial equality and inclusion