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Virtual: Youth Mental Health First Aid Aware Training (half day training)

Outline
This course will help you to support young people with mental health issues by enabling you to relate better to their experience and developing your skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues.

Participants who complete this half day training session will be certified as Youth Mental Health First Aid Aware.

Description
By giving you the tools to confidently relate to young people living with mental health issues, this course will support you to create a mentally healthy environment in your school, setting, youth group or in your community, family and peer group. By undertaking this course you will also be able to contribute to creating a culture where talking about feelings is the norm and stigma associated with mental health is reduced.

This course will provide mental health first aid knowledge and skills, it won't teach you to be a therapist, but we will show you how to appropriately listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis. You will also be able to advocate for mental health awareness.

We limit numbers to 14 delegates on this face to face course, with a minimum number of 10 so that the instructors can keep people safe and supported while they learn. Learning takes place through a mix of highly interactive group activities, presentations and discussions.

Further details regarding the course can be found on our website www.schoolwellbeing.co.uk/pages/youth-mental-health-first-aid-training
Outcome
Our Youth Mental Health First Aid half day course qualifies you as Youth Mental Health First Aid Aware and you will have:
    • An understanding of mental health in young people and factors that affect wellbeing,
    • An understanding of stigma and discrimination,
    • Knowledge of protective and risk factors,
    • Some practical skills to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues,
    • Confidence to reassure and signpost a young person in distress.

Everyone who completes the course will be able to take away with them:
    • A Youth Mental Health First Aid combined manual and workbook,
    • A Youth Mental Health First Aid pen,
    • A Youth Mental Health First Aid badge.

Following the programme, delegates will receive a certificate from Mental Health England confirming their attendance on the course and their status as Youth Mental Health First Aid Aware.

Booking Information
Please note: Face to Face training will be delivered in line with the most current Covid-19 guidelines and as such may be subject to change. This course may, therefore, be run virtually if face to face training is not able to be conducted. Risk assessments and safe systems of work with be undertaken prior to all face to face training.

Cost:
£55 per delegate for settings who have an SLA with the Health & Wellbeing Service.
£70 for settings with no current Health & Wellbeing Service SLA.

We can also deliver a bespoke course online or at your venue if you wish to train up to 25 participants at once, at a cost of £1000 (representing a cost of £40 per delegate on a full course)

Please note: For a bespoke course, your venue must be able to comfortably, and safely, accommodate seating for a maximum of 27 people (including trainers) dependent current Covid-19 guidelines, have facilities for PowerPoint, and have a quiet second space where confidential support can be given if necessary. Risk assessments, and a safe system of work, for Covid-19 will be completed. Face to face bespoke training will be undertaken in line with the most recent Covid-19 guidelines and as such may be subject to change.

Audience
This course is suitable for anyone working with or supporting children and young people aged over 8.
  • Course length: Half day
  • Theme: Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
Date: Wednesday, 31 March 2021 12:30
Venue: Virtual - Zoom
No SLA Price: £70.00
Full SLA Price: £55.00

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