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Youth Mental Health First: One Day Course

Course Title:
Youth Mental Health First: One Day Course
Course Code:
YMHFA (One day)
Description:

Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses are for everyone who works with, lives with or supports young people aged 8-18. They will teach you the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. In doing so, you can speed up a young person’s recovery and stop a mental health issue from getting worse.

The courses won't teach you to be a therapist, but will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis - and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.

But more than that, we aim to give you the information and skills to look after your own mental health so that you can set an example for young people. By giving you the tools to have these conversations, we hope to empower you to create a mentally healthy, supportive environment in your family, school, peer group or community.

Please note that if you are booking from Education Services or from outside the Boroughs of Richmond and Kingston there will be a booking fee of £120 

  Scheduled Dates For Course:
No course Date is available
Course Duration:
1 Day
  Delivered By:
  Aimed At:

 Multi Agency

  Learning Outcomes:

This one day course qualifies you as a Youth MHFA Champion, giving you:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues and how they can affect young people
  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health in young people and guide them to a place of support
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Skills to support positive wellbeing
  Minimum Requirements:

 N/A

  Reading Material:
No Course Material Available