Mental Health First Aider (MHFA) 2 day course

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Duration

2 days

Aimed At

Our two-day course qualifies employees as Mental Health First Aiders.

 

This course must have 8 people in order to run.

We limit numbers to 12 people per course.

 

Objectives

What to expect:

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities and each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan. 

 

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health

  • A certificate of attendance to say they are a Mental Health First Aider

  • A copy of the Line Managers’ Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health

 

Subjects Covered

Your employees will gain:

  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues

  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether through self-help resources, internal support such as EAP, or external sources such as their GP

  • Understanding of how to help themselves sage while performing their duties

  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

 

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