Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

£299.00

This Mental Health First Aid England accredited training course teaches delegates how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.

2-day course

Course Time: 9.15am – 4.30pm
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Description

Our accredited Mental Health First Aid England trainer will guide the delegates through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions. The course will give a deeper understanding of mental health, confidence to step in and reassure a person in distress and enhance interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

What’s covered?

Session 1

• Why Mental Health First Aid?
• The Mental Health Firsts Aid Action Plan
• What is mental health?
• Impact of mental health issues
• Stigma and discrimination
• What is depression?
• Symptoms of depression
• Risk factors for depression
• Depression in the workplace

Session 2

• Suicide figures
• Alcohol, drugs and mental health
• First aid for suicidal crisis
• Non-judgemental listening skills
• First aid for depression
• Treatment and resources for depression
• Self-care

Session 3

• What is an anxiety disorder?
• First aid for anxiety disorders
• Crisis firsts aid after a traumatic event
• Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
• Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
• Cognitive distortions and CBT
• Personality disorders
• Eating disorders
• Self-harm

Session 4

• What is psychosis?
• Risk factors for psychosis
• Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
• Schizophrenia
• Bipolar disorder
• Warning signs of developing psychosis
• Crisis first aid for acute psychosis

Buffet lunch and refreshments are provided, all delegates who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate and manual from Mental Health First Aid England.

Additional information

Course Dates

Thursday 16th – Friday 17th January 2020, Tuesday 10th – Wednesday 11th March 2020

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