7087: Youth Mental Health First Aid

This 2 day course is for anyone who works with, lives with or supports young people aged 8-18. Places need to be booked ten days before the course date. This training is conducted by a third party training company, Talking Life, and your details will be shared with them. 
The course will provide:

• An understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
• Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
• Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
• Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
• Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support
• Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
• Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing

Course contents: Youth Mental Health First Aid

• About Youth Mental Health First Aid
• Context: England’s child health care policy
• About mental health – facts and figures
• Risk factors for mental ill health
• Protective factors for mental health
• Preventing mental health issues and promoting wellbeing
• The facts and figures, Signs and symptoms, and Risk factors of: Depression and anxiety, Suicide and 
        psychosis, Self-harm and eating disorders
• The Youth MHFA action plan: ALGEE
Next 3 sessions
09:30 - 16:30
day 1 (Course FFF)
Virtual Training,  
09:30 - 16:30
day 2 (Course FFF)
Virtual Training,  
Fully Booked
09:30 - 16:30
day 1 (Course GGG)
Virtual Training,  
09:30 - 16:30
day 2 (Course GGG)
Virtual Training,  
Fully Booked
09:30 - 16:30
day 1 (Course HHH)
Virtual Training,  
09:30 - 16:30
day 2 (Course HHH)
Virtual Training,  
Fully Booked