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Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Date(s) - 07/10/2020
10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Wednesday 7 October 10am to 4.30pm (with three breaks)
and Wednesday 14 October 10am to 4.30pm (with three breaks)

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a two-day intensive, interactive and practical training course which provides participants with information, tools and techniques to support young people between the age of 8-18 years old who might be experiencing mental or emotional distress.
Objectives/Aims of Course
Completing this course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, and you will have:
• An in depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing.
• Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
• Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem and deal with a crisis situation or help prevent someone hurting themselves or others.
• Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
• Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning or NHS sites.
• Tools to look after your own well-being.
This course is for everyone who has contact with young people between the ages of 8-18 years. It is suitable for teachers, parents, carers, community groups, police, voluntary, Children services, health & social care services & education.


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Price: £75.00 per Delegate.
Please note that this training is no longer funded by DCLP. Fees cover the cost of two days online training with a Certificate awarded on completion, a Course Manual and Workbook which will be posted to your address.