Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training course

Astra Training and Consultancy Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This 2 day course completely changed my thoughts and the way I speak with young people I come into contact with.' (Course participant feedback)

Become a certified Youth Mental Health First Aider!

Youth MHFA is an internationally recognised 2 day intensive training programme in mental health designed specifically for those people that teach, work, live with or care for young people aged 11 - 18. The price includes 12 hours of face to face learning with a qualified and approved MHFA Instructor, a manual, a workbook and refreshments (please note that lunch is not included).

As a result of the course you will gain skills of a Youth Mental Health First Aider and will receive a nationally recognised certificate from MHFA England. You will gain confidence and competence when supporting young people experiencing mental health problems.

What will I learn on the course?

• Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people

• Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem

• Provide help on a first aid basis

• Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm

• Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse

• Help a young person recover faster

• Guide a young person towards the right support

• Reduce the stigma of mental health problems.

What topics does the course cover?

• Promoting emotional, mental, social and psychological well-being

• Eating Disorders

• Self Harm

• Diversity and equality issues

• Substance/Alcohol misuse

• Suicide

• Child, adolescent and family psychosocial development

• Depression/Anxiety/Psychosis

• Bullying/Cyber bullying

• Promoting protective factors and good parenting

Dates available on arrangement

Astra Training and Consultancy Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

Please contact us if you are interested in a half day workshop or a bespoke course that will cover a specific topic in mental health.
We can provide Youth MHFA manuals as an audio book, in braille and in large print at no additional cost. Please contact us to advise about any additional needs you may have to ensure that you benefit from this course.
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