Mental Health First Aid Awareness
This course is delivered virtually via video conferencing platform, Zoom. Joining instructions will be sent in a separate email once your booking has been confirmed.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.
Become mental health aware. Everyone on a MHFA course is taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues. Each MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor, who has attended the seven day instructor training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.
Developed by MHFA England this half-day course qualifies delegates as being ‘Mental Health Aware’.
This training is an awareness and skills course which will teach you to:
- Gain an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
- Develop a basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
- Acts as an introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
- Have the confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue
Everyone who attends the course will receive a Mental Health England manual, to refer back to whenever needed. A certificate of attendance to show you are Mental Health Aware and a workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health.
Assessment and Certification
There is no formal assessment for this course, but delegates must complete all sections of the course. On completion of the course delegates will receive a Mental Health Aware certificate.