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Please complete the course Booking Form for our 2-day Youth Mental Health Training First Aid Course with Head First Ltd below.

After submitting this form, this will take you to the payment option via PayPal. If you do not have a PayPal account there is also the option to pay via card.

What can we expect the course to be like?

We keep all our courses to a maximum of 16 delegates to allow us to keep the optimum learning conditions for each mental health training course.

The course involves a mixture of presentations, pair work, group work, discussions and case studies.

The 2 days are intense but thought- provoking!

How much does the 2- day YMHFA course cost?

This mental health training course costs £300 for the 2 days’ training, refreshments, course manual & workbook and certificate, to be paid in full before the course start date.

Schools and other institutions wishing to host a course in their own establishment in Kent, may qualify for one free delegate place, in return for exclusive use of a training room and refreshments on site. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Courses required out of Kent will incur additional charges to cover our Trainer’s travel and accommodation costs.

On completion of the course, you will be able to act as a Youth Mental health First aider at home and/ or in the workplace and receive:-

a copy of the MHFA England Manual to keep for future reference.

a copy of the MHFA England workbook to keep for future reference.

 a guide to being a Youth Mental health First Aider in the workplace and guidance for your employer on how to use Youth Mental Health First Aiders.

guidance on how to find practical resources to help support young people and their mental health.

 a certificate of attendance from Mental Health First Aid England.

Dave Miller

Head First Ltd Director, Dave Miller, likes to take the lead on this course, given his experience, knowledge and passion for supporting the needs of young people.

This has been demonstrated over a 25-year career as a teacher, pastoral leader, Middle Manager, Designated Safeguarding Lead and Senior Leader in UK Secondary Schools.

28 & 29th January

Address – St James The Great Academy
Chapman Way
East Malling
Kent
ME19 6SD

Tel: 01732 841912

Trainer – Dave Miller



Day 1 section 1: An introduction to 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 Youth MHFA action plan: ALGEE

 

Day 1 Section 2: Depression & Anxiety

  • About depression – facts and figures
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • About anxiety disorders – facts and figures
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • The MHFA action plan for depression and anxiety: ALGE

 

Day 2 section 3: Suicide & Psychosis

  • About suicide
  • Risk factors and warning signs for suicide
  • First aid for suicidal crisis
  • About psychosis
  • Risk factors and warning signs of psychosis
  • Types of psychotic disorders
  • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
  • The MHFA action plan for psychosis: ALGE

 

Day 2 section 4: Self-Harm & Eating Disorders

  • About self-harm – facts and figures
  • Risk factors
  • Signs and symptoms
  • The MHFA action plan for self-harm: ALGEE
  • About eating disorders – facts and figures
  • Different types of eating disorders
  • The MHFA action plan for eating disorders: ALGEE
  • Recovery

 

What can we expect the course to be like?

  • We keep all our courses to a maximum of 16 delegates to allow us to keep the optimum learning conditions for each course.
  • The course involves a mixture of presentations, pair work, group work, discussions and case studies.
  • The 2 days are intense but thought- provoking!

How much does the 2- day YMHFA course cost?

  • The course costs £300 for the 2 days’ training, refreshments, course manual & workbook and certificate, to be paid in full before the course start date.
  • Schools and other institutions wishing to host a course in their own establishment in Kent, may qualify for one free delegate place, in return for exclusive use of a training room and refreshments on site. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
  • Courses required out of Kent will incur additional charges to cover our Trainer’s travel and accommodation costs.

On completion of the course, you will be able to act as a Youth Mental health First aider at home and/ or in the workplace and receive:-

  • a copy of the MHFA England Manual to keep for future reference.
  • a copy of the MHFA England workbook to keep for future reference.
  •  a guide to being a Youth Mental health First Aider in the workplace and guidance for your employer on how to use Youth Mental Health First Aiders.
  • guidance on how to find practical resources to help support young people and their mental health.
  •  a certificate of attendance from Mental Health First Aid England.
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