Our Mental Health First Aid Courses

The Kemnal Academies Trust

25 & 26 September

Head First Ltd Trainer & Director, Dave Miller, has just co-delivered a 2 day Youth Mental Health First Aid Course to members of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) at Heybridge Primary School on 25th & 26th September.

Delegates included:

  • a Deputy Headteacher
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Non-teaching mentor
  • Designated Safeguarding Leads.

A second course for TKAT schools will be delivered by Dave and TKAT Deputy Headteacher, Nikki Bell, in November at Rainham School for Girls.

Congratulations to these new Youth Mental Health First Aiders!

East Malling Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

16 & 17 September

Congratulations to the latest group trained by Head First Ltd on a 2 day Youth Mental Health First Aid Course in East Malling on September 16th & 17th.

Newly qualified as Youth Mental Health First Aiders are:

  • 2 Heads of Houses in a Senior Independent School
  • an Assistant Mental Health Youth Worker from the YMCA
  • a School Nurse
  • a Post-16 Student Support Coordinator from a Girls’ Grammar School.

We are delighted that this additional capacity to support young people is now coming to more schools in Kent!

A great group to facilitate and clearly dedicated to the many young people for which they have responsibility.

East Malling Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

15 & 16 July 2019

Our last course before the Summer has just been completed with 4 delegates from the diverse worlds of education and specialist hockey goalkeeper coaching! Such nice people – I am so proud that all are so committed to improving the mental health of the young people in their care!

We can see the group working on their young person “case studies”, showing their finished products and with their certificates confirming their qualification as Youth Mental Health First Aiders!

Youth Task Force, Isle of Wight

20-21 June 2019

Head First Director and Trainer, Dave Miller paid his second visit this year to the Youth Trust based on the Isle of Wight, as a co-trainer on 20th & 21st June 2019. The members of the Youth Task Force,  a group of  young adults, influencing the work of the Youth Trust, and leading the promotion of mental health for young people on the Island through their own Mental Health Charter, were trained as Youth Mental Health First Aiders. 

We were also pleased to welcome our first “Doggy Delegate”, supporting one of the visually impaired young adults on the course. What a well-behaved young man he was!

Feedback from the delegates included:-

“Overall, an enjoyable course”

“Incredibly rewarding and insightful. Thank you!”

“Amazing Course. Thank you! Very informative.”

“I had a lot of mental health training/experience before, but this certainly helped and will be amazing for others”

East Malling

24 – 25 June 2019

Head First has just delivered a 2-day Youth Mental Health First Aid Course to 5 delegates from the world of education and medicine in East Malling.

Congratulations to our newly trained Youth Mental Health First Aiders!

The Youth Trust, Newport

21-22 March 2019

A recent 2-day Youth Mental Health First Aid course provided for staff at The Youth Trust in Newport, Isle of Wight on 21st and 22nd March 2019 where Dave was a co-instructor.

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