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MHFA two day course

Adult Mental Health Champion - one day course

 

Our one-day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies you as an Adult MHFA Champion.


By becoming a mental health champion, you will gain:
  1. An understanding of common mental health issues  
  2. Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  3. Ability to spot signs of mental ill health 
  4. Skills to support positive wellbeing
 

What to expect

Learning takes place in a group environment through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. Our courses have a maximum of 16 participants, making sure that our instructors can provide personal support and keep people safe while they learn.

Course outline - session one

  • About Mental Health First Aid 
  • About mental health and stress in the workplace  
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
  • Early warning signs of mental ill health
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Course outline - session two

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 
  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis
  • Suicide
  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally
  • Action 3: Give support and information
  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
  • Action 5: Encourage other supports
  • Recovery
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace 
  • Action planning for using MHFA
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Everyone who completes the course gets:

  1. A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  2. A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
  3. A certificate of attendance to say you are an MHFA Champion
  4. Access to our exclusive online platform, offering useful tools and resources to help support you in your mental health journey
  5. Discounted booking for future Mental Health Champion or Mental Health First Aider courses
  6. Mental Health training provides CPD points for many professional bodies and organisations
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If you would like to know more about our MHFA courses or have any questions about becoming a mental health first aider, please contact us.

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