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CANCELLED - One Day Youth Mental Health First Aid in Schools

Apologies, this course is cancelled but other dates and venues are still available please search using code TS 345.

Outline

The one day youth mental health first aid (YMHFA) course covers the key issues impacting on young people’s mental health today such as social media, peer pressure, bullying and family units breaking down. Mental health issues discussed on the course include depression, suicide, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders, and psychosis. The course finishes with a focus on recovery and resilience, including staff wellbeing.

Course manuals and workbooks are included.

Description

Target Audience:
The YMHFA one day course was developed in response to feedback from schools that it was difficult to find time within busy school timetables for staff to complete the original YMHFA two day course. The course has been tailored for school staff but is also suitable to all those working with children and young people and their families/carers.

The YMHFA one day course qualifies you as a YMHFA Champion.


Course Provider:
Cumbria’s Multi-agency YMHFA England Trainer Network
The network is comprised of local trainers from a variety of backgrounds across mental health, and related professions. All members are approved and registered as Mental Health First Aid instructors with MHFA England


Refreshments:
Please note that refreshments will be provided at this course, however, to ensure that this course can be offered at the lowest possible cost, it is requested that delegates bring their own lunch

Outcomes

  • To gain an understanding of common mental health issues and how they can affect young people
  • To have the ability to spot signs of mental ill health in young people and guide them to a place of support
  • To improve knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • To develop skills to support positive wellbeing

03 Dec 2019 09:00 - 16:30

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Date and Time

03 Dec 2019 09:00 - 16:30

Venue

Penrith Rugby Football Club, Winters Park, Penrith, CA11 8RQ

Trainer

Cumbria Multi-agency YMHFA England Trainer Network
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