Mental Health First Aid Courses

Mental Health First Aid Training online from Wiltshire Mind.

Half-Day Online Mental Health First Aid

In this new climate we find ourselves in, you may feel there is a greater need to support staff who are working from home and to support them in the transition to returning to work.

We will teach you to help reduce stigma around mental health and mental illness, raise mental health awareness and your own wellbeing.

Perhaps you’re not sure what to say to someone or how to help. This experience is fully supported using robust evidence and resources from MHFA England.  We will teach you the following :-

• What mental health is and how to challenge stigma

• A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues

• An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing

• Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

At the end of 4 hours you will receive manuals workbooks and a certificate from Mental Health First Aid England

Format

  • Online through zoom video conferencing
  • Available for up to 12 delegates
  • 4 hours with 15 min break

Takeaways

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Aware
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

Cost

£125 per person. Early bird tickets available, please contact us to discuss options.


One-Day Online Mental Health Awareness Champion

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

MHFA Champions have:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health
  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

Session1

  • 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

Session 2

  • 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

Cost

£200 per person.


Two-Day Online Mental Health First Aid

This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub

Learning takes place through four live training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between.  Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.  We limit numbers to 12 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

Takeaways

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

Cost

£300 per person including all materials.


Half-Day Online Youth Mental Health Awareness

Become Youth Mental Health Aware
This foundation three hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. It covers:

  • Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis.
  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues
  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for teachers and parents who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgmental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and resources for help and support.

This is not a counselling or therapeutic session, purely around awareness so you can feel more empowered to help someone else.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Format

  • Half day online session using zoom.
  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.
  • We limit numbers to 6 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

Takeaways

Everyone who completes the session gets:

  • A certificate to say you are Youth Mental Health Aware.
  • A manual and workbook to keep and refer to whenever you need it.
  • Access to ongoing support and resources

Cost

£75 per person.

Technical Requirements

Our online courses will be conducted using Zoom. You need to be able to:

  • Turn your camera on and off
  • Turn your microphones on and off
  • Use the chat function
  • Rejoin the call if the connection drops out

Contact us today on 01225 706532

or email Office@wiltshiremind.co.uk