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Mental Health First Aid – Youth – UXPKFF01

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a course for everyone who works or lives with young people aged between 8-18. You can learn how to support young people’s mental health, provide help in an emergency and guide them towards the appropriate support.
CodeUXPKFF01
Dates Tue 19 Oct 2021
Wed 20 Oct 2021
Days 2
Time 09:00 - 17:00
CampusAUCTION MART
Fee £90 *

Overview

The course focuses on the issues faced by young people today, such as cyber bullying and substance misuse, and teaches how to promote protective factors and good parenting.

On completion of the course you receive a Youth MHFA manual to refer to whenever you need it, and a certificate to say you are a Youth Mental Health First Aider. You will also develop your interpersonal skills and confidence in supporting young people, gain greater knowledge into young people’s mental health and learn practical skills to spot triggers for mental health issues.

The course is delivered in four manageable chunks:

  • About Mental Health
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Suicide & Psychosis
  • Self-harm & Eating Disorders

Equipment Info

Please bring a packed lunch & refreshments for both days and stationery for taking notes.

INFORMATION

* You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan, visit Fees and Funding for further information

Part-time courses are term time only. See our term dates for further information.
Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £17,374.50? Call 01756 693 309 for further information.