"On a personal interest level, I found it fascinating"
"Very enjoyable and interesting course, money well spent"
"Really sticks with you"
"Gave me a better understanding"
MHFA Lite is a 3 hour introductory mental health awareness course that can be delivered to up to 25 people. Because of its short duration it is not meant as a substitute for the full MHFA course (these are around 12 hours long).
The aims and objectives of the course include:
Enabling participants to:
_ gain a wider understanding, for themselves and others, of some issues surrounding mental health
_ gain a greater understanding of how and why positive and negative mental health affects business
_ work more effectively with people experiencing mental health problems
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
_ identify the discrimination surrounding mental health problems
_ define mental health & some mental health problems
_ relate to people's experiences
_ help support people with mental health problems
_ begin developing a business case for promoting positive mental health in the workplace
_ look after their own mental health
The course also introduces ALGEE - a unique memory tool for conducting mental health first aid.
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance and a manual with further information and resources.
The course is delivered by Approved MHFA Instructors who have completed a seven day programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health. To find an Instructor delivering MHFA Lite please contact us with where and when you are hoping to go onto the course and we will forward your request to relevant instructors. Guide prices for the course are £45 - £75 per person.
"A good intro to mental health conditions" , "Useful info"
"Really interesting" , "A comprehensive introduction"