This two day course qualifies your employees as Mental Health First Aiders, giving them:
An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the Mental Health First Aid action plan
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether through self-help resources, internal support such as EAP, or external sources such as their GP
An understanding of how to keep themselves safe while performing their duties
Two day face to face course across four manageable sessions
Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan
We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn
Everyone who completes the course gets:
A certificate of attendance to say they are a Mental Health First Aider
A manual to refer to whenever they need it
A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health
A copy of the Line Managers' Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health
Get in touch with our workplace mental health experts to learn more or to discuss your organisation's requirements.
Email the team
Or call us on 0203 928 0760, option 1.
If you’re looking to book a small number of individual places on a course, you may want to book directly with one of our independent Instructor Members. Find courses running near you.
We strive to create courses and resources that everyone can access. When you book training through MHFA England, please specify if you will need course materials in accessible formats.
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