Who is it for
Individuals and Managers (Anyone aged 16 and upwards)
This training course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. This is an internationally recognised training course delivered by qualified Mental Health First Aid instructors. You will be taught a set of practical skills which enables you to support someone experiencing mental health issues.
The skills you acquire from an Adult MHFA courses can be used to support everyone – friends, family, work colleagues and members of your community. Once you have completed the two-day course you will be able to say you are a Mental Health First Aider.
Aims & Objectives:
Mental Health First Aiders have:
- Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
- An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
- Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
- Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
- Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix
9.30am to 4.30pm on 21st and 25th February 2020.
Upper Pendrill Court, Ermine Street North, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3UY
£250+VAT payable by Wednesday 9th October
Learning takes place across four manageable sessions. Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.
You will get a MHFA manual and workbook to keep and refer to whenever you need it. When you complete the two days you’ll get a certificate to say you are a Mental Health First Aider.
Please Note: The course can be quite emotive in nature, so it is important to be aware that it could evoke some emotional feelings. Our instructors provide a safe learning environment and are trained to support you throughout the course.