Mental Health First Aid (2 days)

This is a 2 day event, both days of each event need to be attended:

20th February 2024 and 22nd February 2024 at The Lantern, Shrewsbury or

9th April 2024 and 11th April 2024 at The Lantern, Shrewsbury

8th July 2024 and 9th July 2024 at The Lantern, Shrewsbury

15th October and 17th October 2024 at Shirehall, Shrewsbury

Aims to:
• Preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others
• Provide help to prevent a mental health problem developing into a more serious state
• Raise awareness of mental health issues in the community
• Promote the recovery of good mental health
• Provide comfort to a person experiencing a mental health problem
• Reduce stigma and discrimination

This two-day course trains you as a Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®) and will give you:
• 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 yourself safe while performing your duties

You will also gain access to MHFAider® Support and Benefits with MHFA England:

  • 24/7 digital support through the MHFAider Support App®
  • A resource library of toolkits and guidance to support MHFAiders® in their role
  • A signposting database through Hub Of Hope to find local and national mental health services for additional support
  • Secure conversation journaling to make reflective notes while protecting confidentiality
  • 24/7 text support services through Shout for advice and reassurance on a mental health conversation or to support wellbeing after a difficult
    conversation
  • Exclusive quarterly webinars to embed and broaden mental health knowledge
  • The benefit of joining England’s largest community of trained MHFAiders®

You will receive a certificate from Mental Health First Aid England on completion of the two days, also a workbook which covers all aspects of the course.

Facilitator: Approved MHFA England instructors from Joint Training

Audience: Those working in adult statutory services, voluntary & independent sectors, family carers and service users. 

 

Date
Start Time
Location
The Lantern Meadow Farm Dr, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£170.00
Group 2
£232.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available
Date
Start Time
Location
The Lantern Meadow Farm Dr, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£170.00
Group 2
£232.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available
Date
Start Time
Location
Shirehall Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Price
Group 1
£170.00
Group 2
£232.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available