Adult MHFA Two Day

The Adult MHFA Two Day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider.

This course has been developed by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA England). It provides the skills, knowledge and understanding of first aid for mental health and how to effectively support those experiencing distress.
This empowers both individuals and communities to understand the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and how best to support themselves and those around them in recovery. It will help reduce stigma and discrimination around mental health.

Every Mental Health First Aid course is delivered by Mental Health First Aid Instructors who are registered by MHFA England to deliver the accredited courses. Only certificated MHFA Instructors can teach these courses.

The course is accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.

Our next public courses to become a Mental Health First Aider

BEDFORD

Mental Health First Aid

Thursday 10th Oct
Friday 11th Oct

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

Mental Health First Aid

Tuesday 15th Oct
Wednesday 16th Oct

ST ALBANS

Mental Health First Aid

Monday 11th Nov
Tuesday 12th Nov

WATFORD

Mental Health First Aid

Monday 25th November
Tuesday 26th November

BEDFORD

Mental Health First Aid

Tuesday 10th December
Wednesday 11th December

About MHFA Course

The course is split in four manageable sessions each approximately three hours long. It is normally taught over two days, but can be spread over four half days. So instructors can keep people safe and supported while they learn the course is limited to 16 delegates.

Learners will be required to participate mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan. Everyone who completes the course will get a MHFA manual, workbook and a certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider.

Session 1

•  Why Mental Health First Aid?
• The Mental Health First Aid action plan
• What is mental health?
• Impact of mental health issues
• Stigma and discrimination
• What is depression?
• Symptoms of depression
• Depression in the workplace

Session 2

• Suicide figures
• Alcohol, drugs and mental health
• First aid for suicide crises
• Non-judgemental listening skills
• First aid for depression
• Treatment and resources for depression
• Self-care

Session 3

• What is an anxiety disorder?
• First aid for anxiety disorders
• Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
• Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
• Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
• Cognitive disorders and CBT
• Personality disorders
• Eating disorders
• Self-harm

Session 4

• What is psychosis?
• Risk factors for psychosis
• Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
• Schizophrenia
• Bipolar disorder
• Warning signs of developing psychosis
• Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
• Recovery and building resources
• Action planning for using MHFA

Course Duration

This is a two day courses split into four three hour sessions. 

Although normally taught over two days it can be spread over four half days to suit clients.

Certification

Certificate of attendance will be issued by Mental First Aid (MHFA England) to all learners that have demonstrated that learning has taken place throughout the session and course outcomes have been met.

Cost

Open Course £240 per person

Group ‘in house’ up to 16 delegates please call

Reduced prices for block booking and charities

Why chose Edu-c8 for your Mental Health First Aid Training?

All MHFA delegates trained by Edu-c8 will be invited to join from our free members only hub with exclusive online support and resources. We believe that supporting MHFAiders in supporting others is key to help achieve an effective and sustainable impact in mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Email Support

We offer confidential email support for MHFAiders with quick response from qualified Mental Health First Aiders.

Resources

Free resources, information and materials to help you in your role as a Mental Health First Aider downloaded from our exclusive members only hub

Implementing MHFA

Advise and resources to help implement the MHFA Training throughout your organisation, giving an effective and sustainable impact within a whole organisation

Promotion Materials

We will provide materials to download for you to promote mental health and wellbeing and your role as a MHFAider

Newsletter

Regular email newsletters to keep you up to date with MHFA England and general mental health and wellbeing news.

Local Helplines

Alongside the national support and helplines we have links to and information about local support groups and helpline in your area.

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To book a course or for more information please call