Youth Mental Health First Aid - Ben
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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Who's it for? Suitable for individuals at all levels 

Duration: Two days

Delivery: Face-to-face 

No. delegates face-to-face: 16

Course overview

This two day course trains you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

• An in-depth understanding of young people's mental health and factors that affect wellbeing

• Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

• Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress

• Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

• Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate

• Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive

• Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing

Course Structure

Session 1 - Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • About Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Context: England’s child health care policy
  • About mental health – facts and figures
  • Risk factors for mental ill health
  • Protective factors for mental health
  • Preventing mental health issues and promoting wellbeing
  • The Youth MHFA action plan: ALGEE

Session 2 - Depression and anxiety

  • About depression – facts and figures
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • About anxiety disorders – facts and figures
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • The MHFA action plan for depression and anxiety: ALGEE

Session 3 - Suicide and psychosis

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