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Mental Health First Aid Training

Delivery: Online or In-Person
Duration: one day
Audience: Professionals
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Learn how to support people with mental health challenges during crisis situations.

About This Course

A three year valid certificated course at SCQF Level 5 supporting you to identify and manage crisis situations with people with mental health difficulties.

This course will help you to identify mental health conditions and provide you with the tools and advice to start meaningful conversations with people to avoid stress and crisis situations in their lives.

Prices

£160 per person

Who is it for?

For everyone who supports people in social care providing support to people with mental health difficulties.

Our Trainers

Star Weymark is a CIPD qualified trainer and First Aid for Mental Health Educator with over 10 years of previous hands-on experience working in various roles within the care sector.

Having gained a bachelor’s degree in counselling through Glasgow Caledonian University, along with post graduate CPD in homelessness and inclusion through the University of Edinburgh, her specific skills relate to child and adult safeguarding and mental health

Her unique, inclusive, and interesting sessions are designed to increase confidence and equip workers with the skills needed to cope with modern challenges in the third sector.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what is First Aid for mental health
  • Have a better understanding of different mental health conditions
  • Have the skills to open conversations and provide advice
  • Consider how stress creates crisis for those with mental health conditions.
  • Complete a successful assessment for the award in First Aid for mental health