Mental Health First Aid 1 Day Course: What Is It?

August 17, 2019

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Champions is an internationally recognised one-day awareness course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.

Adult MHFA courses can be attended by people aged 16 upwards and are relevant for the general population.
• Everyone on an Adult MHFA course is taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issue. Raises awareness and mental health literacy
• Reduces stigma around mental ill health
• Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
• Encourages people to start a conversation with a person who may be experiencing a mental health issue
• Promotes early intervention which enables recovery

Each and every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor, who has attended the seven-day instructor training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health

Pre-Requisite
Aged over 16

Course Duration
1 day which can be taken together or split to suit client requirements

Maximum Number
16

Training Aids
• Learning takes place through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions. What you learn will depend on the length of course you attend.
• All attendees will receive a copy of the MHFA manual and workbook, which are both excellent support resources.

Assessment
There is no end of course assessment

 

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