Thursday, 6 July 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course in EJSU

The two day Youth MHFA course is an internationally recognised course designed specifically for those people that teach, live or work with aged 8 to 18 years.

The aims of the course are to:
Provide information, tools and techniques to promote a young person's mental and emotional wellbeing
Enable you to support a young person who might be experiencing mental and emotional distress.
By the end of the course you will have learned how to:
Spot the early signs of a mental health issue in young people
Feel confident helping a young person experiencing mental ill health
Provide help on a first aid basis
Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
Help prevent a mental health issue from getting worse
Help a young person recover faster
Guide a young person towards the right support
Reduce the stigma of mental health issues.
Date: 29-30th November 2017 – you will need to attend both dates
Venue: EJSU conference room SHAPE
Facilitators: Grant Davis AWS
Sgt Downey AWS


To book your place on the course please email Ellie on RC-AWS-BFG-BSM@mod.uk