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