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How much will it cost me?

£200 per person (RRP £300)

What will I learn?

  • This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub

  • Learning takes place through four LIVE training sessions, with self-learning activities in between. See course structure section below for more details

  • Each session is built around a Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A Youth manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Youth Mental Health First Aider.

Session One – Introduction

  • Introduction to the course
  • Outline of live session 1, the value of Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Introduce ALGEE 
  • Recap what mental health is 
  • Recap the Mental Health Continuum 
  • Stigma 
  • Recap why Youth Mental Health First Aid is important 
  • Recap risk and protective factors 
  • The Stress Container 
  • The Frame of Reference 

Session Two – Depression, Anxiety and Self-care

  • Introduction to live session 2
  • Recap of homework after live session 1
  • Recap depression 
  • Signs and symptoms of depression in a young person 
  • Recap anxiety 
  • Signs and symptoms of anxiety in a young person 
  • ALGEE for depression and anxiety in a young person 
  • ALGEE for depression and anxiety, action 1 
  • ALGEE for depression and anxiety, action 2-5
  • Self-care and close 

Session Three – Suicide and Psychosis

  • Introduction to live session 3
  • Recap suicide
  • Explore the impact of suicidal feelings
  • ALGEE for suicidal crisis
  • Practice non-judgemental listening skills
  • Recap psychosis
  • Recap warning signs and symptoms of psychosis
  • Recap ALGEE for psychosis

Session Four – Self-harm, Recovery and Action Planning

  • Introduction to live session 4
  • Recap self-harm, the self-harm continuum
  • Warning signs of self-harm in young people
  • ALGEE for self-harm
  • Recap eating disorders
  • ALGEE for eating disorders
  • Applying MHFA to family and carers; the Recovery Tree
  • Evaluation forms and close

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