ONE DAY YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING

Become  a Mental Health First Aid Champion. One day workshops for anyone living with, working with or supporting a young person aged 8-18

  • Trainer: Angela McMillan; Psychotherapist and Approved Youth Mental Health First Aid England Instructor

  • In House training for schools 16 people: £1200 (Plus VAT and travel expenses).

 

As more young people are experiencing mental ill health it is essential that we provide an environment where it is safe to talk about mental health and to understand how early intervention can help with recovery. This course will give you the skills, confidence and knowledge to support a young person who may be experiencing mental health

issues.

The course covers:

  • Why Youth Mental Health First Aid one day?

  • Stigma and discrimination 

  • Depression

  • Suicide

  • By the end of the course you will have:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues 

  • Ability to recognise how mental health issues can affect young people

  • Confidence to become an advocate for mental health awareness

  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing


The Facilitator:

Angela McMillan is a British Association for counselling and psychotherapy accredited counsellor (Membership number 031233) and supervisor with over ten years experience working with adults and young people. She has worked for a number of high profile organisations including Childline, Mind, The YMCA and the Terrence Higgins Trust and has run counselling services in sixth form colleges and schools. She  delivers mental health awareness training to organisations across the UK and Wales and teaches emotional literacy and mental health awareness in education and youth organisations. She is an associate Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England instructor and approved Youth Mental Health First Aid (Wales) Instructor.

 

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