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Youth Mental Health First Aid Course - MHFA

Course Ref: TK117
Start Date: Tue, 16th Nov 2021
Time: 09:00AM - 12:00PM
Register By: Thu, 7th Oct 2021
Cost: TKAT staff £30 per person - Non TKAT staff £150 per person
Location: TKAT Virtual Online Training Academy Online Only, AA1 1AA
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Timings of sessions:

You are booking to attend all 4 sessions. All sessions of this workshop will be between 09:00 - 12:00 on the following dates.

  • Tuesday 16th November
  • Friday 19th November
  • Friday 26th November
  • Tuesday 30th November


Target Audience:

Anyone can access the course but particularly relevant for those in pastoral roles supporting young people/families and those in mental health/wellbeing roles.


Overview of workshop:

This two-day course (taught over 4 half days) qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

  • An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that is through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
  • Ability to support a young person with a long-term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing


Additional information:

TKAT staff £30 per person.

Non TKAT staff £150 per person.

You will receive the course manual and other resources in the post. Please ensure you have them to hand during the sessions

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