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Youth Mental Health First Aid - December

Outline

A two day course for staff working in primary and secondary schools. The December course runs on 9 and 16 December - delegates should attend on both days.

Description

This training will help participants to understand, recognise and communicate about a range of youth mental health challenges;
  • Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Self-harm
  • Eating disorders
  • Suicide / suicidal thoughts
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
"This course taught me how to have those uncomfortable conversations with young people that we sometimes feel unable to have. I have learnt that by following the YMHFA steps (ALGEE), that I can make a huge difference to lives of young people suffering with poor mental health." Jodi Miller -

Programme

Day 1: 09/12/2019 | 09:00 - 17:00

Title: Youth Mental Health First Aid (Day 1)
Venue: Civic Offices, Ground Floor Meeting Room 4 Guildhall Square Portsmouth PO1 2EA
Trainer: Chantelle Knight, PSHE Framework Development Officer

Day 2: 16/12/2019 | 09:00 - 17:00

Title: Youth Mental Health First Aid (Day 2)
Venue: Civic Offices, Ground Floor Meeting Room 4 Guildhall Square Portsmouth PO1 2EA
Trainer: Chantelle Knight, PSHE framework development officer

Outcomes

By the end of the course you will understand and be able to:
  • preserve life where a young person may be a danger to themselves or others
  • provide early intervention for mental health conditions and symptoms in young people
  • develop the confidence and knowledge to initiate important conversations with young people about the warning signs and symptoms of poor mental health
  • reduce stigma and around mental health
  • promote recovery and good mental health
  • follow the MHFA England steps to early identification, support and recovery (ALGEE)

Booking Information

The training can be booked via the traded services website. The normal price is £150 per delegate. Schools subscribing to PSHE packages A or B will receive a £100 discount, paying only £50 per delegate.

Audience

This training is suitable for staff working in primary and secondary schools. It may be particularly relevant to staff with pastoral lead responsibilities.

09 Dec 2019 09:00 - 17:00

Closing date: 02/12/2019
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PSHE - Personal, Social and Health Education Programme
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Day 1: 09 Dec 2019 09:00 - 17:00
Youth Mental Health First Aid (Day 1)
Civic Offices, Ground Floor Meeting Room 4 Guildhall Square Portsmouth PO1 2EA
Trainer: Chantelle Knight
Day 2: 16 Dec 2019 09:00 - 17:00
Youth Mental Health First Aid (Day 2)
Civic Offices, Ground Floor Meeting Room 4 Guildhall Square Portsmouth PO1 2EA
Trainer: Chantelle Knight
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