Mental Health First Aid - First Aid (Youth)
This two day course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider. Our Youth Mental Health First Aid Courses are designed to assist you in supporting those ages 8-18, 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’s 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
This training, usually £300* per delegate has been fully funded by Public Health England & Cornwall Council for anyone who lives or works in Cornwall.
The only cost to the delegate is the £35 cost of the workbook.
This course is available in a digital classroom in 4 sessions or can be delivered face to face over 2 days.
Please note, participants must fully attend all sessions.
Please complete the form below to book a place on the training in a physical classroom:
For information and to book your place on a course delivered in a digital classroom click here