Booking Form

Date:      Wednesday 11th December 2019
Venue:   ORT House, 126 Albert Street, NW1 7NE
Times:    9:00am to 4.45pm (Lunch not provided)
Audience / For: Mental Health Leads / Safeguarding Leads / Adults involved in supporting the children and young peoples’ mental health
 
Facilitated by: Becky Casey (Health Education Partnership)
 
Introduction:
Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses are for everyone who works with, lives with or supports young people aged 8-18. They will teach you the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. In doing so, you can speed up a young person’s recovery and stop a mental health issue from getting worse.

Our courses won't teach you to be a therapist, but we will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis - and even potentially stop a crisis from happening. But more than that, we aim to give you the information and skills to look after your own mental health so that you can set an example for young people. By giving you the tools to have these conversations, we hope to empower you to create a mentally healthy, supportive environment in your family, school, peer group or community.

This course is a condensed version of the two day Youth Mental Health First Aid Course.

A maximum of two people per school will be accepted on to this training.


This one day course qualifies you as a Youth MHFA Champion, giving you: 
  • An understanding of common mental health issues and how they can affect young people
  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health in young people and guide them to a place of support
  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Skills to support positive wellbeing 
Everyone who completes the course gets: 
  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Youth MHFA Champion
  • A Youth MHFA manual to refer to whenever you need it
NB: This course is valued at £200 per person but we are able to offer the training for free through our Healthy Schools Work in your borough.
 
As lunch will not be provided, please either bring a packed lunch with you, or there will be time for you to go out and buy something. 
 

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* 1. To book a place at this event, please complete the details below

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* 2. To be eligible to attend this training, your school needs to be registered with Healthy Schools London website. To sign your school up or check to see whether you are registered please go to http://www.healthyschools.london.gov.uk/register.

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