Thrive are proud to offer their first Mental Health First FA course for 2021 to help businesses tackles these issues in the workplace
This will be delivered virtually and has elements of both fully facilitated sessions and individual learning.
When: 13-14 March
How much: £300 plus VAT
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.You’ll learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe.You’ll also learn how to empower someone to access the support they might need for recovery or successful management of symptoms. This could include self-help books or websites, accessing therapy services through their GP, their school or place of work, online self-referral, support groups, and more.
What’s more, you’ll gain an understanding of how to support positive wellbeing and tackle stigma in the world around you.
This online course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider, giving you:
- An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
- Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
- Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
- Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
This is an online course delivered through the MHFA England Online Learning Hub
Learning takes place through four live training sessions, spread across two weeks, with self-learning activities in between. See course structure section below for more detail
Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan
TakeawaysEveryone who completes the course gets:
Certification to say you are a Mental Health First Aider
A manual to refer to whenever you need it
A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental healthIf you want to book your place or book someone in your team onto this course, some of our Thrive Tribe will also be there along with some of our client we only have a few places left but wanted to open this up to you all.
Email with the names of those people would you would like to join.