First Aid for Youth Mental Health

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Mental Health First Aid Training Courses

FAA Level 2 Award In
First Aid For Youth Mental Health (RQF)

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£150.00 pp

  • Classroom (1 day course), Virtual (3 x 2½  hour sessions)
  • Gives learners knowledge of Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Gives learners the skills to help young people with mental health problems and improve their mental health

Upcoming Dates Virtual Classroom Training

We currently have no dates coming up to run this course via virtual classroom. Interested? Contact us!

Upcoming Dates Face to Face / Classroom Courses

* Monday 7 March 2022 - Chesterfield

- Want to do this sooner? Contact us!

Benefits of this course:

  • These figures, taken from the Young Minds website show clearly how many young people suffer with their mental health...
  • One in six children aged five to 16 are identified as having a probable mental health problem
  • That means  that, on average, five children in every classroom have a mental health problem
  • 80% of young people with mental health needs agreed that the coronavirus pandemic had made their mental health worse
  • Suicide was the leading cause of death for males and females aged between five to 34 in 2019
  • Around half of 17-19 year-olds with a diagnosable mental health disorder has self-harmed or attempted suicide at some point
  • In 2018-19, 24% of 17-year-olds reported having self-harmed in the previous year, and seven per cent reported having self-harmed with suicidal intent at some point in their lives
  • So please, learn more about how to help these youngsters, and give them the chance to live happy, healthy lives

Course Contents

  • What is Youth Mental Health?
  • The role of the mental health first aider
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Recognising and managing Stress
  • Mental health conditions
  • Recognising a range of mental health conditions:
  • - Depression
  • - Anxiety
  • - Psychosis
  • - Eating disorders
  • - Suicide
  • - Self-harm
  • - Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • - Conduct disorders - Bullying
  • - Drugs and alcohol
  • Mental health first aid action plan

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Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification

First Aid Awards Ltd in Association with NUCO Training

Our Mental Health First Aid Courses are nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualifications accredited by First Aid Awards Ltd in association with NUCO Training.

This means that you can be rest assured that your Mental Health First Aid Certificates fulfill the upcoming legal requirements and are a very good way to make sure you and your employees have a supporting workplace to deal with staff's mental health conditions.

The Ofqual Register number for this course is 603/7176/6

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