In response to Covid-19. This course is partially subsidised by The National Lottery Community Fund In conjunction with HM Government. Book Now!
The only Royal Society of Public Health Accredited Mental Health First Aid Trainer course, that is internationally recognised.
Ideal course if you work with vulnerable people, Support others in your role, like teachers or run an organisation with a duty of Health & Safety.
Did you know?
When we support young or vulnerable people for example the exposure to Vicarious (secondary) Trauma increases, teachers for example in the NASUWT 2019 The Big Question Survey reported that:
* 85% suffered from a loss of sleep
* 23% Increased their use of Alcohol
* 14% Started using or Increased their use of Anti-Depressants
* With 3% using Self-Harm as a way to cope.
You can also look at the range of Mental Health Support needs Teachers report in the 2019 Survey (Page 13 – *More Than 5,500 Teachers Input)
This course is the Face to Face version of the 2 day Mental Health First Aid England course.
On completion participants will be certified Mental Health First Aiders, able to.
- Spot the triggers and signs of Mental Health issues.
- Step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
- listen, reassure and respond in a crisis
The course will be made up of two days of practical exercises and classroom sessions, along with some independent study.
Participants must attend all sessions to receive their completion certificate.
Session 1 – 26th January 2021 – 9am – 5.00pm * Breaks are included
Session 2 – 27th January 2021 – 9am – 5.00pm
This course can help you to reduce the cost of Mental Health related illness to your workforce, which costs industries £42-£45 billion each year.
Equating to an estimated £1,700 per employee in terms of sickness absence annually if not addressed.
The Deloitte report makes a positive case for employers investing in Mental Health, the people that represent your business, with an average return of £5 for every £1 spent.