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Mental Health First Aid - Two-day

Kent Adult Education
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14 hours
135 GBP
Dartford
Professional Training

Course description

Mental Health First Aid - Two-day: This two-day Mental Health First Aid course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider for Adults., , It aims to improve and increase knowledge, skills and understanding of Mental Health and Wellbeing. You will be taught how to identify, understand and help a person who may be developing a mental health condition. In the same way as we learn physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill health., , By the end of the course successful students will be able to: , - Define mental health and the impact on people and recognise the stigma around it., - Identify some specific mental health conditions and the symptoms around them, ie. depression, anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders, alcohol and drugs use and additiction, self-harm, Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia., - Use non-judgemental listening skills to support somebody with mental health symptoms., - Administer First Aid to support various mental health conditions., - Refer people for support as necessary and be able to identify resources available to support those with mental health conditions., - Support people in distress and crisis situation regarding their mental health., - Create an action plan for using MHFA, , You will get an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it. When you complete the two days you'll get a certificate to say you are a Mental Health First Aider., , Dartford Adult Education Centre is on the same site as Westgate Primary School in Summerhill Road.

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Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education provides an extensive programme of courses aiming to meet the varied needs and interests of Kent communities. This summary sets out the ways in which Kent Adult Education will deliver learning opportunities to fulfil the purpose and...


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ME10 1SX Sittingbourne

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