Mental Health First Aid England YOUTH 2 Day (Course: ONLINE)
Tue Nov 08 2022 at 09:00 am to Wed Nov 09 2022 at 05:00 pmUTC+00:00
69 Steward St | Birmingham, EN
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If you are a practitioner that works with young people, Support others in your role like a teacher or social worker, cares for someone day to day, or run an organisation with a duty of Health & Safety, or would just like to understand Mental Health and how to mitigate poor Mental Health outcomes. Then this course is for you!
Did you know?
One in ten young people experience a mental health issue at any one time
Suicide is the leading cause of death for those aged 5-19
In an average group of 30 15-year-olds:*Seven are likely to have been bullied*Six may be self-harming
*One could have experienced the death of a parent
The NSPCC report ‘, in Lockdown and Beyond’ which found that:-
*Increasing parental and family stress*Reductions in protective services*Intensification of pressures on children’s emotional wellbeing caused by lockdown can increase the risk of abuse and neglect.
In December 2020 nine months after the first lockdown the BBC reported that due to Covid-19 Child abuse cases were up by nearly 80%.
Teachers Surveyed Reported
* 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 Look at the range of Mental Health Support needs Teachers report in the 2019 Survey link below (Page 13 – *More Than 5,500 Teachers Input)
This course is the online version of the 2 day Youth Mental Health First Aid England course. On completion participants will be certified Youth Mental Health First Aiders.
The course will be led by experienced facilitators with over 15 years of working with youths & communities, Mental Health, Well-Being and training delivery. Giving you:
*An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
*Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues *Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
*Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
*Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
*Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive*Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing
The course will be made up of 2 days of virtual classroom sessions, along with some independent study. (Breaks will be facilitated throughout the training)
Covering topics such as: Suicide, Psychosis, Self-Harm and recovery.
Participants must attend all online sessions to receive their completion certificate.
Day 1 - 08th Novemebr 2022 - 9am - 17:00pm
Day 2 - 09th Novemeber 2022 - 9am- 17:00pm
*All MHFA resources and materials will be sent out to you prior to the start of the course.
This course will 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.
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Where is it happening?69 Steward St, 69 Steward Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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