Online Course: Mental Health First Aid January 2021

Qualify as a Mental Health First Aider online! Our next public online Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training course will be taking place in January 2021. This training is open for booking.

To register your interest for this training, please email info@altruistuk.com, call 0121 271 0550 or contact us here.

Train as a Mental Health First Aider online!

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a training course that teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue.

In these uncertain times, MHFA skills are ever more relevant to supporting our colleagues and the wider community to stay happy, healthy and productive. In addition, digital delivery is safe and secure, flexible and sessions can be completed in the comfort of your own home.

Approved by the Royal Society for Public Health, this in-depth mental health awareness course involves self-guided learning and instructor-led live interactive webinars.

Training Outline and Course Dates:

The MHFA online training is completed over 4 manageable sessions, delivered via the MHFA England Online Learning Hub (similar to Zoom and Microsoft teams), as follows:

Pre-1 - Self-guided learning to be completed before instructor-led live interactive webinar 1 (1 hour)

Instructor-led live interactive webinar 1 - Wednesday 6th January 2021 (9:30 am - 11:30am)

Pre-2 - Self-guided learning to be completed before instructor-led live interactive webinar 2 (2 hours)

Instructor-led live interactive webinar 2 - Wednesday 13th January 2021 (9:30am - 11:50am)

Pre-3 - Self-guided learning to be completed before instructor-led live interactive webinar 3 (2 hours)

Instructor-led live interactive webinar 3 - Wednesday 20th January 2021 (9:30 am - 11:30am)

Pre-4 - Self-guided learning to be completed before instructor-led live interactive webinar 4 (2 hours)

Instructor-led live interactive webinar 4 - Wednesday 27th January 2021 (9:30 am - 11:30am)

The Mental Health First Aid online course provides:
  • An understanding of mental health and the factors that can influence wellbeing
  • Practical skills to identify the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal and listening skills
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support e.g. Employee Assistance Programme, self-help resources or the NHS

To find out more about the content of this course, take a look at our Mental Health First Aid Online Course page here.

Everyone who completes the Mental Health First Aid online training will receive:
  • A certificate to say they are a Mental Health First Aider
  • An MHFA manual to refer to whenever they need it
  • An MHFA workbook
  • An MHFA Action Plan ‘Z card’
Pricing:

The cost of this course is £275 + VAT per delegate. This includes MHFA Manual, Workbook, Action Plan 'Z card' and Certification.

Further details and joining instructions will be sent once places have been confirmed.

Places are limited to 16 delegates so register your interest today to avoid disappointment. Email info@altruistuk.com, call 0121 271 0550 or contact us here.

Katie attended the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy where she set up Altruist in 2013. Since then, Katie has won various awards including Birmingham Mail's Young Achiever of the Year 2017, New Entrepreneurs Foundation 'Future Face of Business' and Entrepreneurial Spark's 'Most Accelerated Business'. She has also been a finalist in nine other award categories and in 2014, Katie was invited to attend the prestigious 'Women of the Year Lunch' in honour of her work raising awareness and reducing the stigma attached to mental health.

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