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Mental Health First Aider Online Training Sessions - 2 Days - 27 & 28 September 2021

Mental Health First Aider Training

Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th September 2021

The training will be delivered using live online sessions as set out below.

 

Accredited by Mental health first aid England MHFA.    

https://mhfaengland.org

 

Fees:

DASLS Members - £195 + VAT (£234.00)

Non Members - £235 + VAT (£282.00)

 

Speaker; Nick Brown

Nick is a freelance Trainer & Coach specialising in Suicide Prevention & Mental Health. In addition to being a member of the National Training Team for MHFA England he is an International Training Coach for LivingWorks Education who design and distribute highly effective Suicide Prevention Training. He delivers these courses in the UK and overseas. He  also trains new trainers and coaches them during their first few deliveries. He is a Workplace Associate for MHFA England where he is able to use his background in Human Resource Management (12 years with Philips Electronics and British Telecom) and CIPD qualification to good effect. Nick worked for 10 years for a Community Mental Health Project based in Brighton where I developed my passion for helping people in their recovery from Mental Health difficulties.  To relax he loves walking by the sea, live music events and spending time with family and friends.

 

SESSION ONE - Monday 27th September 2021

 

Individual learning (1 hour):

  • Introduction to the Online Mental Health First Aid course
  • Activity 1: Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • Activity 2: The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Activity 3: What is mental health?
  • Activity 4: Quiz: Impact of mental health
  • Activity 5: Stress Container (completed after live session)
  • Activity 6: Frame of Reference (completed after live session)

Live session (2 hours 30 minutes): - 9.30 am - 12 noon

  • Introduction to course functions
  • Introduction to the course
  • ALGEE and mental health introduction recap
  • Stigma
  • Risk and protective factors
  • Frame of Reference
  • The Mental Health Continuum
  • Introduction to the Stress Container

 

SESSION TWO Monday 27th September 2021

 

Individual learning (1-1.5 hours):

  • Activity 7: What is depression?
  • Activity 8: Risk factors for depression
  • Activity 9: Mental Health First Aid for depression
  • Activity 10: Introduction to suicide

Live session (2 hours 30 minutes): - 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

  • Recap of individual learning on depression
  • Prevalence of suicide
  • Suicide, substance misuse and dual diagnosis
  • Analyse the impact of suicidal feelings
  • Recap of ALGEE and risk factors for suicide
  • Explain Mental Health First Aid action plan 1 for suicide
  • Explain non-judgemental listening, Empathy video
  • Practice using ALGEE in case study scenarios
  • Review of ALGEE for suicide and depression
  • Self-care

SESSION 3 - Tuesday 28th September 2021

 

Individual learning (1-1.5 hours):

  • Activity 11: What is anxiety?
  • Activity 12: Mental Health First Aid for anxiety
  • Activity 13: What are eating disorders?
  • Activity 14: Mental Health First Aid for eating disorders
  • Activity 15: What is self-harm?
  • Activity 16: Mental Health First Aid for self-harm
  • Activity 17: What are personality disorders?
     

Live session (2 hours 30 minutes):- 9.30 am - 12 noon

  • Recap of individual learning on anxiety
  • Recap of the five basic steps of ALGEE for anxiety
  • Explain action 1 for anxiety
  • How to support someone who is having a panic attack
  • Explain crisis first aid
  • Practice action 2: non-judgemental listening
  • Practice applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan for anxiety
  • Explain cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Recap of eating disorders and self-harm

 

SESSION 4 - Tuesday 28th September 2021

 

Individual learning (1-1.5 hours):

  • Activity 18: What are psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder?
  • Activity 19: Risk factors for psychosis
  • Activity 20: Mental Health First Aid for psychosis
  • Activity 21: Helpful and unhelpful responses
  • Workbook Activity 10: My action plan for using Mental Health First Aid  

Live session (2 hours 30 minutes): - 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

  • Review of individual learning on psychosis
  • Explain the development of symptoms of psychosis
  • Review the five steps of ALGEE for psychosis
  • Group discussion about MHFA Australia psychosis video
  • Case study activity using Mental Health First Aid action plan for psychosis
  • Recovery
  • Explore how to build a mentally healthy workplace
  • Start action plan to use Mental Health First Aid
  • Feedback
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