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Mental Health First Aid - Adult 2 Day Course

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Mental Health First Aid - Adult 2 Day Course

Please be aware that this course is only available to those that live or work in Medway.


Lordswood Healthy Living Centre (Room TBC)
23rd September 2024 09:30 - 16:30,
30th September 2024 09:30 - 16:30
2 Days
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Mental Health First Aid - Adult 2 Day Course

Please be aware that this course is only available to those that live or work in Medway.


Rochester Community Healthy Living Centre (Room TBC)
11th November 2024 09:30 - 16:30,
18th November 2024 09:30 - 16:30
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Mental Health First Aid - Adult 2 Day Course

Please be aware that this course is only available to those that live or work in Medway.


Lordswood Healthy Living Centre (Room TBC)
22nd January 2025 09:30 - 16:30,
29th January 2025 09:30 - 16:30
2 Days
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Mental Health First Aid - Adult 2 Day Course

Please be aware that this course is only available to those that live or work in Medway.


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25th June 2024 09:30 - 16:30,
26th June 2024 09:30 - 16:30
2 Days
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This is a 2-day course, both sessions must be attended.

• Know ‘what mental health is’ and understanding the impact of stigma

• Develop confidence helping someone experiencing a problem

• Be able to provide help on a first aid basis while helping to prevent someone hurting themselves or others

• Learn more about the signs and symptoms of specific types of mental health ill health

 

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

-MHFA will help teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and even potentially stop a crisis from happening.

-Recognise warning signs of mental ill health and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe.

-Learn how to empower someone to access the support they might need for recovery or successful management of symptoms. 

MHFA courses are delivered by the Public Health team in Medway and are funded by Medway Council to support better mental health awareness in Medway.  Medway Council targets this training at particular groups such as those working with vulnerable people, supporting mental health at work, or in occupations more at risk of poor mental health outcomes.  All training is offered on a fair access basis and bookings are monitored to ensure the training is being accessed by the right groups.  We reserve the right to cancel your booking if an organisation is over-utilising the funded places, or places are being taken up by delegates from outside the target audience.  If you are unsure if the course is right for you, or your organisation please contact us.

Terms & Conditions

  • Please note that this MHFA space is for the sole use of the named attendee and cannot be swapped for another attendee without sufficient prior notice.
  • Due to the MHFA England booking system, any changes to delegates must be made with advance notice of 2 weeks before the course is due to start.
  • Both days must be attended and sessions cannot be skipped or taken at a later date so please do not book if you cannot attend both dates.
  • Please note, in the event of cancellation less than 10 working days before the course starts a £50.00 cancellation fee will be levied.
  • Charges will not be applied for places transferred to a colleague within the 2-week timescale above.  In the event of a transfer of place, please contact us using the details above.
  • Please ensure you have your line manager’s permission to attend before booking on to the course.
  • If you do need to cancel or make changes, please do contact us within the above timescales.

There is no charge for this Training, except if there is failure to attend without giving notice, when a charge of £50 may be incurred. 

If for any reason you are unable to attend or no longer require the Training, please cancel your place on the course through our Training Portal or email phworkforcetraining@medway.gov.uk as it allows another person to attend.

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