Led by the British Safety Council and using materials from MHFA England, this 2-day course will qualify you as a Mental Health First Aider.
You will gain:
- An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
- Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
- Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
- Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
- Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix
Everyone who completes the course gets:
- A certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider
- A manual to refer to whenever you need it
- A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
- A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
This is an in person session, and will be held at Inspire at St Peters, SE17 2HH.
The same course is also being run as a virtual session on the 23 and 24 May.
This course will run 9am to 5pm on both the 27th and 28th June.
Community Southwark membership
This event is open to Community Southwark members only. Any organisation or individual living or delivering work in Southwark can become a member for free, and registration is quick and simple on our website.
This course will be delivered by the British Safety Council, also known as Britsafe. By booking a place you agree that we can share the details you provide to Britsafe, for the purposes of registering you on the course and providing you with the course materials.
How to Book
Please note registrations close at 11.30pm on Monday 20th June.