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Day 1: Friday, 17th January 2020, 9:30am – 4:00pmDay 2: Friday, 24th January 2020, 9:30am – 4:00pm
Subject: Mental Health First Aid
Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) is a two day, certificated course which will give participants the knowledge and skills required to recognise people who may be having mental health difficulties and gives them a framework for how to offer help.
This is a two day course running on 17th and 24th January 2020.
One in four adults and one in ten children are likely to have a mental health problem in any year. This can have a profound impact on the lives of tens of millions of people in the UK, and can affect their ability to sustain relationships, work, or just get through the day.From Mental Health Foundation report - Fundamental Fact about Mental Health 2015
Scotland's Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) is a two day, certificated course which will give participants the knowledge and skills required to recognise people who may be having mental health difficulties and gives them a framework for how to intervene and offer initial help.
In a nutshell, this course is about learning how to notice someone is struggling, may need help and to have the confidence to do something, rather than nothing. This will be helpful in both a professional and personal context.
Participants will learn:
This is done in an inclusive, supportive way, with plenty of activities and discussion. There is no expectation that you will share your own experience. The facilitator, Carolynne McKendry, has been a MHFA instructor for 10 years and has trained hundreds of teachers and staff from Education.
Comments from previous participants:
£209.00 + VAT per person
Mental Health Tutor, AOK Learning
Carolynne McKendry is an experienced trainer, groupworker and facilitator with 17 years’ experience in local authority education.
Glasgow City Centre training suite with ICT facilities which accommodates up to 16 delegates.
Please fill out the form below or call us on 0141 221 1001 during business hours to book onto this course.
AOK delivers a varied programme of CPD training for teachers and the teaching profession.
Our workshops are limited to a maximum of 16 delegates which allows for close interaction between attendees and our tutors.
AOK Learning Ltd
34 St Enoch Square