Training Portfolio

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Standard is the help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained.
MHFA does not teach people to be therapists. However, it does teach people how to recognise the symptoms of mental health problems, how to provide initial help and how to guide a person towards appropriate professional help.

This workshop is aimed at individuals who have a limited awareness of mental health and mental health. So if you are an employer, employee or volunteer and are engaged in the private, public or voluntary sector and are aged over 16 years of age this workshop may be of interest to you.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Youth is an educational course aimed at those working with/involved with children and young people aged 8 – 18 years. It teaches people how to identify, understand and help a young person who may be developing a mental health problem.

The workshop is split up into four manageable chunks. These are: What is Mental Health? Depression and anxiety. Suicide and Psychosis. Self-harm and Eating Disorders.

(MHFA) Lite offers an introduction to mental health and mental health issues; and is intended to introduce the MHFA course to the general public. 

The course duration is around 3 hours with attendees receiving a booklet and certificate of attendance.

MHFA for Schools and Colleges MHFA for Schools and Colleges has been designed especially with schools in mind. Delivered as a one day workshop, delegates will become Champions for better mental health in schools.

LivingWorks is a global suicide intervention training company
based in Canada with a portfolio of courses aimed at understanding and reducing suicide.
safeTALK helps prepare helpers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources.

Self Harm Awareness
Counsellors, Health and Social Care staff, those working in Education, Statutory services, Voluntary and Community Groups or anyone who has been affected by or has an interest in Self Harm.
The aim of workshop is to raise awareness and increase understanding of issues around self harm.

Self Harm Awareness – Follow on Day
The Self Harm Follow on day is for those who have attended the Self Harm Awareness workshop and are aiming to enhance their knowledge around self-harm.

Basic Counselling skills
Anyone who works with people in a caring capacity and who wants to know more about counselling skills but are unable to commit time to do a longer course. These useful skills are transferable and beneficial to use in everyday life.

Confidence for Life
Anyone who wants to improve the quality of their life, raise their self esteem have more confidence in themselves to live a brighter, more fulfilling future.

Feel the Fear
FEAR is a powerful emotion that often stops us from taking action, whether it’s trying for promotion, delivering a presentation, starting a new relationship, new business etc. It could be that you fear rejection, failure, expressing your opinions, making decisions etc., all of which hold us back.

“That’s not what I meant” – Interpersonal communication Skills
The workshop is for anyone wishing to improve their interpersonal communication skills with other people and to improve their understanding of the different ways we communicate, whether personally or professionally.

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