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Youth Mental Health Two Day Course

  • This two day course trains you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®), giving you:

  • An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues 

  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening 

  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate

  • Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive

  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing ​

Take Aways:

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Youth MHFAider

  • A YouthMHFAider®  manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A workbook including some helpful tools to support your own mental health


Youth Mental Health Two Day Course

This introductory three hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health.

It covers:

  • Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis

  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues

  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

Take Aways:

Everyone who completes the session gets:

  • A certificate to say you are Youth Mental Health Aware

  • A manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it

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Mindfulness for Schools

Children of all ages can benefit from mindfulness. Mindfulness can help relieve stress, develop compassion, focus, curiosity and empathy.

What will you learn?

  • The impact of stress on the body

  • How mindfulness can support children and young people with stress and anxiety

  • The difference between mindfulness for adults and children/ young people

  • About the brain, neuroplasticity and how mindfulness relates

  • How to apply mindfulness into the school environment

  • Skills, techniques and tools to use with the children & young people  you work with


All delegates will receive a resource pack

Trauma Informed Schools UK Courses
for further details see the Trauma Informed Schools UK page on my website
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