Training

Youth Mental Health Champion One Day Course

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Youth Mental Health Champion Course

Course Numbers: 8-16 people (in person) or 8-12/16 (ONLINE)

Length: 1 day (in person) or 2 live sessions with learning in-between (ONLINE)

Audience: Staff and older students (over 16 years) working in or with, schools and colleges, youth groups and organisations supporting young people.

Youth MHFA is an internationally recognised training programme designed specifically for people that teach, work, live with or care for 8 - 18 year olds. It is also open to young people over the age of 16 who act as peer mentors to other young people. The training provides information, tools and techniques to help participants to support young people experiencing mental and emotional distress, and to promote their long-term mental health and emotional well-being.

In becoming a Youth Mental Health Champion, you will achieve:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues and how they can affect young people

  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health in young people and guide them to a place of support

  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

The One Day Youth Champion course includes a mix of online presentations, discussions and workshop activities. 

MHFA value this course at £200 per person, but MYB are able to offer places for £190 per person.  All participants who complete the full day course will receive a MHFA England Manual, Workbook and an e-certificate to say that they are a Youth MHFA Champion

MYB prides itself in the quality of the trainers they use.  All the trainers are accredited to deliver Mental Health First Aid England courses and consistently attract very positive feedback. We have worked with them for many years. Detailed feedback is given on all of our trainers after every course, and continues to be excellent.

Organisations wishing to book an in-house, online or series of courses, please contact Judy Corney or Donna at MYB (Minding Your Business) on info@mindingyourbusiness.org.uk or call 01737 772126. These courses can be discounted depending on amount of delegates and courses booked.

To talk to one of the Minding Your Business team call 01737 772126 or email info@mindingyourbusiness.org.uk