Mental Health First Aid Course | endota spa Kew
Accredited Edition 4 MHFA Standard Course held at the beautiful venue of endota spa Kew lounge space.
The 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Evening course dates for Mon & Tues x 2 weeks available for September, please register interest via email in the first instance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some evenings may finish earier depending on length of breaks and group discussion.
Evening begins and finishes with meditation and breathing techniques. Refreshments provided.
Car parking available on site and on High Street (same side of street as endota spa – the other side is a clearway).
The 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis. The course curriculum is based on the MHFA Guidelines.
Claim CPD Points
Most professionals can claim attendance at a MHFA course for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with their industry body.
The Standard Mental Health First Aid Course has been endorsed for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for a number of professions see the full list here .
What the Course Covers
Course participants learn about the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.
Developing mental health problems covered are:
- Anxiety problems
- Substance use problems
Mental health crisis situations covered are:
- Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
- Non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm)
- Panic attacks
- Traumatic events
- Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
- Severe psychotic states
- Aggressive behaviours
All MHFA Courses teach how to give the mental health first aid using the MHFA Action Plan ALGEE. More information about ALGEE.
This is a 12-hour course, which can be delivered as either:
- A 2-day training package (6 hours per day), OR
- As 4 separate training modules (3 hours each)
Course participants receive a copy of the Standard MHFA Manual to keep and a Certificate of Completion.
A manual is provided to each participant attending this 12-hour MHFA course.
Who can attend a course?
Any interested adult can attend. Please note this course is not a therapy or support group, rather it is an education course to learn how to give first aid to others.
Max Participants: 10
Address – Endota Spa Kew, 210 High St, Kew.
Intimate group and relaxed location to facilitate productive group participation and empathetic discussion around first aid application and mental health in our communities.
Enquiries for onsite training for schools, community groups or work places available.
Contact & Enquiry Details
Name: Cass Quinn