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Mental Health Awareness and Supporting Young People Training

Open Access Dates

There are currently no planned dates for this course. Please enquire to register your interest.

Length :  1 Day (includes Mental Health Awareness)

Number of Learners :  Max 16

Cost :  £125 + Vat per person

Also available to take place at your premises on a date to suit your needs.

About :

This course will enable staff and volunteers to increase their knowledge and awareness of mental health issues and improve their ability to support students and young people (aged 15-25) who might be experiencing difficulties.

Who is it for :

Staff and volunteers who work with young people aged 15-25

Learning aims :

  • To examine the preconceptions and fears surrounding mental health
  • To increase awareness of mental health issues and recognise the early signs of poor mental health (early intervention)
  • To be aware of the impact that poor mental health has on an individual’s day to day life
  • To increase knowledge and confidence when supporting young people with mental health issues and also consider self-care

Course content :

  • Understanding of mental health, myths and stereotypes and the mental health continuum. Causes, signs and symptoms of key mental health issues
  • How to support someone in mental distress or someone who might be feeling suicidal
  • Making reasonable adjustments for students
  • Providing support whilst maintaining professional boundaries