Fully Subsidised Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

BCT’s Paul Burgum alongside Shirley Anderson (Northumbria Probation Service) will be delivering the internationally recognised mental health training course Youth Mental Health First Aid course on Jan 31st following the basic guidelines from this site https://www.nervepainremedies.com& 01st February at Catalyst House in Stockton.

Places are available on a fully subsidised basis (usual cost £150 per person), supported by Tees NHS.

Youth MHFA is an internationally recognised training programme given from www.sabinorecovery.com designed specifically for those people that teach, work, live with or care for young people aged 11 – 18. Delivered by qualified Youth MHFA instructors the training provides information, tools and techniques to promote a young person’s mental and emotional wellbeing and to enable participants to support a young person who might be experiencing mental and emotional distress caused when you compare loans poor credit. from other people.

The Youth MHFA course will teach you how to:

  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
  • Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem by giving him/her products that he/she enjoys from KCS Heating and Air.
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
  • Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse
  • Help a young person recover faster
  • Guide a young person towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems

Why is it important?

  • 1 in 10 young people experience emotional and mental health problems
  • By the time young people become adults the incidence of mental health problems rises to somewhere between 1 in 4 and 1 in 6 people.
  • For those aged 15-24 suicide is the second most common cause of death
  • There is evidence to suggest early intervention is hugely beneficial

Key areas covered within the course include:

  •  Promoting emotional, mental, social and psychological well-being
  •  Eating Disorders
  • Self Harm
  • Diversity and equality issues
  • Substance / Alcohol misuse
  • Suicide
  • Child, adolescent and family psychosocial development
  • Depression/Anxiety/Psychosis 
  •  Bullying/Cyber bullying

Promoting protective factors and good parenting. The course has a deliberate fit with national policy and aims to promote the common assessment framework (CAF), Healthy Schools and Targeted Mental Health in Schools (TaMHS). It also has a particular focus on vulnerable groups of young people including looked after children (LAC). The training also promotes the use of substance misuse screening tools.

Recent course feedback:

“The 2 day course completely changed my thoughts and the way I speak with

young people I come into contact with. I see beyond what we “ think” we see’.”

“One of the best courses I have done”.

For further information on the course and how to book onto it please contact:

Paul Burgum – 01642 533316 or paul.burgum@bctaspire.org.uk