Mental Health First Aid Training (4 online sessions)

Delegates are required to attend all sessions of the course to obtain accreditation.

Date(s) - 18/05/2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Location: This course will be run online via Zoom. Full details of how to join will be sent in advance of the day.

This format of the training will run as follows: 

18 May – 9am – 1pm

19 May – 9am – 12.30pm

25 May – 1pm – 4.30pm

26 May – 1pm – 5pm

Who should attend?

Suitable for everyone who works with, lives with or supports young people aged 8-18

This online course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, 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
  • 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


  • Learning takes place through four live online training sessions, with self-learning activities in between. See programme outline below for more detail
  • Each session is built around a Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn


Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Youth Mental Health First Aider
  • A Youth MHFA manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including some helpful tools to support your own mental health

View the programme outline here.

Course tutor: Marielle Jewels 

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