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MHFA Mental Health First Aider Wales

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Course Code
LA18349
Location
Northop
Duration
Part Time, This course is delivered over 2 days with a minimum of 1 week apart each delivery.

This will be delivered in Northop Campus Business School

This course is open for companies/employers who would like to book their employees onto the course, we also offer to deliver courses within your own premises and deliver to groups of 8 or more.

For more details please can you contact enquires@cambria.ac.uk


******Please note, you will need to pay 2 weeks prior to your start date to allocate enough time for you to register.
Department
Mental Health
Start Date
01 Apr 2025
End Date
08 Apr 2025
Course Overview

The 12 hour AMHFA (Wales) course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to friends, families and co-workers.

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem, or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves

This Adult Mental Health First Aid (Wales) course is based on international MHFA Guidelines. Curriculum content is evidence-based, with the input of mental health professionals, researchers, and consumer advocates.

As a participant, you will gain improved knowledge of mental illnesses and their interventions, knowledge of appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in helping individuals experiencing a mental health problem. Topics covered include:

Developing mental health problems
● Depression
● Anxiety problems
● Psychosis
● Substance use problems

Mental health crises
● Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
● Non-suicidal self-injury
● Panic attacks
● Traumatic events
● Severe psychotic states
● Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
● Aggressive behaviours
This course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to friends, families and co-workers and applicants must be 18 or over. This training is knowledge only and work experience is not required.
Applicants must live/work in Wales
This course can provide:

● Underpinning knowledge and skills required to become an Adult Mental Health First Aider (AMHFA Wales) within the workplace that could lead to increased opportunities for promotion.
● Opportunities to progress to higher level qualifications (E.g. L2 & L3)
Cost – £225 per person. ******Potential funding available for employers.
Please contact employers@cambria.ac.uk or Sally Ewing sally.ewing@cambria.ac.uk for further information about potential funding
‘employers only’.
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