Introduction to mental health first aid a session for MTE/MTC National Provider Online Conference 2020 (16/11/2020 - 23/11/2020)

16/11/2020 - 16/11/2020

Webinar

Bookings start from £0.00

About

Tuesday 17th November 2020

Introduction to mental health first aid

Participants will receive an email with the link and access details in advance of the session.

Topics to be covered and discussed:

This session will explore a first aid approach to mental health by introducing the mental health first aid action plan as a framework in which to provide support to someone in crisis. Topics to be covered include:

  • The difference between mental health and mental illness
  • Why the need for Mental Health First Aid
  • The Mental Health Action Plan
  • The impact of stigma on mental health
  • The impact of stress and vulnerability on mental health
  • Common signs and symptoms of mental ill health
  • Talking and listening tips
  • Action Planning 
  • Signposting

Equipment

Access to the session through Zoom software via laptop/tablet or phone.

Provider info

Stu Skinner is a Director of registered charity Changing Horizons, the leading provider of Mental Health First Aid training in the outdoor and adventure industry. After surviving a suicide attempt, Stu embarked on a 4500 mile cycling trip through SE Asia and his journey into wellbeing began. 

Stu has been delivering mental health courses for over 15 years on behalf of the Government, the Mental Health Foundation and Mind. He has been a MHFA instructor since 2010 and works with a variety of clients such as Network Rail, Exeter University, Sky and the RSPB. He acts as a Mental Health Consultant for World Challenge, where MHFA is mandatory for all their expedition leaders and operations staff. Stu has trained hundreds of expedition leaders with great success. 

Where And When

Start
16/11/2020 14:00
End
16/11/2020 16:00
Maximum Bookings
60
Bookings
33
Venue
Webinar
Town
Online
County
Online
Country
United Kingdom

Provider

Name
Mountain Training England
Phone
01690 720272
Website
Email

Booking

  • Non Residential

    FREE
  • Please log in or create an account to book onto this event.
    Otherwise you can use the provider's contact details above.

Other Dates

25/09/2021 £30.00 Details
26/09/2021 £30.00 Details