Tuesday AM: Introduction to Mental Health First Aid a session for MTE/MTC National Provider Conference (16/11/2020 - 17/11/2020)

17/11/2020 - 17/11/2020

Plas Y Brenin

Non-residential starting from £0.00

About

Tuesday 17th November 2020 - AM Workshop

Introduction to Mental Health First Aid

Plas Y Brenin (Gwynant room). 

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

No equipment required.

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
17/11/2020 09:30
End
17/11/2020 12:00
Maximum Bookings
20
Venue
Plas Y Brenin
Town
Betws-y-Coed
County
Conwy
Postcode
LL24 0ET
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
53.10228
Longitude
-3.91823

Contact

Provider
Mountain Training England
Telephone
01690 720272
Website
Email

Booking

  • Non Residential

    FREE
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    Otherwise you can use the provider's contact details above.

Other Dates

14/11/2020 £95.00 Details
16/11/2020 FREE Details
16/11/2020 FREE Details

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