Mental Health First Aid for Young People
6 June 2018
Joined up for Integration Project are hosting a 'Mental Health
First Aid for Young People' Training Course, delivered by NHS
Thursday 19 July.
9.30am - 4.00pm.
Hanover Housing, 95 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4NS.
About the course:
This course is a blended learning course that takes a
preventative approach to mental health for young people. The whole
course should take up to 14 hours. It is a mix of online study
(parts one and three), and face-to-face with a SMHFA:YP facilitator
(part two - date above).
- Part 1 of the course is self-study and is about understanding
the context for mental health first aid and underpinning principles
when supporting a young person suffering from a mental health
- Part 2 of the course is face-to-face with your trainer
delivering the intervention skills training to you and a group of
fellow learners. Before attending this part you will be required to
complete Part 1.
- Part 3 is another self-study which deepens your understanding
of mental health problems and young people. To access Part 3 you
must attend the Part 2 face to face session. Your trainer will then
unlock the Part 3 materials.
At the end of Part 3 you will be asked to complete a reflective
account of the learning and how you will put it into practice. Your
reflective account is about reflecting on the entire course and how
you will be able to put it into practice.
To obtain a certificate of completion and to be able to
successfully use the intervention skills learnt you will be
required to complete all 3 parts of the course.
The online component of this course is facilitated through NHS
Health Scotland Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Once allocated
a space on the course you will be sent instructions to register
with the VLE in order to access materials.
This training day is fully funded by the Joined up for
Integration Project for employability staff in the
Edinburgh region only. Lunch and refreshments will
Please note there are only 20 spaces available for this training
and as spaces are limited, only one person per organisation will be
permitted to attend.
Please complete the attached form and return it to email@example.com
to express your interest in attending.