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Mental Health First Aider Training

Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th October 2021

Surrey Law Society is delighted to offer SLS Members the opportunity to attend this 2 day Mental Health First Aider Training, hosted by Devon & Somerset Law Society.

The training will be delivered using live online sessions as set out below.
Accredited by Mental health first aid England MHFA. - https://mhfaengland.org

Fees:
SLS Members - £195 + VAT (£234.00)
Please contact Helen Opie on helen.opie@surreylawsociety.org.uk to book your place. 

Speaker; Nick Brown
Nick is a freelance Trainer & Coach specialising in Suicide Prevention & Mental Health. In addition to being a member of the National Training Team for MHFA England he is an International Training Coach for LivingWorks Education who design and distribute highly effective Suicide Prevention Training. He delivers these courses in the UK and overseas. He also trains new trainers and coaches them during their first few deliveries. He is a Workplace Associate for MHFA England where he is able to use his background in Human Resource Management (12 years with Philips Electronics and British Telecom) and CIPD qualification to good effect. Nick worked for 10 years for a Community Mental Health Project based in Brighton where I developed my passion for helping people in their recovery from Mental Health difficulties. To relax he loves walking by the sea, live music events and spending time with family and friends.

SESSION ONE - Monday 18th October 2021

Individual learning (1 hour):

Introduction to the Online Mental Health First Aid course
Activity 1: Why Mental Health First Aid?
Activity 2: The Mental Health First Aid action plan
Activity 3: What is mental health?
Activity 4: Quiz: Impact of mental health
Activity 5: Stress Container (completed after live session)
Activity 6: Frame of Reference (completed after live session)

Live session (2 hours 30 minutes): - 9.30 am - 12 noon

Introduction to course functions
Introduction to the course
ALGEE and mental health introduction recap
Stigma
Risk and protective factors
Frame of Reference
The Mental Health Continuum
Introduction to the Stress Container

SESSION TWO Monday 18th October 2021

Individual learning (1-1.5 hours):

Activity 7: What is depression?
Activity 8: Risk factors for depression
Activity 9: Mental Health First Aid for depression
Activity 10: Introduction to suicide

Live session (2 hours 30 minutes): - 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Recap of individual learning on depression
Prevalence of suicide
Suicide, substance misuse and dual diagnosis
Analyse the impact of suicidal feelings
Recap of ALGEE and risk factors for suicide
Explain Mental Health First Aid action plan 1 for suicide
Explain non-judgemental listening, Empathy video
Practice using ALGEE in case study scenarios
Review of ALGEE for suicide and depression
Self-care

SESSION 3 - Tuesday 19th October 2021

Individual learning (1-1.5 hours):

Activity 11: What is anxiety?
Activity 12: Mental Health First Aid for anxiety
Activity 13: What are eating disorders?
Activity 14: Mental Health First Aid for eating disorders
Activity 15: What is self-harm?
Activity 16: Mental Health First Aid for self-harm
Activity 17: What are personality disorders?

Live session (2 hours 30 minutes):- 9.30 am - 12 noon

Recap of individual learning on anxiety
Recap of the five basic steps of ALGEE for anxiety
Explain action 1 for anxiety
How to support someone who is having a panic attack
Explain crisis first aid
Practice action 2: non-judgemental listening
Practice applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan for anxiety
Explain cognitive behavioural therapy
Recap of eating disorders and self-harm

SESSION 4 - Tuesday 19th October 2021

Individual learning (1-1.5 hours):

Activity 18: What are psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder?
Activity 19: Risk factors for psychosis
Activity 20: Mental Health First Aid for psychosis
Activity 21: Helpful and unhelpful responses
Workbook Activity 10: My action plan for using Mental Health First Aid

Live session (2 hours 30 minutes): - 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Review of individual learning on psychosis
Explain the development of symptoms of psychosis
Review the five steps of ALGEE for psychosis
Group discussion about MHFA Australia psychosis video
Case study activity using Mental Health First Aid action plan for psychosis
Recovery
Explore how to build a mentally healthy workplace
Start action plan to use Mental Health First Aid
Feedback

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