Training Courses

What's Behind the Smile Mental Health First Aid Training

All profits from the delivery of our Mental Health First Aid training courses fund the work of 'What's Behind the Smile' to help tackle male suicide and improve the mental health of adults and young people through training, counselling and awareness raising.

We're now able to offer both online and face to face classroom training session (pending local Covid restrictions).

Mental Health Aware

 

Led by two very experienced and supportive instructors, all training sessions are delivered live, are fully interactive and are available to a maximum of 8 people. 


The MHFA England Mental Health Aware course is an accredited, internationally recognised course that promotes early intervention, improves awareness of mental ill health and increases your confidence in helping those that may be experiencing mental health difficulties.

Course Details  

The 4 hour online session will cover:

  • What is mental health?

  • Mental Health Continuum

  • Factors which affect mental health

  • Stigma

  • Stress and stress management

  • Spotting signs of distress

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Psychosis

  • Eating disorders

  • Suicide

  • Self-harm

  • Recovery

  • Take 10 Together - starting a supportive conversation

  • Supporting mental health in the workplace

  • Useful statistics

  • Helpful resources


The engaging course involves individual, small and large group exercises and will be fully interactive.

 

Delegates will receive the course manuals and workbooks through the post and a MHFA certificate on successful completion of the course.

Further information on the face to face and online awareness courses can be found on the Mental Health First Aid England website (MHFA England). 

Next Available Course Date & Times - Online 

  • Next Dates TBC...

  • Cost: £125 per person

If you're looking to train as or appoint a dedicated Mental Health First Aider within your organisation, check out our Online Mental Health First Aid Course for Adults: 

Our Mental Health First Aid course for Adults is perfect for an individual or any organisation looking to enable a designated person to be a Mental Health First Aider, full details of the course can be found on the MHFA England website

Protecting and promoting mental health during these challenging times is becoming more important than ever.

  

Our Mental Health First Aid Course for Adults is the only evidence-based, internationally accredited mental health course that will certify you/your employee as a Mental Health First Aider.

  

Delivered in an accessible format, we offer a blended approach of individual self-learning activities together with live training sessions, led by a certified MHFA England instructor. 

During the course you will learn invaluable skills, increase your knowledge and confidence to support your own and other people's mental health, both remotely and face-to-face.  

Delegates will receive the course manuals and workbooks through the post and a MHFA certificate on successful completion of the course.

Course Details  

The course will cover...

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

Next Available Course Date & Times:

 

Mental Health First Aid Online Course  

       

       Session 1 25/01: 1.30 - 4.00pm 

       Session 2 27/01: 1.30 - 4.30pm 

       Session 3 01/02: 1.30 - 4.30pm 

       Session 4 03/02: 1.30 - 4.00pm 

       Cost: £300 per person

  • February 8th - February 13th

   

       Session 1 08/02: 9.30 - 12.00 

       Session 2 10/02: 9.30 - 12.30

       Session 3 16/02: 9.30 - 12.30

       Session 4 18/02: 9.30 - 12.00

       Cost: £300 per person

   

       Session 1 25/01: 1.30 - 4.00pm 

       Session 2 27/01: 1.30 - 4.30pm 

       Session 3 01/02: 1.30 - 4.30pm 

       Session 4 03/02: 1.30 - 4.00pm 

       Cost: £300 per person

   

       Session 1 25/01: 1.00 - 3.30pm 

       Session 2 27/01: 1.00 - 4.00pm 

       Session 3 01/02: 1.00 - 4.00pm 

       Session 4 03/02: 1.00 - 3.30pm 

       Cost: £300 per person

 

If you are interested in booking one of our Adult Mental Health First Aid courses please email:

whatsbehindthesmile1@gmail.com

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Our Youth Mental Health First Aid course will qualify you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, full details of the course can be found on the MHFA England website.

If you are interested in booking one of our Youth Mental Health First Aid courses please email: 

whatsbehindthesmile1@gmail.com

 
Refresher Courses 

In line with physical first aid, MHFA England recommends that you refresh your skills every three years, if you have already completed a Mental Health First Aid Course and it's time to update your skills, What's Behind the Smile offer an online refresher course, further information on the refresher course can be found on the MHFA England website.

Next Available Refresher Course Date & Times

  • Tbc...

  • Cost: £125 per person

In House Training 

What’s Behind the Smile can also offer training courses ‘in-house,’ training just your employees online in small groups, for further information please email: 

whatsbehindthesmile1@gmail.com

Booking

For further information regarding booking a place on one of our courses please email: 

whatsbehindthesmile1@gmail.com

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Email: whatsbehindthesmile1@gmail.com

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