Training Dates – March – Jun

It’s that time again – new dates scheduled for open training courses from March-June. Online Mental Health First Aid (4 Sessions)Sunday Mornings from April 11thWednesday Evenings from April 14thFriday Mornings from April 16th Monday Afternoons from June 7thSaturday Mornings from June 12thThursday Evenings from June 17th Online Mental Health Champion (2 Sessions)Friday Mornings from MarchContinue reading “Training Dates – March – Jun”

Managing expectations – what do you want from your training?

I deliver several different mental health training courses at the moment, some of them well established, others just finding their feet (and new ones in the pipeline). They all have their subtle differences, are great for different requirements – and are generally well received. However sometimes it is possible to tell from feedback that someoneContinue reading “Managing expectations – what do you want from your training?”

Online Mental Health First Aid – Saturday Class

A lot of people have asked me about weekend courses in the past as they haven’t been able to make it to sessions in the working week. So I am delighted to offer this Saturday Morning class. Over the course of four weeks you will learn about Mental Health, about different Mental Health related issuesContinue reading “Online Mental Health First Aid – Saturday Class”

Online Mental Health First Aid

What a whirlwind couple of months! If it has taught me anything it is that plans mean nothing, that order can come from chaos, and that we as human beings are capable of great things when we work together. So many tumultuous changes and challenges going on in the world right now. Something to comeContinue reading “Online Mental Health First Aid”

How Refreshing!

Last Friday I ran my first MHFA Refresher course. Aimed at people who completed the MHFA England Mental Health First Aid (Two Day), or Mental Health Champion (One Day) Courses three or more years ago – this half day, four hour course allows people to revisit their understanding of mental health and the skills toContinue reading “How Refreshing!”

New Training Dates for 2020

I’m pleased to be able to announce a selection of courses in Yorkshire and Lancashire over the next six months – Mental Health First Aid – Adult – 2 Day CourseQualify to be a Mental Health First AiderWakefield @ The Art House – 24th / 25th February 2020Rochdale @ Lock 50 Business Centre – 2ndContinue reading “New Training Dates for 2020”

Help for Line Managers

MHFA England have released an updated version of the Line Manager’s resource, originally developed by Shift – the Department of Health‘s campaign against stigma and discrimination relating to mental ill health. This is a great resource and one I would recommend for everyone to have a read of – especially if you manage staff, orContinue reading “Help for Line Managers”

Mental Health First Aid – a massively important programme

I first heard of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) some years ago at a Mental Health and Disabilities conference in London. I picked up a flyer which showed what a particular regional organisation was doing and a little about this training they were rolling out which aimed at bringingĀ a “first aid” approach to the helpingContinue reading “Mental Health First Aid – a massively important programme”