01. September 2020 - 10:00
Lane End Conference Centre, High Wycombe
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MHFA Champion - Mental Health First Aid Champion | Tuesday, 01. September 2020





Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we have postponed this training course until Autumn 2020, exact date to be confirmed.  If you are interested in attending the course then please email email and we will keep you updated.


Overview


This one-day course qualifies you as an MHFA Champion, giving you: 



An understanding of common mental health issues  


Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness


Ability to spot signs of mental ill health 


Skills to support positive wellbeing



Target Audience


The course is designed for the general ***** population and teach people how to support friends, family, colleagues and community members.


Our Trainer 


Gavin Percy, Managing Director, Balancing Edges.


Originally a Hotel operator to GM level and then a Business Development Strategist specialising in assessing and improving sales performance and sales processes to positively impact revenue - often through training, coaching and mentoring of the sales team.


For the last six years has been running his own Sales, Marketing and Training Consultancy for the Hospitality Industry - Winning Edges Consultancy Limited. 


Following some Mental Health issues close to him Gavin has decided to specialise in Mental Health First Aid Training to improve attitudes to Mental Health in the workplace. This will improve morale; loyalty; productivity and employee wellbeing. Balancing Edges is an operating company within Winning Edges Consultancy Limited.


Content



About Mental Health First Aid 


About mental health and stress in the workplace  


Stigma and discrimination


Depression


Anxiety disorders


Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)


Early warning signs of mental ill health


Alcohol, drugs and mental health


Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 


Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis


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Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally


Action 3: Give support and information


Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help


Action 5: Encourage other supports


Recovery


Building a mentally healthy workplace.


Action planning for using MHFA



Learning Outcomes



An understanding of common mental health issues  


Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness


Ability to spot signs of mental ill health 


Skills to support positive wellbeing



 



Terms and Conditions


Cancellation by an Attendee



Up to 4 weeks prior to the course - you can cancel your place on the course and your prepaid fees can be transferred to another course.


Less than 4 weeks prior to the course - no refund, no transfer of fees to another course.



Cancellation of a Course


Unfortunately, there are times when it is necessary for us to cancel a course.  We may do this up to four weeks in advance of the course, if delegate numbers are not sufficient.


If we cancel a course, we can transfer you to another course of your choice or refund you the course fee.


Please do not make non-refundable reservations for accommodation or travel to a course in advance of four weeks of the course date.


If you have an queries regarding the course or if you wish to discuss our multiple delegate packages, please contact us on 07402 30 85 64 or email