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Mental Health First Aid (Adults) Training

 

Due to financial pressures we are sorry to inform you that we are unable to provide tea and coffee at the training events during 2019-2020, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.

Course Provider

Terry Hampton (Powys County Council)

Aim

This programme has been supported and endorsed by the Assembly Government as part of its strategy for the promotion of good mental health and prevention of suicide.

As with the general concept of "First Aid" this programme is not intended for specialist mental health practitioners. Anyone in their everyday life may come across someone who needs immediate care while specialist care is sought or to assist the person in seeking out help for themselves.

 

Relevance to Children's Services

The programme does not cover the immediate care of children but it will still be very relevant for staff in children's services that inevitably come in contact with family members and other adults who may have mental health problems.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Improves mental health literacy
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of someone with mental health problems
  • Respond, engage, support and signpost people to appropriate professional help

 

DatesVenueTimes
16th & 17th Sept 2019NPTC, Newtown9.30am - 4.30pm
18th & 19th Nov 2019Com Room 2, Neuadd Brycheiniog Brecon9.30am - 4.30pm

 

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses

 

Contacts

  • Email: pwbotu@powys.gov.uk
  • Phone: 01597 827330 / 01597 827333
  • Address: Social Care Workforce Development Team, The Gwalia, Ithon Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AA

 

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