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Specialist Certificate in Mental Health First Aid Level 1 (MHFA Level 1)

Rolling intake! Intake months: January, March, May, July, September, November.

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About the course
  • Welcome to the Mental Health First Aid Training course!

  • This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to recognize and respond effectively to individuals experiencing mental health challenges.

  • By combining theoretical understanding, practical techniques, and real-life scenarios, participants will learn how to provide initial support, reduce stigma, and connect individuals to appropriate resources for professional help.

  • This course aims to equip participants with the skills and confidence needed to provide timely and empathetic support to individuals facing mental health challenges.

  • Through a blend of theory, practice, and self-awareness, participants will contribute to creating a more compassionate and understanding society that prioritizes mental health and well-being.

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Learning Outcomes
  • By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Gain a foundational understanding of mental health, mental illnesses, and related stigma.

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of common mental health disorders and crises.

  • Develop effective communication and active listening skills when approaching someone in distress.

  • Learn how to provide initial help, support, and guidance to individuals facing mental health challenges.

  • Understand the importance of self-care for both the helper and the individual in need.

  • Acquire knowledge about available mental health resources and how to access professional help.

  • Promote empathy and understanding in mental health conversations and interactions.

  • Contribute to creating a more compassionate and mentally healthy community.

Modules

Sample Certificate

SCMHFA

What can you do with this certificate?

This course prepares you to be a certified mental health first aider for application in personal life, professional life, and the community.

This is not an academic programme.

Accreditation and Membership:

IAC
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