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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) : Nottingham, Classroom

Thursday 7th March , 09:00 Thursday 14th March , 17:00

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Delivery

This course is delivered as two full-day classroom-based sessions:

  • Thursday 7th March 2024, 09:00 – 17:00
  • Thursday 14th March 2024, 09:00 – 17:00

Nottinghamshire Hospice

Nottinghamshire Hospice, 384 Woodborough Road
Nottingham, NG3 4JF
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This course was offered by Loates Management Training and I’m very glad I booked onto it.
This course is a must for those that feel they are afraid to approach and offer support to a person with a mental health issue for fear of ‘getting it wrong’.
The course builds on your strength as a listener and teaches skills to support and help those around you whether at work or at home or even yourself when you are struggling with every day problems and pressures.

Amanda Bryant
HR Manager

I found the mental health first aid training excellent, it was delivered sensitively and professionally, everyone’s points of view were considered and respected. I would thoroughly recommend this training to other voluntary sector organisations.

Ann Rowlands
CEO

I attended the Mental Health First Aid course held by Loates Management Training last week, I was impressed by the quality of training Amanda delivered, the course content was excellent and the reference material we took away was of a very high standard.

The venue was perfect the room was well ventilated and roomy and all the IT worked first time! Result!

I would also like to mention Loates’ team – they welcomed us and kept us well fed and watered throughout the course, they were professional courteous and delightful.

i would have no issue recommending this excellent HR consultancy for any training needs

Nick Gummerson
Office Manager

Annie was lovely throughout the course. Mandy the lady that joined her on course was also great – both very knowledgeable on subject and full of empathy for offers of experiences within the training session.

Can’t wait to complete more courses through Loates – thanks again.

Jo Barrie
Office Manager

A highly informative and interesting course, delivered sensitively yet entertainingly by Amanda Jackson. I now feel way more equipped to deal with mental health issues both in my personal and professional life. A hugely beneficial two days – thank you.

Helen Brown
Business Manager

I participated in a 2 day training course for a qualification as a MHFA first aider. The course was really good, well delivered and a success, I feel confident in being able to deliver what was taught and given to me within my work role and in general. Thank you Loates and thanks Annie!!

Christian Parkinson
Physical Health and Activity officer
Derby County Community Trust

I recently attended the 2-day MHFA course and it was a pleasure to have Annie as our instructor for the 2-days, you can tell that she has been delivering training for some years as she was very knowledgeable and comfortable in delivering the course subject matter. I envisaged the course to be very intense and PowerPoint driven but this was not the case there was plenty of interaction on the course with other attendees and chances to discuss our own experiences which really helps in linking everything together from the course content. Plus any instructor that brings a goodie basket will always be welcome. A thoroughly enjoyable course thank you again Annie.

Wesley Farrell
H&S Manager
Murphy and Son Ltd

The Mental Health at Work Training was really useful, with practical skills to help both in and out of the workplace. The course was very engaging and I was made to feel comfortable and supported while covering the course material.

Paula Thompson
QUENSH Manager

I recently attended the 2-day Mental Health First Aid training at Loates Management Training and am really pleased I did. Sometimes it’s hard to allow yourself two days ‘off work’ and invest in your own development, but I’m glad I did. Apart from increasing my knowledge about mental health, the training has given me the confidence to approach staff about mental health, the focus to further invest in mental health awareness and – as a great bonus – the importance of self-care was a great reminder.

P.S. The training room in Loates’ new facility in Darley Mills is fantastic too – onsite parking and a stroll in the park at break time.

Francoise Derksen
HR Manager

Overview

Accredited by Mental Health First Aid England this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to confidently support mental health in the workplace and effectively guide a person towards the right mental health support.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the factors that can affect mental health and wellbeing
  • Spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues
  • Confidently step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Use listening and questioning skills to fully understand the person’s position
  • Help signpost someone to further support
  • Recognise how to keep themselves safe while performing their duties

Course Content

This course covers:

  • Understanding mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own
  • 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-judgement listening
  • Helping someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support
  • Understanding how to keep yourself safe while performing your duties

Resources Included

You will be provided with the latest MHFA Manual which will be your comprehensive reference guide post course along with a handy pocket-sized resource.

Trainer

Annie Litchfield

Annie is a CIPD accredited learning and development specialist, and an MHFA England accredited mental health first aid instructor.

Provider

Loates Workplace Wellbeing

01332 895 295

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