In these challenging times we know that protecting and promoting mental health are more important than ever. To that aim, we are delighted to announce we are now delivering the Online Mental Health First Aid 2 day training course - certified by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England.
Online Mental Health First Aid is the only evidence-based, internationally accredited mental health course which certifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. This online version of the course provides a platform for an inclusive learning experience and flexibility on delivery over a time period that suits you.
It includes a blended approach of individual learning and four instructor-led live sessions delivered by Chris Madden, an experienced BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) registered counselling psychotherapist and certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Chris is also Student Wellbeing Officer at Backstage Academy.
Live sessions are all conducted online via the MHFA's new Online Learning Hub – an integrated learning platform. Every person who completes the course will be certified as a Mental Health First Aider.
Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Chris Madden, said,
It's such an important time for mental health, which is why we're now offering the accredited two day Mental Health First Aid course here at Backstage Academy.
Through a blend of instructor-led life sessions and self-learning activities, you're going to be able to develop practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues, gain confidence to reassure and support a person in distress and learn how to guide them to further support for recovery.
This is a perfect way for all forward thinking employee-focused businesses and individuals to introduce mental health knowledge and practical skills which will support wellbeing in your workplace and in the wider community. We look forward to joining us as you begin your journey in supporting mental health awareness.