Lilla Huset Professional Centre Lilla Huset Professional Centre

Meet | Train | Progress

Youth Mental Health First Aid Online Two-Day Training 5 & 12.7.21

This 2 day course is in place of postponed sessions originally scheduled for 7 & 14 June 2021

Session 1: Introduction

Pre-course Individual learning (1 hour 15 minutes):

Please complete this prior to the first live session.

  • Introduction to the course and the Online Learning Hub
  • Activity 1: Why Youth Mental Health First Aid?
  • Activity 2: What is ALGEE?
  • Activity 3: What is mental health?
  • Activity 4: Mental health and stigma
  • Activity 5: Mental health quiz: Impact of mental health
  • Activity 6: Risk and protective factors for mental health
  • Activity 7: The Stress Container

Live course session (2 hours 35 minutes):

  • Introduction to the course
  • Outline of live session 1, the value of Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Introduce ALGEE
  • Recap what mental health is
  • Recap the Mental Health Continuum
  • Stigma
  • Recap why Youth Mental Health First Aid is important
  • Recap risk and protective factors
  • The Stress Container
  • The Frame of Reference

Session 2: Depression, anxiety, and self-care

Individual learning (1 hour 15 minutes):

Please complete this prior to the second live session.

  • Activity 8: Your Stress Container
  • Activity 9: Your Frame of Reference
  • Activity 10: What is depression?
  • Activity 11: What is anxiety?

Live session (2 hours 10 minutes):

  • Introduction to live session 2
  • Recap of homework after live session 1
  • Recap depression
  • Signs and symptoms of depression in a young person
  • Recap anxiety
  • Signs and symptoms of anxiety in a young person
  • ALGEE for depression and anxiety in a young person
  • ALGEE for depression and anxiety, action 1
  • ALGEE for depression and anxiety, action 2-5
  • Self-care and close

Session 3: Suicide and Psychosis

Individual learning (1 hour 20 minutes) 

Please complete this prior to the third live session.

  • Activity 12: Adolescent brain development
  • Activity 13: About suicide
  • Activity 14: Suicide risk factors
  • Activity 15: What is psychosis?
  • Activity 16: Lived experience of psychosis
  • Activity 17: ALGEE for psychosis

Live session (2 hours 5 minutes)

  • Introduction to live session 3
  • Recap suicide
  • Explore the impact of suicidal feelings
  • ALGEE for suicidal crisis
  • Practice non-judgemental listening skills
  • Recap psychosis
  • Recap warning signs and symptoms of psychosis
  • Recap ALGEE for psychosis

Session four: Self-harm, recovery, and action planning

Individual learning (1 hour 35 minutes)

 Please complete this prior to the forth live session.

  • Activity 18: What is self-harm?
  • Activity 19: What are eating disorders?
  • Activity 20: Resilience
  • Workbook activity 7: My action plan for using Youth Mental Health First Aid (completed after live session)

Live session (2 hours 25 minutes)

  • Introduction to live session 4
  • Recap self-harm, the self-harm continuum
  • Warning signs of self-harm in young people
  • ALGEE for self-harm
  • Recap eating disorders
  • ALGEE for eating disorders
  • Applying MHFA to family and carers; the Recovery Tree
  • Evaluation forms and close

This course is free for state maintained schools. Non attendance charges apply once registered. £300

Date Time Venue Capacity Charges
5 July 2021 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Online 16 Free *to LA Maintained schools only - non attendances charges apply
12 June 2021 - 12 July 2021 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Online 16 Free, non attendance charges apply

Date: 5 July 2021
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: Online
Capacity: 16
Charges: Free, non attendance charges apply


Date: 12 June 2021 - 12 July 2021
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: Online
Capacity: 16
Charges: Free, non attendance charges apply


Charges Register places
General Admission show details +

This ticket is required and must be purchased.

£0.00 (GBP)