1 day. (Face to Face or Distance Learning)
The minimum classroom contact time of 6-hours can be spread over a maximum of 3-weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of 2-hours.
Everyone’s Mental Health appears to have been changed by the Pandemic. Old and young alike have suffered and are now anxious about the future. This new programme could help and is ideal for face-to-face delivery in groups from 4-16 people. The course can be delivered to anyone 14 years old or over. So this could include young people with some peer responsibility at school and college as well as all adults.
The FAA Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health qualification is suitable for anyone who actively connects with children such as parents, carers, teachers, youth group leaders and young adults.
The qualification has been designed with children and young people in mind covering areas such as depression, self-harm, eating disorders and bullying and will provide the knowledge and skills to identify a potential mental health condition, start a conversation, and provide support and guidance to professional help.
A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:
- What is first aid for youth mental health?
- Identifying mental health conditions
- Mental health conditions
- Drugs and alcohol
- First aid action plan for mental health
A Level 2 Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement.
The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.