This course comprises a series of instructor-led live sessions interspersed with home pre-reading:
Note: You will need to attend and complete all modules to be certified
||Live Session Dates and Timings
|Module 1 - 1 hour
||Module 1 - 1.45 hours
10.00-11.45 UK BST - Tuesday 28th July
|Module 2 - 2 hours
||Module 2 - 2 hours 30 mins
10.00am - 12.30pm UK BST - Friday 31st July
|Module 3 - 2 hours
||Module 3 - 2 hours
10.00am - 12.00pm UK BST Tuesday 4th August
|Module 4 - 2 hours
||Module 4 - 2 hours
10.00am - 12.00pm UK BST - Friday 7th August
Mental Health First Aid is the only evidence-based, internationally accredited mental health course which certifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. It includes a blended approach of individual learning and four instructor-led live sessions delivered by a certified MHFA England Instructor Member.
You will learn invaluable skills, increase your knowledge and confidence to support your own and other people's mental health, both remotely and face-to-face. Join a community of over half a million people already trained in MHFA England skills.
Through a blend of instructor-led live sessions and self-learning activities, you will:
- Gain an in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
- Develop practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
- Gain confidence to reassure and support a person in distress
- Learn how to guide them to further support for recovery
Instructor: Laura Rosenthal
Laura is a licensed Mental Health First Aid Instructor for MHFA England, and an award-winning Training & Development professional with over 22 years’ experience as a Training Manager in the pharmaceutical industry. She is passionate about removing the stigma of mental health and improving people's knowledge of how to help individuals suffering with mental health issues. In this capacity she is also a crisis counsellor for the charity Shout.
Laura’s knowledge and training experience covers numerous mental health therapy areas including psychosis, schizophrenia, alcohol dependency and depression.
Laura is a Certified NLP Practitioner (Neurolinguistic Programming), Certified Insights Practitioner (Communication skills) and an ILM level 3 coach – this along with many years of practising and training others in communication and coaching skills enable her to deliver highly impactful and engaging training sessions.
Access to HCA Online Events
Approximately 24 hours in advance, you will receive by email a link with details about how to access this event. We use Zoom as our digital platform. Zoom also has Android and iOS apps which can be downloaded in advance should you wish to participate using a mobile device.
N.B. Please ensure you have registered at least 24 hours in advance in order to receive login details.