Adult eMHFA Wales

Availability: £144.00 (Ex VAT: £120.00) 5 hours self-directed - 5 hours webinar

The eAMHFA Wales course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to friends, families and co-workers and can be completed from the convenience of your home or office, without the need to travel and at your own pace through interactive modules and webinars online.

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem, or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

The course structure is as follows:

Module 1: Introduction to Mental Health:

  • 1.1 Mental Health in Context
  • 1.2 Stigma, Risk Factors and Early Intervention
  • 1.3 The MHFA Model

Module 2: Depression

  • 2.1 Introduction to Depression
  • 2.2 Crisis First Aid for Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
  • 2.3 Crisis First Aid for Non-suicidal Self-injury
  • 2.4 The MHFA Action Plan for Depression

Module 3: Anxiety

  • 3.1 Introduction to Anxiety
  • 3.2 Crisis First for Panic Attacks
  • 3.3 Crisis First Aid for Traumatic Experiences
  • 3.4 The MHFA Action Plan for Anxiety

Webinar 1:

  • Revision of Modules 1-3
  • Role of The Mental Health First Aider
  • Application of The MHFA Action Plan
  • Self-care for the Mental Health First Aider

You will not be able to access Modules 4 & 5 until you have completed Webinar 1 with your Instructor.

Module 4: Psychosis

  • 4.1 Psychosis: Introduction, Myths and Stigma
  • 4.2 Signs and Symptoms of Psychosis
  • 4.3 Crisis First Aid for Acute Psychotic Episodes
  • 4.4 The MHFA Action Plan for Psychosis

Module 5: Substance Use

  • 5.1 Introduction to Substance Use
  • 5.2 Crisis First Aid for Substance Use
  • 5.3 The MHFA Action Plan for Substance Use

Webinar 2:

  • Revision of Modules 4 & 5
  • Stigma and Judgements
  • Application of The MHFA Action Plan

Upon completion of Webinar 2, you will gain access to your MHFA Wales certificate and be invited to provide feedback for the course.

As part of this course, you will be able to access the online version of the MHFA Wales Manual. You will be granted access to this on your browser, phone or tablet within 1 working day of signing up to the course. If you would like a physical copy of the manual, you will also have the option to purchase this.

For organisations who wish to book more than one space on an individual course, please contact us on [email protected]
The online Adult Mental Health First Aid Wales course is based on international MHFA Guidelines. Curriculum content is evidence-based, with the input of mental health professionals, researchers, and consumer advocates.
Mental Health First Aid Wales has been adapted for Wales by Mental Health First Aid Wales Ltd.
*Please note that due to the nature of the topics covered within training, it is important that participants ensure their own comfort and safety. Please only undertake this course if you feel comfortable with the topics covered and take wellbeing breaks if and when needed.
**MHFA Wales is only licensed to provide this training course for those who live and/or work in Wales. Participants from other countries who wish to become trained in MHFA will need to contact the national provider licensed to deliver in their country.

*Please note that due to the sensitive topics discussed within the training it is recommended that participants have an appropriate level of well-being before attending.

Whist sharing experiences can benefit the training experience participants must be aware that Mental Health First Aid is designed to help participants support others and is not intended as a therapy session for the participant. This is for the comfort for all participants.

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