Adult MHFA Refresher

Training Course

The Adult MHFA Refresher course is a 4 hour course for people who have previously completed the 12 hour Adult MHFA course within the last 3 years. The MHFA Refresher course will extend the certification or a further 3 years.

The Adult MHFA Refresher will give participants the opportunity to refresh the knowledge and skills they learnt from the 12 hour Adult MHFA course. During this course participants will:

    • Gain an understanding of the latest research in mental health

    • Learn the 3 key actions for helping someone feeling suicidal

    • Work through complex mental health first aid interactions

    • Practice mental health first aid skills

The content of each refresher course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

 

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*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.