Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health - Level 2 Watch Preview

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This online course has been designed with children and young people in mind (includes all children and young people up to the age of 18). It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to recognise early signs of poor mental health in young people, and give you the skills to start a conversation and if necessary, signpost the young person towards professional help.

You will learn:


  • What mental health is, why young people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for Mental Health
  • How to recognise and manage stress
  • How to recognise a range of mental health conditions and behaviours
  • The First Aid Action Plan for mental health and how to to put one in place

Before purchasing this qualification, please visit our First Aid for Youth Mental Health page. This outlines what is required to undertake the course.

The minimum self-study time = 5-hours


Each learner has a maximum of 30 minutes with a facilitator to complete a verbal 1-to-1 assessment via Zoom.


Individual Learners (One-to-One)


One-to-One learners have four weeks from the date of purchase to contact us and schedule two 1.5-hour LIVE Zoom guided learning sessions and a 30-minute assessment. The sessions and assessment must be scheduled within a three-week time frame.

Group Bookings


If you are part of an in-house group these will have been arranged for you and you will attend the sessions with your colleagues.


130 Lessons
£300

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130 Lessons in Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health - Level 2:

Module 1 - Registration and Introduction

Meet the MHScot Team

Introduce yourself

Module 1 - Activities to undertake in this module

Approximate time to complete this module = 30 minutes

Learning platform User Guide

Community Forum

Send your registration form and request a manual

Please read this learner agreement before proceeding

About the Level Award

Learning Outcomes

What's involved in your assessment

Evaluate your Progress

Preparing for the 'LIVE' Guided Learning Sessions

How to use Zoom - Guide

Module 2 - What is First Aid for Youth Mental Health?

Module 2 - What is First Aid for Youth Mental Health?

Approximate time to complete this module = 43 minutes

Do you know what First Aid for Mental Health is?

Take a Quiz

What is Mental Health?

We all have mental health

What is First Aid for Youth Mental Health?

Roles and Responsibilities

The Impact of Mental Health Conditions

Mental Health Stigma

The Effects of Stigma

Self-Stigma

Break the Stigma

Coping with Stigma

Youth Mental Health Statistics

Words Matter

Resources and Links - Mental Health

Being a Mental Health First Aider - Reflective Practice

Remember to take a break!

Module 3 - Identifying Mental Health Conditions

Module 3 - Identifying Mental Health Conditions

Approximate time to complete this module = 19 minutes

Mental Health Continuum

Mental Health Continuum

Mental Health Risk Factors

Early Warning Signs

Caring for the mental health needs of children and young people

Pathologizing mental health

Resources and Links

Identifying Conditions - Reflective Practice

Module 4 - Stress

Module 4 - Stress

Approximate time to complete this module = 22 minutes

What is Stress?

What Happens to the Body When Stressed?

Causes of Stress in Young People

Symptoms of Stress in Children and Young People

The Effects of Stress

Coping Strategies

Helping children and teens cope with stress

Resources and Links - Stress

Stress - Reflective Practice

Guided Learning Session 1 - 1.5hrs

Module 5, Part 1 - Mental Health Conditions and Behaviours

Module 5, Part 1 - Mental Health Conditions and Behaviours

Approximate time to complete this module = 55 minutes

Mental Health Conditions

Young People's Mental Health

Depression And Me - Real Life Child Mental Health Experiences

Depression

Depression in Children and Young People

Resources and Links - Depression

Anxiety

Anxiety in Children and Young People

Resources and Links - Anxiety

Remember to take a break!

Psychosis

Understanding Psychosis - Simon's Story

Psychosis - Case Study

Understanding Psychosis - A guide for young people and their supporters

Resources and Links - Psychosis

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders in Children and Young People

Resources and Links - Eating Disorders

Module 5, Part 2 - Mental Health Conditions and Behaviours

Module 5, Part 2 - Mental Health Conditions and Behaviours

Approximate time to complete this module = 88 minutes

Sensitive Content Alert

Suicide

Shattering the Silence - Youth Suicide Prevention

Access FREE online suicide awareness training

Resources and Links - Suicide

Sensitive Content Alert

Self-harm experiences

Self-Harm

Self-Harm in Children and Young People

Resources and Links - Self-Harm

Remember to take a break!

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Causes of Post-Traumatic Stress

Signs and Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress

Post-Traumatic Stress in Children and Young People

Resources and Links - PTSD

Conduct Disorders

Conduct Disorders in Children and Young People

Bullying and Cyberbullying

Examples of Bullying

Signs of Bullying

Why do People Bully?

The Effects of Bullying

The effect of being bullied

Resources and Links - Bullying

Substance Misuse

Underage use of substances

The Effect of Drugs and Alcohol

Self-Medicating

Treatments for Drugs and Alcohol

Resources and Links - Drugs and Alcohol

Mental Health Conditions and Behaviours - Reflective Practice

Remember to take a break!

Module 6 - First Aid Action Plan for Mental Health

Module 6 - First Aid Action Plan

Approximate time to complete this module = 32 minutes

C.A.R.E. - First Aid Action Plan for Mental Health

C.A.R.E. - Check for Significant Risk of Suicide or Harm

C.A.R.E. - Apply Non-Judgemental Communication Skills

Empathy v Sympathy

C.A.R.E. - Reassure and Provide Information

C.A.R.E. - Encourage Professional Support

C.A.R.E. - Encourage Self-Help Strategies

When active listening falls apart

Providing Consent for Treatment

When Consent can be Overruled

Safeguarding

First Aider's own Health and Emotions

Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

First Aid Action Plan - Reflective Practice

Guided Learning Session 2 - 1.5hrs

Re-evaluate your progress

Assessment Reminder

Assessment and Course Closure

Share Websites and Information with our Community

Please fill in Evaluation Form after your assessment

Testimonial - How did we do?

Consider further education

Access Email Signature Graphics

Access digital resources and information

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