The mental health and wellbeing of you and your colleagues has never been so important. We’ve teamed up with Andy Elwood, a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, to give you the opportunity to become a qualified Mental Health First Aider.

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Course information

The Mental Health First Aid course with Andy Elwood will support you as an individual, as well as enabling you to strengthen and support your team and help you to build a better way forward when it comes to mental health and wellbeing.

By becoming a Mental Health First Aider, you will have:

  • an understanding of mental health and wellbeing
  • practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues with your team
  • the confidence to step in, listen, measure and support colleagues
  • the knowledge to promote recovery and provide guidance on how to get further support
  • an understanding of the stigma that exists around mental health.

“This course is something special. I now have the confidence to support my team and encourage a positive environment at our practice”.

Helen Bodsworth, Practice Manager, Dentistry at the Gallery.

Dates and costs

The course consists of a mixture of live and self-learning and is 15 hours in total, with 8.5 hours of live learning and 6.5 hours of self-learning.

The four live sessions will be held virtually and will take place on:
– Monday 20th September
– Wednesday 22nd September
– Monday 27th September
– Thursday 30th September

All four sessions must be attended consecutively in order to receive the qualification.

The course is available to Practice Plan clients at a subsidised cost of £105.00 inc VAT (normal cost £210).

*EXCLUSIVELY FOR PRACTICE PLAN CLIENTS. PLACES ARE LIMITED*

Your host and trainer

Andy Elwood is a Mental Health First Aid instructor and an ambassador for Movember. He creates safety and trust by sharing his own vulnerability and gives a unique ‘behind the scenes’ insight into life and death situations from his 20 years’ experience working in the emergency services as a paramedic on search and rescue helicopters.

Book your place

Location Date & Time Cost
Online training course Monday 20th September 2021 £105.00 per person Waiting List