Mental Health First Aid (Youth)


What does it cover?

The two-day course examines the signs and symptoms of mental health issues children and young people commonly experience. These include depression, anxiety, suicide, psychosis, self-harm and eating disorders.  This two-day youth MHFA course is presented online and is made up of both individual learning activities and a series of live sessions.

What else does it include?

The package includes a certificate, handouts and a training manual which is an excellent reference and support resource. More details:

 The course is split into four sections:

  1. What is Mental Health?
  2. Anxiety and Depression
  3. Suicide and Psychosis
  4. Self-Harm and Eating Disorders


How is it delivered?

This is an online course delivered through the LHFA England Online Learning Hub. Learning takes place through four live training sessions spread across the two consecutive Friday’s, with self-learning activities in between.

Who presents the course?

Jo Morton-Brown is an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.  Working as an Emotional Health Practitioner, Jo is a passionate and committed advocate for the improvement of mental health. Combining her academic knowledge with first-hand experience, she can offer fellow professionals working with children and their families the chance to gain targeted mental health and emotional wellbeing training.

Delegates need to attend both dates to complete the course.

Booking closing date: Friday 12th February 2021

To book your place please email Lorraine Chedzoy:

Course Details

Course Code: SW -Mental

Price: £170.00

Duration: two days


Events: Start Date: 26/2/2021