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Blended Mental Health First Aid course for Work Places

Standardized, Evidence-based, Accredited
Certificate - Certified Mental Health First Aider

Accreditation - Accredited Mental Health First Aider valid for 3 years

Licensed by MHFA International

Overview

The course equips your staff with the knowledge and skills to spot signs of team members experiencing poor mental health and be confident to start a conversation and signpost a person to appropriate support. As MHFAider, they will also be a part of the MHFAider community in India, gaining access to resources and ongoing learning to give them the tools and knowledge they need to carry out their role effectively and confidently.

As MHFAiders, your employees will be able to:

  • Recognise staff experiencing poor mental health and provide them with first-level support and early intervention
  • Encourage team members to identify and access sources of professional help and other supports
  • Practice active listening and empathy
  • Have a conversation with improved mental health literacy around language and stigma
  • Discuss the MHFAider role in depth, including boundaries and confidentiality
  • Practice self-care

Format

  • A mix of instructor-led training, group discussions, and individual and group activities.
  • Session limits a minimum of 16 to a maximum of 20 learners in a batch
  • A self-paced e-learning component, followed by two 3-hour video conferencing sessions led by an accredited MHFA Instructor

Takeaways

As part of the training, you receive:

  • A hard copy workbook to support their learning throughout the course
  • Access to E-learning
  • A digital MHFAider Certificate
  • The opportunity to be part of the fastest-growing MHFAider community in India

Training Fee

The value of MHFA training is 20,000 + GST. Check the Training calendar open to the public for enrolment. Training fees may vary from one instructor to another. MHFA India does not employ MHFA instructors and they can set their price.

Criteria

International guidelines recommend managers, HR, and leaders be trained with quality and evidence-based knowledge on Mental Health. This course is ideal for staff at any level in your organization who would like to. become MHFAiders.

Course Structure

Component 1

SELF-LEARNING (7-8 hours)
MODULE 1 MODULE 3
  • Introduction of Mental Health Problems in India and MHFA
  • Assessment
  • Anxiety and Mental Health First Aid plan
  • Assessment
MODULE 2 MODULE 4
  • Depression and Mental Health First Aid plan
  • Assessment
  • Psychosis and Mental Health First Aid plan
  • Assessment
MODULE 5
  • Substance use problems and Mental Health First Aid plan
  • Assessment

Component 2

INSTRUCTOR-LED LIVE SESSION (3 hours)
LIVE SESSION 1 LIVE SESSION 2
  • Set up
  • Mental Wellbeing in Education Campus
  • Revision of E-learning material (module 1)
  • ALGEE Action Plan
  • Revision of E-learning material (module 2)
  • Suicide Action plan
  • Scenario
  • Revision of E-learning material (module 3)
  • Crises and activities
  • Scenario
  • Revision of E-learning material (module 4)
  • Activities
  • Scenario
  • Revision of E-learning material (module 5)
  • Crises and activities
  • Scenario
  • De-briefing
  • Eating Disorders Module 6
  • Self-care, covering ideas on what your habits are and barriers to self-care in times of social distancing

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