1 day Mental Health Champions first Aid course (online)


16/02/2022 - 17/02/2022 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

When: 1 day MHFA – Wed 16 and Thurs 17 Feb 2022 

Time: 9-1pm both days

Location: Online  (joining details will be sent out 1 week prior to course commencing)

Contact number: 0191 4178043

The offer is for 2 people to attend (per business/organisation) and additional demographic information is requested by funders as a requirement to attend the training.*

Deadline for bookings: 2nd Feb 2022 

Attend this internationally recognised Mental Health First Aid course and become a Mental Health First Aid Champion. You will develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to:

  • Recognise and understand the signs and symptoms of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression and stress
  • Have a supportive conversation with someone about their mental health using the MHFA Action plan
  • Guide a person to appropriate support and self help information
  • Recognise and intervene when someone is having thoughts of suicide
  • Be mindful of your own mental health
  • Build and maintain a mentally healthy workplace and challenge stigma

**This  training offer comes via Better Mental Health Funding and is focused upon those who address health inequalities across the City Of Sunderland and is available for those businesses and organisations that are undertaking the Better Health at Work Award and/or are signed up to the Workplace Health Alliance Charter.  (For information on health inequalities please visit https://www.sunderland.gov.uk/media/24026/JSNA-Mental-Health/pdf/J S  NAMentalHealth.pdf?m=637628965863100000)

Please ensure you are able to complete the full course before booking as not attending, leaving the course without explanation or cancelling within 7 days prior to the course commencing will incur a £50.00 cancellation fee.




Supportive Person

A supportive person is required as the course can be emotive and we need to have a person in place should you require additional support during the course, this can be a colleague, friend, relative etc.

Organisation Info

If attending a workplace course, you must provide details about the organisation

Booking and Cancellation Policy

Whilst there is no payment taken at the time of booking your fully funded space via our online booking system Washington Mind reserves the right to charge a £50.00 fee as agreed with funders for the following:

  • Cancellation of attendance within 0 - 7 days before the training session
  • None attendance on the day of the training session ( DNA)
  • None completion of all sessions that apply to delivery of the course in full.
  • An alternative delegate may be substituted by an organisation without charge for the whole course. Delegates can NOT be substituted partway through the training course.
  • The delegate is aware that Washington Mind’s mental health training programme covers emotive subjects such as suicide, self-harm, death and dying.
  • By submitting the booking form, the delegate agrees to the dates, times and the subsequent charge referenced
  • The delegate must be able to attend the training session in FULL
  • Washington Mind reserve the right to cancel a training session for operational reasons at any time
  • Please contact Washington Mind if you wish to discuss or clarify anything further before making a booking

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