What will I gain from this qualification?
This online qualification 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 be able to demonstrate:
- 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 put this into practice