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Mental Health First Aid Course April 24

Between: 20th April 2024 - 21st April 2024 Location: Kinver Scout Camp

This two-day course runs 9:30am – 4:00pm and is designed for Section leaders to be able to appreciate and recognise mental health conditions in young people.

It will be presented by Jay Thompson, a scouter with experience as a Registered Mental Health Nurse & Mental Health First Aid Instructor.

This course covers the full MHFA England syllabus including; mental health awareness, depression, anxiety, suicide, psychosis, self-harm and eating disorders. It provides participants with the knowledge, skills and competencies to be a first aider.

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the weekend, but you will need to bring your own lunch.

Free camping is also available for the weekend.

To find out more about the course please see the website:

https://mentalhealthbuildingblocks.co.uk/mh-first-aid-youth

*Leaders from Scouts Hereford & Worcester can claim the course costs back after attending the event.*

Kinver Scout Camp

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