Training courses

Upcoming training courses, delivered by Imogen Wall, are detailed below with links to register. Now taking bookings for courses in January 2021. Scroll down for current opportunities or sign up here to receive details as they are announced.

 
 
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MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID QUALIFICATIONS

The MHFA course is the gold standard, internationally recognised training in Mental Health First Aid. It’s great because yes, you’ll learn about the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, but you’ll also come out with the skills – and confidence – to provide safe and effective support to anyone in your life who is struggling. Just like physical first aid, you’ll have the skills to transform, or even save, a life. At present I am offering two editions of these courses: one set for UK individuals/employees/companies, and one set tailored specifically for humanitarians/those working in the aid sector. All my courses offer certification, either through MHFA England or the qualification provided by the training company I’m working through. Click on each course for details of certification.

MHFA ENGLAND COURSES

These are suitable for any and all individuals and companies working in the UK. No prior experience is required, but an interest in wellbeing and mental health is a good start.


Mental Health First Aider Qualification:

Time commitment: 18 hours taught over four afternoons

Cost: £300, including all materials

Dates: 30 Nov/01/07/08 Dec 

This two-day course, taught online over afternoon sessions, is the gold standard, UK government recognised qualification in Mental Health First Aid. Read more about the course here.

You’ll cover the areas below, and leave with an internationally recognised certification as a MHFA-er.

TO BOOK click here


MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING FOR AID WORKERS

Mental Health First Aider Qualification: Aid Worker edition​

Time commitment: 20 hours taught over five afternoons

Cost: £350, including all materials

Available dates: January 2021 course (Live session date 25/26 Jan 01/02/03 Feb).

There are lots of stress management, mental health etc trainings out there – but very few are designed specifically for aid workers, and even fewer of those are open to individuals. My courses are built around core MHFA England training described above – read more here - but with additional material drawing on my frontline experience as a humanitarian responder. In addition to the core MHFA qualification (more here), we’ll tackle trauma, PTS, PTSD, vicarious trauma, chronic stress, burnout, and providing remote support. Working with peers, you’ll come out with internationally recognised MHFA certification, but also the bespoke practical knowledge you’ll need to tackle the particular challenges in our sector.

TO BOOK click here.

 
 

“Thank you for a great session! The team and I got a lot out of it and the feedback was very positive on all fronts”

Saleh Saeed, CEO, Disasters Emergency Committee

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