Mental Health Crisis Support Training

A three day online workshop designed to support non-mental health trained professionals who may need to respond to and support people in mental health crisis.

About the workshop

Mental Health Crisis Support Training is a three day online workshop designed to support non-mental health trained professionals who may need to respond to and support people in mental health crisis.

The first 2 full days of training is the Adult MHFA Two Day course (£250 per student) delivered by a quality assured MHFA England Instructor Member.

The third day of the Mental Health Crisis Support Training (£250 per student) will use a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions to develop the use of enhanced interpersonal skills and mental health crisis knowledge to the scenarios that the delegates encounter in their roles. Delegates will complete the course with the confidence and skills to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.

Both training packages taken together will cost £450 per student.

How to book

If you are interested in finding out more please contact us at thecpdunit@brookes.ac.uk

Benefits

The course package is designed to give you:

  • A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing, including your own
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Identify when, why and how to escalate concerns with somebody is experiencing a mental health crisis
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening and validation
  • Increased empathy for the people you are responding to
  • Understand mental health law as it pertains to your role
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support.
Students will receive a resource pack and awarded a certificate upon completion.

Contact us

Information and directions for finding the Marston Road site.

Marston Road site,

Oxford Brookes University,

Jack Straw's Lane,

Oxford,

OX30FL

Tel: +44 (0)1865 48 2565

Email: thecpdunit@brookes.ac.uk