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Birmingham and Solihull Mental health NHS Foundation Trust
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Mental health first aid training

MHFA instructor training programme

West Midlands- 1, 2, 14, 15, 16, 28, 29 June 2011

100% subsidised places (Subsidised by BSMHFT and subject to criteria below)

• Seven day training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health
• 1:1 mentor support for one year
• Approved MHFA instructors are able to deliver the course to up to twelve people, as many times as necessary
• The MHFA course is internationally recognised and aims to teach people how to recognise the symptoms of mental health problems, how to provide initial help and how to guide a person towards appropriate professional help.

"The time [on this course] has been well spent and I am grateful for the opportunities"

"Very good[.] I found it very thought provoking and challenging. It [offers an] excellent resource package"

Application forms and further information available at: www.mhfaengland.org/become-an-instructor

The cut off date for applications is May 25.  Applicants will also be required to submit no more that 600 words explaining:  

i. How you will roll out 4 courses in the first year after completing the instructor training programme?


ii. Who you will deliver the courses to?


iii. When they will be delivered?


Contact: info@mhfaengland.org or on 020 7250 8062