Winning Edges Consultancy Limited has two trading entities: Winning EDGES & Balancing EDGES

Online Mental Health First Aid Training

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In the same way as learning physical first aid, this course teaches people how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill health and feel confident to guide someone to appropriate support.

£250 per delegate including VAT, booking fees and course materials

Through a blend of instructor-led live sessions and self-learning activities, you will:

  • Develop practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Gain confidence to reassure and support a person in distress
  • Learn how to guide them to further support for recovery

The live learning schedule is four 2 to 2.5 hour sessions over a two week period. Delegates will be sent a link for open learning modules that need to be completed in advance of the four sessions (approx. 90 minutes each)

All delegates will be qualified mental health first aiders following the four online sessions and will receive a certificate from MHFA England.

November Dates

22nd; 24th; 29th November and 1st December 2021 – 14:15 -17:30 each day

Booking link: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BDUM

January Dates

10th ; 12th; 14th; 17th January – 09:15-12:30 each day

Booking Link: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BHRR

Online Mental Health Champion Course

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Mental Health First Aid Champions play a key role in overcoming the stigma around mental health and creating a positive and open working culture, where it’s okay to not be okay and talking is encouraged.

£120 per delegate including VAT, booking fees and course materials

On this course delegates will learn about the most common mental health problems including how to identify when someone is experiencing mental distress.

Delegates will feel more confident supporting others, particularly in the workplace, and you will know how to signpost appropriately. Covers the MHFA ALGEE action plan, and how to use it.

November Dates

17th and 18th November 13:30-17:30 each day

Booking Link: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BDUP

Online Mental Health Awareness Course

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This is an introductory four-hour session to provide an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma. You’ll gain a basic knowledge of common mental health issues, learn how to start a conversation around mental health and some strategies for looking after your own mental health and well-being.

£59 per delegate including VAT, booking fees and course materials

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue
November Dates

Wednesday 17th November 2021 – 09:00-13:00

Booking Link: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BDUS

 

 

Online Mental Health First Aid Refresher

balancing edges mhfa england partnerThe Half Day online Course will allow delegates to:

> Keep their awareness of Mental Health support current
> Update their knowledge of mental health and what influences it
> Practice applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
This course is for anyone aged 16 upwards who have completed Mental Health First Aider or Mental Health Champion courses.

The refresher is recommended at least every three years

Please contact us

Dates can be made available – please contact gavin.percy@winningedges.com

Online Suicide First Aid Lite (SFA Lite)

Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, this programme is delivered over 3 hours as a suicide prevention awareness session.

The programme teaches the skills needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and to pass the person onto a suicide first aider.

Taught using tutor facilitated Socratic learning, tutor-led role-play, mini lectures, group work and audio-visual presentations.

This has some interactive elements and is an emotionally engaging learning experience.

£59 per delegate including VAT, booking fee and virtual materials

Next Dates

Thursday 28th October 09:30 – 13:00

Booking link: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BDUU

Online Suicide First Aid - Understanding Suicide Intervention (SFAUSI)

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1-day training solution teaching suicide intervention skills. The course has been accredited by City & Guilds of London. Upon satisfactory completion participants attain 6 credits at level 4 (subject to completion of an assignment and an additional fee of £85 paid to City & Guilds).

The UK’s National Qualification in Suicide Prevention

Course overview:

Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a one-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. We use only the most experienced suicide prevention trainers to deliver this unique learning experience: for anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.

Course content:

SFAUSI is comprised of 4 parts, each approximately 90 minutes duration. The programme teaches and practices the skills and knowledge needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help create suicide-safety as a first aid approach.

£119 per delegate including VAT, booking fee and virtual materials

Next Dates and Booking link

Tuesday 16th November 2021 09:00 – 16:30

Booking link: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BDUV