What is Emotional First Aid? – Introducing participants to the concept of EFA and to start to understand behaviour as a solution to emotional distress.
Anxiety & Depression – Understanding the concepts of Anxiety and Depression as the two most common mental health difficulties experienced by young people and how they present in terms of Physical, Thoughts and Behaviour.
Engaging with a Young Person – Practical based session focussing on key skills we use to engage with a young person with a practical listening skills exercise.
Enabling Strategies – Practical session, participants will bring in and share their strategies used to engage with young people and help them through their emotional distress.
Understanding Risk – Focussing on the 3 main categories of Risk: To Self, From Others, To Others. Participants will also be invited to workshop a case study.
Looking After Ourselves – How We look after ourselves as Emotional First Aiders; identifying how the work affects us and exploring our own stress management.