Free Training Sessions


Below are details of training sessions and online courses  run by external companies that you may find useful

Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

– A free online course which results in a Level 2 certificate on completion.
– A 6-week course requiring about 4-5 hours a week of study.
– Includes tutor support.
– Can support personal and professional development.

FutureLearn offer a range of free courses on ‘Youth Mental Health’ including:

Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People

Helping Young People Manage Low Mood and Depression

Body Image and Mental Health in Young People


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) webinars


West Sussex Mind

Free Online Session for Parents or Carers Concerned About Youth Self-Harm

Join us for a FREE online session designed specifically for parents or carers who are concerned about youth self-harm. This session aims to provide valuable information, support, and guidance to help you understand and address this sensitive issue.

Date: Wed Feb 21, 2024

Time: 19:30 GMT

This online event will cover various topics related to youth self-harm, including identifying warning signs, effective communication strategies, and available resources for support. Our experienced professionals will lead the session, offering insights and practical advice to help you navigate this challenging situation.

By attending this session, you’ll gain a better understanding of youth self-harm and learn how to provide the necessary support to your child or the young person you care for. It’s a great opportunity to connect with other parents or carers who are facing similar concerns.


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Zero Suicide Alliance

The Zero Suicide Alliance offer free short training courses for anyone over the age of 16 on topics such as suicide awareness (20 minutes) and social isolation (5-10 minutes). All courses are also available in British Sign language (BSL)

Free online training from Zero Suicide Alliance

Charlie Waller Trust

Free webinars for anyone who looks after children or young people interested in psychology and mental health.

Free Webinars