FDAMH Training Academy

FDAMH’s Training Academy specialises in mental health and wellbeing training… 

Our mental health training courses have been developed to empower healthy minds and to give people the confidence and tools to manage and support themselves or their team.

All of our interactive workshops are now being delivered via Zoom, this includes our popular:

  • Essential Listening Skills
  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention
  • Managing Return to Work Anxiety
  • Wellbeing for Carers

We understand that each organisation is unique and offer tailored workshops to support your training needs. Whether it is for your full organisation or a few members of your team, our experienced trainers are here to help.

For more details about what we can offer, please contact Lisa at lisa.alexander@fdamh.org.uk

Upcoming Courses

Suicide Prevention

Learn how to identify and address potential suicidal thoughts and intentions in others.

This vital and empathetic one-day course uses a variety of learning methods to help participants learn: how to identify potential triggers, approaches to asking difficult questions, when to take further action and who to contact and managing emotions and debriefing after challenging conversations.

Dates: 18th May, 15th June

Tickets: £75 per person*

Mental Health Awareness

Develop the skills to recognise, approach and respond to disclosures of mental health and wellbeing issues.

This one-day interactive course covers a wide range of mental health and wellbeing conditions and helps participants gain a fuller understanding of the causes and triggers for a range of conditions. It also covers local and online resources that offer support and further information.

Dates: 25th May, 22nd June

Ticket: £75 per person*

Managing Anxiety

Learn valuable techniques to help to manage anxiety and practice self-care daily!

This interactive one-day course aims to help participants develop a better understanding of the impact of stressor and incorporates practical cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to successfully cope and prevent the negative impact of anxiety.  

Dates: 11th May, 8th June

Tickets: £75 per person*

*10% discount available for group bookings of 6 people or more.

COSCA Counselling Skills

This course will provide you with a professionally recognised qualification in counselling skills.  It is not only a course that will provide you with the teaching of counselling skills but also the key to self-awareness.

The next COSCA Counselling Skills Course will start in August 2021, but there is need to wait till then to submit your application!

Email Lisa at admin@fdamh.org.uk to find out more or request your application pack.

The course deposit is £337.50 and we have payment plans available.

Please note that following the guidelines from the Scottish Government, we are delivering our COSCA courses remotely via Zoom until it is safe to deliver face-to-face. We are following COSCA’s advice and rulings very closely and ensuring that all security measures are in place for remote delivery.


We are proud to be an SQA Approved Centre!