For professionals working with young people Mental health training

Our mental health training courses can help you improve children and young people's mental health in the UK.

About our training

Half of all mental health problems present in young people by the age of 14. The adults around young people play a huge part in supporting their mental health and stopping their needs escalating. 

Our mental health training courses will help build your understanding of key mental health issues and give you the confidence to make a difference in young people's lives. Our participation courses are designed to help you involve young people in shaping wellbeing support and services and to learn how their participation can support a whole system approach to mental health.

At YoungMinds the experiences of professionals and the young people they work with are at the heart of our training programme. Each year we deliver training to over 10,000 professionals, and our expert trainers give you the practical skills to support the young people you work with.

  • Training courses available for individual bookings

    Face-to-face and online training courses delivered on a variety of mental health topics throughout the year.

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  • Bringing our training to your workplace (group bookings)

    Face-to-face or online training for a group of up to 20 participants at your workplace.

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  • Consultancy and service design

    Our consultancy and service design offer can support you in designing and improving mental health support within your work.

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Each course delivers exactly what you need:

  • Our courses draw on the insights from the thousands of children and young people, families and professionals that we work with every year.
  • We value discussion and run courses in a relaxed and supportive way so you can build confidence in your new skills and reflect on your development.
  • We keep things practical by sharing experiences, giving practical tips and advice, sharing good practice, and exploring ideas through discussion and group work.
  • We bring professionals from different disciplines together in one place to share knowledge and learn about young people’s mental health in different settings.
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Pricing and information

Face-to-face training

Booking type: For individual bookings only. If you are booking for a group of over six, please take a look at our group training.

Duration: One day 10 - 4pm.

Price: £225 + VAT (£270 including VAT)

Our face-to-face training provides an extensive opportunity for participants to immerse themselves in the content and make relevant connections to their settings, role and the young people they work with. Participants will be invited to share their experiences whilst drawing on a variety of kinaesthetic learning methodologies, all of which are exclusive to a face-to-face group experience.

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Online workshops

Booking type: For individual bookings only. If you are booking for a group of over six, please take a look at our group training.

Duration: 10am - 1:30pm 

Price: £135 + VAT (£162 including VAT)

Our online workshops are held on Zoom and offer an interactive and collaborative experience. With two facilitators available in each workshop, we provide a safe learning space for everyone to feel empowered to make a difference for children and young people.

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Bringing our training to you

We can deliver training either face-to-face or online to a group of participants at your workplace.

Booking type: We require a minimum of six participants for us to deliver training at your workplace.


Face-to-face: Full day (flexible, but usually 10am – 4pm) or half day (three hours)

Online: Three hours and thirty minutes (flexible, but usually 10am - 1:30pm)

Maximum participants: 20

Price: Please make an enquiry about pricing

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Keynote speakers

We also provide keynote speeches to large audiences for a maximum of one hour, for the cost of £400 + VAT. 

To book one of our keynote speakers get in touch to discuss your needs with the team. 

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