For professionals working with young people Mental health training

Our courses cover a wide variety of topics suitable for those who are just getting started with supporting young people, to those who are more experienced and looking for courses on specialist topics. Each course has been designed to help you improve children and young people's mental health.

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Work with the UK's leading mental health charity

At YoungMinds, the experiences of professionals and the young people they work with are at the heart of our training programme. Our in-house training brings our uniquely immersive mental health and participation training to your organisation, and our service design consultancy supports you to commission, design and improve mental health support across a broad range of sectors.

Find out more about what we offer and the types of training available.


As a school, this programme has helped to build capacity in staff in relation to early intervention and resilience; has changed the mindset of staff and the drive and focus on this helps give staff confidence in this area.

Why choose us as your training provider?

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. 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.

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.

  • Our courses draw on the insights from thousands of children and young people, families and professionals that we work with every year.
  • We keep things practical by sharing experiences, giving practical tips and advice, sharing good practice, and exploring ideas through discussion and groupwork.
  • 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 bring professionals from different disciplines together in one place to share knowledge and learn about young people’s mental health in different settings.

Types of training available

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Online training for individuals

Duration: 10am - 1:30pm 

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

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

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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Face-to-face training

Duration: One day 10am - 4pm.

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

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

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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Group training in your workplace

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

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

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

Duration 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

Price: £400 + VAT

We also provide keynote speeches to large audiences for a maximum of one hour.

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

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