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Evaluation – Scottish Mental Health First Aid (Young People)


The Spark’s Scottish Mental Health First Aid (Young People) course provides a skills-based programme for adults who support young people between the ages of 11 and 17.

The course helps participants develop a clear understanding and practical application of the Scottish Mental Health First Aid skills set. Thus providing confidence to approach young people in distress as a first responder.

scottish mental health first aid (young people) evaluation

On this page you can review evaluations of the course by previous participants from organisations across Scotland.

Every participant on the Scottish Mental Health First Aid (Young People) programme is given the opportunity to feedback on their experience.

Evaluation: Abercorn Secondary School – October 2017


15 teachers from Abercorn Secondary School in Glasgow attended Scottish Mental Health First Aid (Young People) training on 15 October 2017.

All participants completed a survey following completion of the course.

Highlights of their feedback included:

  • 100% of participants agreed/strongly agreed that they had a better understanding of how mental health can affect childhood development
  • 100% of participants agreed/strongly agreed that they knew how to recognise some of the signs of mental health distress
  • 93% of participants indicated that they would be able to apply learning from the course to their employment.

Download the Scottish Mental Health First Aid (Young People) evaluation summary (350kb PDF file)


Further information

Find out more about Scottish Mental Health First Aid (Young People) training with The Spark.

Learn more about our other mental health and relationship support courses, along with dedicated training for teachers.