The River Thames outside DLD College London

DLD Staff Given Mental Health First Aid Training

18th November 19

DLD College London has trained six in 10 teaching and support staff in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) as part of a move to increase expertise in the school.

The Westminster Bridge-based college took part in an intensive two-day training course on what staff can do to help students and guide them towards long-term support.

The school’s principal, Irfan Latif, said the scheme had been well-received and he looked forward to continuing the programme.

Vice-principal and qualified MHFA trainer Tom Hardcroft led a three-hour training session for parents as part of the school’s “twilight support” programme. Hardcroft is also leading the school’s “urban boarding experience”.

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