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Mental Health First Aid


INTRODUCTION

The First Aid for Mental Health course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive guidance and support for a suspected mental health condition.


DURATION

1 Day
 

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace. This qualification is available to learners aged 18 years or over.


COURSE OBJECTIVES

To provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.
 

COURSE CONTENT

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

Learners will be able to provide signposting to professional help and support that person whilst they are receiving professional assistance.

This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol and provides learners with the skills and knowledge to assist employers in implementing a positive mental health culture to support employees within a workplace.
 

ASSESSMENT METHOD

The qualification is assessed through both a practical demonstration of the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and a multiple-choice question paper. An Ofqual Regulated, Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement.

 

Course Dates

Mon 30 Nov 2020

Course Times
9am to 5pm
Course Cost
£150.00 + VAT per delegate
Course Duration
1 day

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