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Mental Health

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Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
 

This 1⁄2-Day course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.

 

A minimum of 4 hours spread over at least one day. Ideally, the course should be run in one day, but must be completed within 2 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.

A maximum of 16 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all,
subject to assessment.

Subjects covered:

What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Identifying mental health conditions


Providing advice and starting a conversation


Stress


Mental health conditions

First Aid for Mental Health
 

This 1-Day course covers the content of the Level 1 course but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

A minimum of 6 hours spread over at least one day. Ideally, the course should be run in one day, but must be completed within 3 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.

A maximum of 16 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all,
subject to assessment.

Subjects covered:

What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Identifying mental health conditions
Providing advice and starting a conversation
Stress
Mental health conditions

Drugs and alcohol
First Aid for Mental Health action plan
First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
 

This 2-Day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications but is aimed at Trainer/Assessors and/or supervisor level within the workplace.

A minimum of 12 hours spread over at least two days. Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but must be completed within 6 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.

A maximum of 16 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 16 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all,
subject to assessment.

Subjects covered:

What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Identifying mental health conditions
Providing advice and starting a conversation
Stress
Mental health conditions

Drugs and alcohol
First Aid for Mental Health action plan
First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

Depression

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Self-harm
Suicide
Eating disorders
Personality disorders
Bipolar disorder
Psychosis
Schizophrenia
Anxiety