AWARENESS OF FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH
4 hour course
Is your workplace prepared?
Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace
Research has shown that work is the biggest cause of stress which can stop people performing at their best. Mental health conditions are often hidden due to stigma and fear of discrimination and research has shown that a culture of fear and silence around mental health is costly to employers. The HSE guidance ‘First aid needs assessment’ refers to mental health in the workplace.
LEVEL 1 AWARD IN AWARENESS OF FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH (RQF)
This 4-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions. How to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress.
Our 4 hour Awareness of Mental Health First Aid at Work Courses can be purchased for a single delegate** at one of our open courses. Or a group booking at your venue.
Venue: Open Course Location
Certificate: Paper or Electronic
Delegates: 14 Maximum
*In-House Refers to a venue at work or that is supplied for the duration of the course
**Minimum numbers apply on open courses at our training centres
Easy to read and understand
Fully illustrated in a high-quality manual. Written and published by InstructUK
This course is suitable for everyone within a workplace as it provides learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions. As well as the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.
Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals. But will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help.
Starting a conversation – Practical
Theory assessment/multiple choice question papers – there is 1 paper for each Learner.
Formative assessments. a range of informal assessment procedures employed by the Trainer/Assessor during the learning process. Therefore measuring each Learner’s knowledge, skills and understanding
What is first aid for mental health?
Identifying mental health conditions
Providing advice and starting a conversation
Mental health conditions
Assessment and course closure
Mental Health First Aid
Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress and understand the impact of substance abuse
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