Mental Health First Aider Package

£180.00 + VAT

This RQF level 3 course qualifies individuals to become a Mental Health First Aider or Wellbeing Champion in their workplace. This course is an excellent way for you and your organisation to improve understanding of the main signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions, to give individuals the confidence to discuss workplace mental health with colleagues and reduce the stigma associated with mental health. It also provides an opportunity to start creating a workplace action plan to build a positive and proactive workplace mental health strategy for your organisation.

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WHO IS IT FOR?

This course is suitable for individuals within the organisation who will be taking on the role of Mental Health First Aider or Wellbeing Champion. It gives learners the skills and knowledge to recognise signs and symptoms of a mental health condition, the tools to start conversations with individuals who may be experiencing challenges with their mental health and the expertise to signpost those individuals to next step support. It also provides individuals with the ability to help develop a proactive action plan for positive mental health across the whole organisation, as well as supporting them to reduce the stigma often associated with poor mental health in workplaces.

This course is run virtually with a real trainer via Zoom. (If you would like to attend a face-to-face course, either held in your workplace or at our own training venue, please let us know and we will be happy to help).

KEY TOPICS COVERED

During three two-hour sessions and via guided independent learning, we will cover a broad range of topics :

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • How to spot signs and symptoms of conditions such as anxiety, depression, psychosis, self-harm, eating disorders, suicide, personality disorders, bipolar disorder, psychosis, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Describe the support & therapy provided by professional healthcare providers for the following mental health conditions: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Self-harm, Suicide, Eating disorders, Personality disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia
  • First aid action plan for mental health
  • Mental health in the workplace
  • Demonstrate the First Aid Action Plan for Mental Health
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The six-hour course held over Zoom is £180 + VAT per delegate, which includes all course materials, including resources for independent learning and qualification to receive a level 3 certificate on successful completion of the course.

If you would like to train a group of four or more individuals from your organisation, contact us to arrange a bespoke course with dates to suit you.

HOW LONG DOES THE COURSE LAST?

This course is held in three taught two-hour sessions over Zoom and 4-hours of guided independent learning.

WHAT NEXT?

Choose a set of dates from the drop down menu to book your place, call or email us for further information or help with your booking or to discuss dates and options for a bespoke course for your organisation.

 

Additional information

Course Dates

Weds 8/15/22 Sept 12:30-14:30, Thurs 16/23/30 Sept 16:00-18:00, Fri 24 Sept & 1/8 Oct 10:00-12:00, Wed 29 Sept & 6/13 Oct 10:00-12:00, Tues 5/12/19 Oct 16:00-18:00, Weds 3/10/17 Nov 12:30-14:30, Thurs 11/18/25 Nov 16:00-18:00, Fri 19/26 Nov & 3 Dec 10:00-12:00, Weds 2/9/16 Dec 12:30-14:30