1 in 4 people in the UK are likely to experience mental health problems each year? Mental health is just as important as physical health, yet whilst we know how to take care of our own physical health, many people do not know how to support friends, relatives or even colleagues who are experiencing poor mental health.
The Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace course has been specifically designed for those who would like to;
- Raise their awareness of mental health.
- Develop an understanding on how to support, reassure and signpost fellow colleagues to professional support.
Throughout this 2 day course, Learners will develop a greater understanding on the importance of positive mental health and well-being in the workplace and the role that everyone plays in recognising and handling mental health issues at work.
Topics covered include:
Understanding mental health and its importance in more depth;
How to protect your own well-being as a Mental Health First Aider;
How to manage common mental health conditions,
How to support those experiencing poor mental health at work using internal and external resources;
Developing ways of promoting positive mental health in the workplace;
How to produce a Mental health first aid at work action plan for individuals;
Producing a Stress and Work Policy and procedures;
Producing a Stress at Work Risk Assessment;
Plus much more.
Formal Theory Test plus ongoing observations. .
Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 3 Award in Understanding Mental Health First Aid E-certificate.
Remote Training Only: Delegates will receive a learner pack in advance including teaching resources and a comprehensive Mental Health First Aid Book with activities and support channels for reference.