Sat, 05 Jun|
2 day First Aid for Mental Health
This 2-day course gives learners the skills to be mental health first aiders. Learners will get an understanding of what mental health is & the factors affecting wellbeing. The course gives learners practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness & gives them the confidence to step in & support
Time & Location
05 Jun 2021, 09:00 – 06 Jun 2021, 17:00
Hampton Hill, The Greenwood Centre, 1A School Rd, Hampton Hill, Hampton TW12 1QL, UK
About the Event
Learners will gain an understanding of a variety of mental health conditions and raise their awareness of what they can do to start a supportive conversation to encourage early intervention, leading to better chance of recovery. LEarners will get a great understanding of the many types of mental health illnesses, how to recognise the signs and symptoms, how to approach sensitive conversations and where to signpost for early intervention for better chances of recovery.
Who is it for?
This is for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge and understanding around some of the misunderstood mental health conditions, and also wants to develop their supportive skills to create and sustain a positive wellbeing environment.
This course covers subjects that learners may find distressing, including suicide and self-harm, and you need to consider if you would be comfortable attending this training
What is covered?
- What is mental health
- roles and responsibilities of a first aider for mental health
- Identifying mental health issues
- Starting a supportive conversation
- Drugs and alcohol
- First aid action plan for mental health
- Mental health in the workplace
- Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Eating disorders
- Personality disorders
- Bipolar disorder
Learners will be assessed on the practical demonstration of the first aid for mental health action plan and an extended theory assessment paper.
This qualification is valid for 3 years and you will receive a certification from the First Aid Awards (FAA)
2 day FA for MH