Mental Health issues in the Workplace is becoming more recognised with about 1 in 6 people experiencing Mental Health issues in the workplace. This can lead to stress, underachievement and absences. Until now, this has, to some extent, been suppressed to avoid stigma labelling and fear of the loss of a job.
These Mental health courses help employers and fellow staff recognise the symptoms, to start a supportive conversation and to signpost further help.
Types of Mental Health FIRST AID COURSES
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.
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.
6 hour course. In addition to the Level 1 training, Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress and understand the impact of substance abuse. They will learn about the first aid action plan for mental health, be able to put it in place and know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
12 hour course. In addition to the Level 2 training, Learners will learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers.
Through a mix of presentation, discussions, self-reflection and group activities, completion of the two day MHFA course, delivered by a quality assured trainer who has attended the MHFA Instructor Training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health, qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider.
Accredited by City & Guilds; learn the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting.