This accredited level two qualification will give delegates a good understanding of how Mental Health affects people within the workplace and most importantly, how to offer support, guidance and advice when needed and how to become a good listener.
Within the session, we will look at what Mental Health actually is and once recognised, how we can signpost colleagues to seek the correct help. We will also cover some of the more common Mental Health issues facing us both at home and in the workplace such as depression, self-harming, eating disorders, suicide, stress and anxiety. We discuss the effects of self-medication by drug and alcohol misuse, the cost to business and the employee.
This one-day Mental Health Awareness course runs for seven hours and includes group activities, discussion and assessment through a multiple-choice exam. The qualification is certificated and valid for three years. Progression from this qualification would be to our Mental Health First Aider two day session.
This accredited Level 3 qualification will give help, advice and information on a wide range of topics relating to Mental Health First Aid.
This qualification will enable candidates to develop an understanding and awareness of Mental Health in the workplace and which steps to take to give employees the best possible chance of support and advice.
Over a two day period we will cover a wide range of topics that will give you the confidence to be able to talk openly about mental health, listen effectively and implement Mental Health first aid strategies within the workplace.
Topics discussed will include the more common Mental Health issues such as: PTSD, suicide, OCD, Bipolar, self harm, phobias, self medication (drug and alcohol misuse), anxiety and depression.
We will also look at the relevant legislation, guidelines and best practice in relation to the employee and employers duty of care in the workplace.
Although this level 3 qualification is aimed at Line Managers and HR staff, any member of staff should be able to attend this session. The session is delivered over a two day period and includes discussion, activities and multiple choice exams as assessment of learning. The qualification is certified for three years.