First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses

 

First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses

 

 

ALL FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH COURSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL LEARNERS OR GROUPS

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FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) Duration - 4 hours (1/2 day)

This 4 hour course can benefit anyone who would like to learn more, and is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health. 

What subjects are covered ?
• What is First Aid for Mental Health
• Identifying mental health conditions
• Providing advice and starting a conversation
• Stress
• Mental health conditions

Numbers
A maximum of 16 delegates.

Certification
Level 1 Award in Awareness for First Aid for Mental Health. 
Valid for 3 years.

 

FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) Duration - 1 day (6 hours)

This 1 day course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learneres with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.

What subjects are covered ?
• What is First Aid for Mental Health
• Identifying mental health conditions
• Providing advice and starting a conversation
• Stress
• Mental health conditions
• Drugs and alcohol
• First Aid for Mental Health action plan
• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

Numbers
A maximum of 16 delegates.

Certification
A Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner subject to successful assessment.
Valid for 3 years.

 

FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) Duration - 2 days (12 hours)

This 2 day course builds on the Level 2 Award and covers a wider range of mental health conditions. It goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies. It is suitable for all but aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position or who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health. 

What subjects are covered ? 
• What is First Aid for Mental Health
• Identifying mental health conditions
• Providing advice and starting a conversation
• Stress
• Mental health conditions
• Drugs and alcohol
• First Aid for Mental Health action plan
• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
• Depression
• Anxiety
• Suicide
• Self-harm
• PTSD
• Personality disorders
• Bipolar disorders
• Psychosis
• Schizophrenia
• Eating disoders

Numbers
A maximum of 16 delegates.

Certification
A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner subject to successful assessment.
Valid for 3 years.