This 3 hour Mental Health Awareness course is delivered by a qualified mental health professional and is suitable for employers and employees who may be working with or supporting an
This 3 hour Mental Health Awareness course is delivered by a qualified mental health professional and is suitable for employers and employees who may be working with or supporting an individual who have a diagnosis of, or present as if they might be suffering from mental health problems.
To provide an understanding of mental health problems.
Develop increased confidence and knowledge of helping people with mental health problems within your environment.
To provide a brief overview of pathways to interventions and services available.
Course Objectives and Key Benefits
By the end of the course delegates will have:
An understanding of mental health and the stigma surrounding it
Confidence to deal with individuals who may be experiencing mental health problems
An increased awareness of their own attitudes to mental health and illness
The knowledge to give improved care to those currently experiencing mental health issues
An understanding of pathways to mental health support in the local community and the workplace
General overview of mental health problems
Signs and symptoms, nature and causes and how they affect people
Types of mental illness e.g. depression, bipolar, psychosis
The importance of social inclusion
Practical steps to improve your own mental health
What help is available in the community and the workplace
Assessment & Certification
Assessment will be by continuous assessment by the trainer – there is no ‘test’ paper.
A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course.
Maximum available places on this course are 15. Individual places can be booked and we can also run a group course specifically for your organisation.