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2 day.

Mental health first aider training course.

Course details.

Mental health first aider training course
Ideal for:Employees at every level.
Duration:2 days / 4 sessions.
Delegates:6 to 10.
Location:Face to face “classroom” delivery at your site.
  

Corporate Price:

£295 (inc VAT) per attendee.  Includes:

  • A course workbook for each attendee including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health.
  • A manual for each attendee to refer to whenever needed back at the workplace.
  • MHFA England accreditation certificate.
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand mental health and the factors that can affect wellness.
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, employee assistance programmes, their GP, other specialist practitioners or a combination.
Across the 4 sessions we’ll cover:

Session

01

  • Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • What is mental health?
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • What is depression?
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Risk factors for depression
  • Depression in the workplace

Session

02

  • Suicide figures
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
  • First aid for suicidal crisis
  • Non-judgemental listening skills
  • First aid for depression
  • Treatment and resources for depression
  • Self-care

Session

03

  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First aid for anxiety disorders
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
  • Cognitive distortions and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Self-harm

Session

04

  • What is psychosis?
  • Risk factors for psychosis
  • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
  • Schizophrenia disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Warning signs of developing psychosis
  • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Recovery and building resources
  • Action planning for using mental health first aid