Mental Health First Aid

£22.00

Around 25 per cent of the UK population will experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives. Most are mild, tend to be short-term and are usually treated successfully with therapy and medication.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to notice and support individuals who may be experiencing mental health issues or exhibiting the signs of substance use in a work environment. They are also taught how to connect those people with appropriate help from fellow employees, community resources or healthcare professionals.

The course introduces the subject and outlines the benefits of Mental Health first aid and workplace wellness schemes. It then goes on to cover the effects of stress on individuals and teams and discusses how stress and mental health are linked.

It then covers the roles of employers, managers and employees in ensuring that a Mental Health First Aid programme is successful. It concludes with a series of practical examples of how to apply mental health first aid to real situations, how to support employees who are experiencing mental health issues and where to point them for further help and advice.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Define and understand the importance of Mental Health First Aid.
• Develop a greater understanding of mental health issues and the benefits of Mental Health First Aid.
• Understand the roles and responsibilities of employers and employees in achieving better mental health in the workplace.
• Identify the issues of stress in the workplace.
• Develop and understand a wellness strategy within the workplace.
Target Audience
This course is aimed at people in the workplace that would like to become a Mental Health First Aider in their workplace or for Supervisors or Managers that are interested in starting a Mental Health First Aid programme in their workplace.

SYLLABUS/MODULES

Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get 70% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

 

  • Introduction
  • Stress
  • Employers’ Role
  • The Role of Management
  • Employees’ Role: Part 1
  • Employees’ Role: Part 2
  • Employees’ Role: Part 3

CPD Units: 3

Approved By Gatehouse AwardsCPD & IIRSM

90+ Minutes*

*The course duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions

Qualification

As you work through each of the modules listed above, you will be tested with multiple choice questions. This will determine if you have absorbed and retained the information you have learned.

It is a requirement of the course to achieve an overall 70% score. You have three free attempts to complete the course.

You will received a certificate after completion. This is a digital PDF only, example shown. 

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