First Aid for Mental Health Training

We have the following FAA Accredited First Aid for Mental Health courses available;

First Aid for Mental Health Awareness Course Level 1 – 4hrs (half day)

First Aid for Mental Health Course Level 2 – 6hrs (1 day)

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Course Level 3 – 12hrs (2 days)

We can also develop bespoke Mental Health Awareness training programmes for your organisational needs

Our Mental Health training can be delivered at your venue or via live interactive video conference training.
Please take a look at our reviews page for some testimonials from organisations where these courses have been delivered.

Mental Health Training Course Contents

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First Aid for Mental Health Awareness Training Level 1 – 4hrs (half day)

This 1⁄2-Day Mental Health awareness course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.

Syllabus
A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:
• 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 students are allowed on this Mental Health Awareness course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.
Assessment – A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
Certification – A Level 1 Award in Awareness for First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

First Aid for Mental Health Training – 6hrs (1 day)

This 1-Day Mental Health course covers the content of the Level 1 course but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

Syllabus
A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:
• 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 students are allowed on this Mental Health training course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all,
subject to assessment.
Assessment – A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
Certification – A Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Training- 2 days

This 2-Day Mental Health course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications but is aimed at Trainer/Assessors and/or supervisor level within the workplace.

Syllabus
A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:
• What is First Aid for Mental Health? • Post-traumatic stress disorder
• Identifying mental health conditions • Self-harm
• Providing advice and starting a conversation • Suicide
• Stress • Eating disorders
• Mental health conditions • Personality disorders
• Drugs and alcohol • Bipolar disorder
• First Aid for Mental Health action plan • Psychosis
• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace • Schizophrenia
• Depression • Anxiety

Numbers – A maximum of 16 students are allowed on this Mental Health training course and must be a minimum of 16 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all,
subject to assessment.
Assessment – A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
Certification – A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

Please contact us if you have any other questions in regards to our Mental Health training courses or if you are interested in making a booking.

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