Mental Health Awareness Course

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Mental Health Awareness Course

Total Qual. Time

3-4 Hours

About Mental Health Awareness

This course can be adapted to suit the client’s requirements. Training can be delivered on site using the client’s training room or at a convenient suitable location.

Who should attend

Anyone can attend this training who wishes to understand more about mental health conditions.

Max Delegates: 15
Duration: 3 – 4 Hours

Delivery

This is a classroom-based course with group participation.

Mental Health Awareness Course Aims:

This course will ensure that employees have the knowledge and understanding of the associated symptoms, terms, causes and treatments related to mental health so that employees can be better supported, and positive mental health can be encouraged in the workplace.

The purpose of this standard is to provide candidates with the knowledge to: recognise mental health issues developing and start practical mental health conversations.

The scope of this standard covers:

The scope of this standard covers:

how to communicate positively, confidently and respectfully about mental health with others in the workplace
general understanding of factors that affect mental health, including stress
defining mental health and some mental health issues including: depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, suicide and self-harm
how to recognise and respond to early warning signs of mental health issues
addressing stigma and discrimination around mental health issues
how to look after your own mental health
how to use tools to begin supportive mental health conversations such as: take 10 together
awareness of appropriate sources of support and information

Mental Health Awareness Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training, delegates will be able to:
know how to communicate positively, confidently and respectfully about mental health with others in the workplace
describe the factors that affect mental health, including stress
define mental health and some mental health issues including depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, suicide and self-harm suicide
recognise and respond to early warning signs of mental health issues
address and reduce the stigma and discrimination around mental health issues
describe how to look after one’s own mental health
use tools to begin supportive mental health conversations such as: take 10 together
describe where to find appropriate sources of support and information

Certification

Workforce Skills Support accredited certificate

Expiry: 3 years
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