Level 1/4 Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health is a great introduction into mental health, all members of the public can benefit from this course.
On this course you will learn to recognise a range of mental health conditions. This could be crucial for your business as at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace; becoming aware of these issues could be a step towards improved employee welfare.
You will also learn how and when to start a supportive conversation as well as the correct time and process to signpost a person to seek appropriate, professional help. Mental health conditions are often hidden due to stigma and fear of discrimination and research has shown that a culture of fear and silence around mental health is costly to employers.
Taking steps to improve mitigate any potential stigmas could promote staff welfare and ease the financial cost of staff absenteeism.
You will also take important steps to learning how to manage stress.
- What is First Aid for Mental Health
- Identifying mental health conditions
- Providing advice and starting a conversation
- Detailing mental health conditions
What to expect and course delivery:
A mix of self learning and tutor support webinar sessions will guide you through this course with accredited material, virtual discussions and Q&A’s.
You will receive 2 x 1 hour tutor supported webinar sessions, course content and material will be provided via email along with a reference booklet. It is recommended each candidate conduct a minimum of 3 hours self-learning from the material provided in order to gain the best knowledge from this qualification (please include correct email address at time of booking in order to get the documents to you).
After successful completion of the above a virtual assessment is required by First Aid Awards (FAA) in order to pass this qualification this will be arranged with you and the instructor after content has been viewed.
Internet access & Microsoft Teams are essential to complete this course.
Full course and assessment must be completed within 2 weeks of the course commencement date
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