Mental Health First Aid
Course Outline: Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Course

Duration:             2 day

Format:                  Course can be fully tailored to suit and delivered at any location

Audience:             This course is for anyone at any level in the organisation who would like to be put forward as a mental health first aid

 

Overview

Delegates will learn to understand themselves and their colleagues within the context of mental health, they will be a champion within their organisation yet ensure they offer the right type and level of support – sign-posting colleagues to professional services as required.

The Course Includes: 

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that could affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers & signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, listen, reassure and support
  • Enhanced communication skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover via correct sign-posting
  • Know how to keep themselves safe whilst providing this service

Learning Outcomes 

  • Understand the range of mental issues
  • Understand how to help & how much to help
  • Improved listening skills
  • Know the support options available
  • Keep safe