Mental Health First Aid

ATA (Asset Training Academy) Ltd
Course summary
Professional Training
1 day
225 - 275 GBP excl. VAT
Professional Training
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225 GBP
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United Kingdom
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Course description

Mental Health First Aid

This one day Management course gives an excellent induction into the field of “Management” as it covers the complete A-Z of what a manager needs to know when performing in this responsible and demanding role. By using a combination of theory and practice, this 1 day Management course is designed to increase your confidence in the field of Management and Leadership, and to provide you with the essential knowledge, strategies and toolkit of skills to work with confidence in this challenging, but very rewarding area. On completion of this course you will return to your workplace with an enlightened understanding & appreciation of leading and managing people, and the knowledge and skills to improve the overall effectiveness of both yourself and your team.

This course is CPD accredited and ILM Assured.

Suitability - Who should attend?

45 % of all ill-health absenteeism in the workplace is due to mental health. This Mental Health First Aid course is designed to teach individuals to become Mental Health First Aid trainers in the workplace, and to give them the skills and knowledge to recognise the common signs and indicators of issues relating to mental health and to be able to engage with someone needing mental health support and signpost them for further help if they require it.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

CPD Accredited

Certificate of Acheivement

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

  • Understand mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

Training Course Content

Session 1

  • Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • The Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • What is mental health?
  • Stress Container
  • Frame of Reference
  • Introduction to course functions
  • Introduction to the course
  • ALGEE and mental health introduction recap
  • Stigma
  • Risk and protective factors
  • 10 minute break
  • Frame of Reference
  • The Mental Health Continuum
  • Introduction to the Stress Container

Session 2

  • Activity 7: What is depression?
  • Activity 8: Risk factors for depression
  • Activity 9: Mental Health First Aid for depression
  • Activity 10: Introduction to suicide

Session 3

  • What is anxiety?
  • Mental Health First Aid for anxiety
  • What are eating disorders?
  • Mental Health First Aid for eating disorders
  • What is self-harm?
  • Mental Health First Aid for self-harm
  • What are personality disorders?

Session 4

  • What are psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder?
  • Risk factors for psychosis
  • Mental Health First Aid for psychosis
  • Helpful and unhelpful responses
  • My action plan for using Mental Health First Aid

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ATA (Asset Training Academy) Ltd

Asset Training Academy is a leading training provider specialising in the areas of Leadership, Management Development, Business Skills and Mental Health. We offer a full suite of CPD Accredited training courses that are designed to help individuals perform better in...

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Station House, Suite 5, Station House Central Way
WA2 7FW Warrington

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