FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING

Feature Medical Training are now delivering all First Aid for Mental Health training courses as online live webinars via Zoom supported with distance learning resources.

Good employee mental health is crucial to running a successful workplace.

Our fully accredited First Aid for Mental Health courses are suitable for everyone

Whether you are looking for improving your awareness of Mental Health issues, become a Mental Health First Aider or as a manager want to implement a positive mental health culture in your workplace there is a course for you.

Learn how to identify a range of mental health conditions, start a supportive conversation, implement a first aid action plan for mental health and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.

All courses are Ofqual regulated and delivered with a combination of self-study & live training webinars via Zoom guided by a qualified trainer/assessor. All learning resources are provided.

£35 BILLION

Poor employee mental health costs business in the UK a staggering £35 billion, through sickness absence, reduced productivity and staff turnover.

17.5 MILLION WORKING DAYS LOST

In the UK through staff mental health conditions, with over 602,000 cases of work-related stress, depression or anxiety reported in 2018/2019.

 

 

 

HEALTH & SAFETY EXECUTIVE RECOMMENDATION  

The latest Health & Safety Executive recommendation is that employers should consider ways to manage mental ill health in the workplace, which are appropriate to the business.

Our Courses

FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.

All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health.

What’s Covered:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Starting a supportive conversation and signposting to appropriate professional help
  • How to recognise and manage stress

Duration:

4 hours

Investment:

Mental Health awareness Courses delivered Online via ZOOM.

Groups of up to 10:  £425 (excl VAT)

Individuals can book onto our Open courses online via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/feature-medical-training-27348290281

FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.

Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aid for Mental Health Champions and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

Building on the Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health this course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive guidance and support for a suspected mental health condition. Learners will be able to provide signposting to professional help and support that person whilst they are receiving professional assistance.

This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol and provides learners with the skills and knowledge to assist employers in implementing a positive mental health culture to support employees within a workplace

What’s Covered:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying a range of mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and how to start a supportive conversation
  • Drugs and alcohol – understanding the impact of substance abuse
  • Implementing a First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

 

Duration:

1 day

Investment:

First Aid for Mental Health Courses delivered Online via ZOOM.

Groups of up to 6: £485 (excl VAT).

6- 12 people: £800 (excl VAT).

Individuals can book onto our Open courses online via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/feature-medical-training-27348290281

 

FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This course builds on the Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and covers a wider range of mental health conditions and goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.

The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.

What’s Covered:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying a wide range of mental health conditions, including signs and symptoms
  • Providing advice and how to start a supportive conversation
  • Drugs and alcohol – understanding the impact of substance abuse
  • Implementing a First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace – establishing a positive culture

Duration:

2 days

Investment:

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Courses delivered Online via ZOOM 

Groups of up to 6: £800 (excl VAT)

6 -12 people: £1350 (excl VAT)

Individuals can book onto our Open courses online via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/feature-medical-training-27348290281

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get In Touch

Book your course or speak to one of our advisors:

0121 296 9269

Address

Feature Medical Limited
Shelly House
Farmhouse Way
Solihull
B90 4EH

Contact

Tel
0121 296 9269

Email
training@featuremedical.co.uk

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