Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

Course Price : £105

Dates

25th February, 2021 (09:30-16:30)
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18th May, 2021 (09:30-16:30)
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23rd September, 2021 (09:30-16:30)
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Course Summary

This 1-Day course covers the content of the Level 1 course but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace
Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

Who should attend?

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.
Delegates must be a minimum age of 14.

Course outline

Defining mental health and understanding stigma
Identifying factors that can affect a person’s mental health and understanding the role of the First Aider
Outlining the advice that should be provided to a person suffering from a suspected mental health condition, emergency service intervention
Identifying signs of stress and stating how stress can be managed
Identifying signs and/or symptoms for the following mental health conditions: Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis, Eating Disorders, Suicide and Self-Harm
Stating potential effects of alcohol and drug abuse on a person’s mental health
Demonstrating the application of the first aid action plan for mental health

Certification

A Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. There is no expiry of the qualification,
but annual refresher training is recommended.

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