Make a difference in your workplace and train as a Mental Health First Aider. An online 'Mental Health First Aid' course will equip you to help those who need it.If you want some background information first then the 'Mental Health Aware' course is a great introduction.
KEY COURSE FACTS
Course duration: 2 weeks
Our Online Mental Health Fist Aid course is a practical skills and awareness course designed to equip learners with the skills and confidence to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues, and provide support and signposting to self-help, or professional services.
The new online version of our course delivers the same evidence-based learning outcomes of the popular ‘face-to-face’ Adult MHFA Two Day course in an accessible and flexible online format. The course is structured around a blend of individual learning and live sessions. These are all conducted online via our new Online Learning Hub – an integrated learning platform.
Learners completing the course will be certified as Mental Health First Aiders.
This 2-week online course starts on Tues 14 September (to give you time to complete the self-learning activities before our first live session on Fri 17 September) and concludes Tues 28 September.
Online live sessions
Live sessions are conducted over a password-protected private meeting on Enabley and built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.
Before each live session, we provide self-learning activities to complete.
You will have access to start the first self-learning activities 3 days before the first live session. They can be done at your own pace, in your own time, so long as you’re complete before the next live session.
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What's the course like?
The course is a mix of online presentation and group discussions with self-learning activities guided by a physical course handbook.
We provide a safe learning environment and are trained to support you throughout the whole course.
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Trainer led session 2
Trainer led session 3
Trainer led session 4
KEY COURSE FACTS
Course duration: 1/2 day
Join us online for a four hour session to raise awareness of mental health.
You will gain:
An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
Confidence to offer support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue
Half day online course
Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and breakout room activities
We limit numbers to 12 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn
Everyone who completes the course gets:
A certificate of attendance to say they are Mental Health Aware
A manual to refer to whenever they need it
A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health
What is mental health?
Mental health conditions:
Mental Health Continuum
Factors which affect mental health
Stress and stress management
Spotting signs of distress
Starting a supportive conversation
Supporting mental health in the workplace