Mental Health First Aid

Course Description

This comprehensive course is designed to equip staff with the essential skills and knowledge to effectively recognise, support, and assist individuals experiencing mental health challenges.

Participants will learn to identify symptoms and triggers of mental health illnesses, enabling early intervention and support.

Through interactive discussions and case studies, attendees will gain an understanding of common mental health conditions, including their causes, symptoms, and impact on individuals' well-being.

Participants will explore the concept of the mental health continuum, recognising how certain triggers can precipitate a deterioration in one's mental health.

The course aims to empower staff in providing compassionate and effective support to individuals with mental health illnesses, fostering empathy, understanding, and resilience.

Additionally, participants will develop awareness of appropriate signposting, learning where and to whom individuals can be directed for further assistance and support.

By the end of the training, staff will be better equipped to offer practical assistance and support, contributing to a mentally healthy environment within their workplace and beyond.

Mental Health First Aid Training Kent

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
SC0305.23 Years2 DaysContinuous--

Course Programme

  • Statistics
  • Stigma and mental health
  • Mental health conditions
  • Stress assessment
  • The mental health continuum
  • Indicators of mental health deterioration
  • Triggers for a deterioration in mental health
  • Self-help techniques for stress
  • Employers Responsibility
  • Wellbeing Advice
  • Crisis support
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Bipolar
  • Eating Disorders
  • AGLEE assessment
  • Course Evaluation

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