Thu, 03 Dec | Ardington Hotel

Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (1)

Develop the skills to actively promote mental health in the workplace
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Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (1)


03 Dec 2020, 09:30 – 04 Dec 2020, 17:00
Ardington Hotel, Steyne Gardens, Worthing BN11 3DZ, UK

About the Training

Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF)

A regulated recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health, develop an understanding of how best to support, reassure and signposting colleagues to professional support. What’s more, candidates will develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to actively promote positive mental health within their workplace, making it an ideal qualification for mental health champions/first aiders, human resources, managers, supervisors and team leaders.

What's covered:

  • Understanding mental health and its importance
  • The roles and responsibilities for mental health in the workplace
  • Importance of own wellbeing as a mental health first aider
  • Common mental health conditions, including: Characteristics and features Work-related stress Anxiety Eating disorders Depression Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) Phobias Bipolar Self-harm Psychosis Suicide
  • Promoting positive mental health first aid in the workplace
  • Best practice for employers
  • Mental health first aid at work action plan
  • Appropriate coping strategies
  • How employers can provide support to employees in the workplace
  • Assisting those off work or returning to work
  • Procedures to support employees who are off work whilst experiencing poor mental health
  • Types of support available both locally and nationally

  • Level 3 Award in Mental Health