Mental Health
Awareness

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  • Duration:

4 hours

  • Formats:

Face-to-face, webinar, eLearning

  • Available for:

Groups and Individuals

  • Qualification:

Level 1 Award available in all formats

  • Certificates:

eCertificates, valid for 3 years

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course will provide learners with an awareness of mental health and the common problems that adults and/or children may experience.

Learners will gain an understanding of the mental health continuum and how an individual's mental health may change over time. They will explore risk factors for developing a mental health problem, as well as the effects that this can have on the person and those around them.

Learners will then gain knowledge of the common early warning signs of some specific mental health problems. They will also learn what to do if they recognise a person who may be struggling.

Finally, learners will consider how they can make a difference. As well as learning how to become more mentally resilient themselves, they will explore ways that they can challenge stigma and contribute to a positive mental health culture where everyone can thrive.

TOPICS

All of our courses are fully customisable!

 

The core topics are below, but if you'd like to add or remove anything, or would like to focus more on a particular area, please just let us know.

Background:

• Well-being and mental health
• Mental health definitions
• The mental health continuum
• The prevalence of mental health problems
• Risk factors for mental health problems
• The impact of mental health problems

Understanding Specific Mental Health Problems:

• Stress
• Anxiety
• Depression
• Eating disorders
• Self-harm
• Suicide
• Psychosis

Making a Difference:

• Challenging stigma
• Developing a positive mental health culture
• Building individual mental resilience
• Signposting to help

QUALIFICATION

If required, this course may also lead to the FAA Level 1 Award in First Aid for Mental Health Awareness (RQF) qualification.

Learners must be at least 14 years old and complete the course within 3 weeks.

CERTIFICATION

This course is fully certified by Custom Training or FAA.

 

eCertificates are valid for 3 years from the date of assessment.

WHY BOOK WITH US?

  • Everything is 'custom-isable' - just ask!

  • Friendly and responsive customer service

  • No amendment or cancellation fees

  • Fully insured, registered and accredited

  • Designed and delivered by healthcare professionals

  • Interactive, practical and enjoyable training

  • Consistently outstanding feedback

  • eCertificates, valid for 3 years

  • 20% discount for new customers

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PRICES

We think you'll love our courses and that our prices represent excellent value for money.

We deliberately keep our prices as low as possible, so that everyone can benefit from our life-saving training.

On top of that, we also offer new customers a 20% discount on their first course.

Please get in touch for a competitive quote for great training that's tailored exactly to your needs.

FACE-TO-FACE

This half day (or evening) course can be delivered face-to-face for groups of up to 16 people. It will be delivered at your venue by a Paramedic educator who has a special interest in mental health.

Each learner will recieve a comprehensive book, as well as a lanyard and badge to identify them as an advocate for mental health.

WEBINAR

This course is available as a half day webinar for groups of up to 16 people. It's the same as the face-to-face format, except it's delivered via Zoom or Microsoft Teams!

Full instructions for using Zoom or Teams will be provided if necessary.

E-LEARNING

eLearning based distance learning provides efficiency and flexibility, allowing learners to complete the course at a time, place and pace that suits them. It's accessible via computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone.

The fully interactive course combines a variety of different activities to stimulate and motivate learners. As well one year of access to the eLearning package, learners will be given a comprehensive eBook to support their learning.

Following successful online assessment, eCertificates are immediately available to download. If required, this course can also lead to a qualification. In this case, learners will also be assessed during a professional discusion with their tutor via individual video call (Zoom).

BLENDED

Due to the short nature of this course, it's not available as blended learning.

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