The Aims of the course are: to Increase learners’ awareness and understanding of mental health, including what it is, how it can change and how common mental ill health is. To help reduce stigma and discrimination, and identify myths and facts surrounding mental health. To identify the signs, symptoms, risk factors and treatments of the most common mental health problems, as well as understanding the support and advice available for mental ill health and the key sources of information. To enable learners to recognise and respond to mental health problems in themselves and others and to promote ways of improving mental health. To equip learners with the knowledge and understanding to be able to carry out the procedures of mental health first aid and be able to respond appropriately when others are experiencing a mental health crisis. To develop knowledge of a range of sources of support, appropriate to different situations including when the person is at risk.
Freedom Training are able to deliver this training to external companies at a venue to suit. Please email us for a bespoke quote.
No pre-requisite is needed; anyone over the age of 18 years old can do this course
The course is delivered over 2 face to face learning days, followed by mandatory e-learning and exams taken online.
Completion of the course will give you:
An understanding of mental health and mental health dissorders.
The support and advice available for mental ill health.
After your 2 contact days you will be required to complete on-line learning in your own time in preparation to completing two online multiple choice exams.