Mental Health awareness
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Mental Health awareness course


  

Description

 

This mental health awareness course provides delegates with the information and knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to deal and communicate with people with mental disorders and what help and support they can offer them. It also teaches them how to recognise and manage stress. The delegates will learn about the benefits of good mental health, how to recognise mental health stigma which can lead to discrimination and how to deal with it. 


Delegates will also learn about the roles of the Health Care Worker in mental health and what mental health First Aid actions they need to undtake when they come in contact with someone suffering from a mental health condition or illness. They will also learn about the steps they can take to improve their own mental well being. 




Duration

 

This course is taught over 2 to 3 hours depending on group size.  


 

Course content

 

  • Mental Health definition
  • Benefits of good mental health
  • Mental health illness/disorder
  • Mental health stigma
  • Health Care Worker’s role in mental health
  • Workplace mental health risk factors
  • Legislation
  • Mental health and mental capacity
  • Physical symptoms of mental disorders
  • Psychological symptoms of mental disorders
  • Warning signs of a mental health problem
  • Categories of mental disorders
  • General Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorders. Social Phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Alcohol and substance misuse
  • Eating Disorders. Psychosis
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Drug treatment benefits for mental disorders
  • Mental Health First Aid aims and action plan
  • Mental health professionals and help
  • Health Care Worker’s own mental health
  • Steps to improve mental well being
  • Further information



Cost

Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on   0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and e-certification for each delegate



Assessment 


The assessment is ongoing by the instructor. 


 

Certification

 

A certificate of course completion from MEDISAFE TRAINING will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. 



Important Information 

 

Please note that delegates must be at least 18 years of age and be able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

 

Delegates should have good English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete the assessments.

 

Please also note that ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process. 

 

  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.