Level 3 Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

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Course Duration
A minimum of 12 hours (2 days)
Certificate Validity
3 years
Course Description
Mental health is just as important as physical health. 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of some kind each year in England. This course is aimed at managers or supervisors responsible for staff and/or volunteers in your organisation. Learners will gain a detailed understanding of mental health issues affecting workplaces; be able to help build a positive mental health culture and to create a mental health action plan for your organisation.
Course Contents
  • Defining mental health and understanding the stigma around mental health
  • Factors that impact mental health
  • The role of first aider for mental health
  • Advice that should be provided to a person suffering from a suspected mental health condition
  • When to contact the emergency services in respect of first aid for mental health
  • Identify signs of stress and be able to state how stress can be managed
  • Identify signs and symptoms of depression, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders, suicide, self-harm, PTSD, Personality disorders, bipolar, schizophrenia
  • The potential effects of alcohol and drug abuse on a person’s mental health
  • Demonstrate the application of the first aid action plan for mental health
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Available therapies and support provided by healthcare professionals in mental health

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