This course builds on the Level 2/5 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and covers a wider range of mental health conditions and goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.
The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.
On completion, delegates will recieve an accredited certificate: An Award in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6
Dumfries and Stranraer Campus
Delivery Day 1 – 22 Apr 2024 09:00
Delivery Day 2 – 23 Apr 2024 09:00
Delivery Day 1 – 26 Jun 2024 09:00
Delivery Day 2 – 27 Jun 2024 09:00
A range of subjects are covered including:
What is First Aid for Mental Health?
Identifying mental health conditions
Providing advice and starting a conversation
Drugs and alcohol
First Aid for Mental Health action plan
First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail
Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. An Award in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6 will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment
Course Contact Details
If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.
Telephone: 01387 734199