Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

Introduction

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

Course code

SSFM

Location

Dumfries and Stranraer Campus

Duration

2 days

Price

£110.00

Availability

Location: Dumfries
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

Course Content

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

Assessments

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
E-mail:shortcourses@dumgal.ac.uk

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