FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Introduction

This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.

Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

On successfull completion, delegates will receive an accredited certificate: Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5.

Location:

Both Campus Sites

Duration

1 day

Price

£75.00

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

Assessments

The qualification is assessed through both a practical demonstration of the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and a multiple-choice question paper. On successful completion you will be awarded with an Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5.

Progression

Supervising First Aid in Mental Health

Course Contact Details

E: shortcourses@dumgal.ac.uk
T: 01387 734199