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

Location:

Both Campus Sites

Duration

2 days

Price

£105.00

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

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