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Mental Health First Aid Champions

Please find the full course description further down the page.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact us regarding possible dates.

  • Duration

    1 day

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    LFA056

Mental Health First Aid Champions

Objective

Attendees will gain:
Knowledge and confidence to provide Mental Health First Aid for the most common mental health issues
Understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing
A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

Target Group

Line Managers - Equip people with the skills and confidence to spot when someone on their team is struggling and to know how and when to offer support

Prerequisites

N/A

Examination

Everyone who completes the course gets:

A manual to refer to whenever they need it
A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health
A certificate of attendance to say they are an MHFA Champion which is approved by Mental Health First Aid England and valid for 3 years
A copy of the Line Managers' Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health

This course is delivered at both our training centres at either Teesside or Aberdeen, or on customer premises with prior arrangement

Course Contents

About Mental Health First Aid
About mental health and stress in the workplace
Stigma and discrimination
Depression
Anxiety disorders
Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
Early warning signs of mental ill health
Alcohol, drugs and mental health
Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
Recovery
Building a mentally healthy workplace
Action planning for using MHFA