First Aid for Mental Health - Level 1

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Saturday 29th May 2021
09:30 - 13:30
Offices 3&4, Farington House Lancashire Business Park Centurion Way Leyland PR26 6TW
Price: £55 (eventbrite fees not included)
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Course Summary:

LEVEL 1 Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid teaches how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The courses introduce participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health concerns, builds understanding of their impact and provides an overview of common treatments.

This is an ofqual regulated course.

This qualification is assessed through a written assessment paper which you must pass to be awarded the qualification. The duration of the assessment is 30 minutes and this will take place at the end of the course.

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This qualification does not have an expiry date but keeping up to date with changes to policies, procedures and new legislation through ongoing CPD is vital.

The 4 hour workshop covers the following and learners will be able to:

  • Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health
  • Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a suspected mental health condition
  • Know how to recognise and manage stress
  • Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions (stress, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders, suicide, self-harm)

If you require further information regarding the course then please email [email protected]

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