Mental Health Awareness - Level 1 - Online Course - CPD Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: e-Learning

Mental Health Awareness - Level 1 - Online Course - CPD Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Mental Health Awareness training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness. It is the “psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioural adjustment”. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being.

This online Mental Health Awareness training course aims to raise the awareness of mental health and to understand and recognise the causes, symptoms and support options for a range of common and less-common mental health problems.

Course content

This online Mental Health Awareness training course covers the following:

  • Key definitions relating to mental health problems,
  • Key facts and statistics,
  • Common and uncommon mental health problems,
  • Different models of mental health, including medical/biological or psychological and social models,
  • Principle of parity of esteem about mental and physical health,
  • Impact of race, culture and gender on people’s experience of mental health,
  • Common versus severe mental health conditions,
  • The common mental health conditions: signs and symptoms, causes, treatment and support of anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobias,
  • The less-common mental health conditions: signs and symptoms, causes, treatment and support of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia,
  • Personality disorder: general features, common themes, the different types of personality disorder, causes, treatment and support,
  • Where to find additional information and support for people who have mental health problems, and
  • Be able to implement recommended principles that help health and social care staff to improve their interaction with people who have mental health problems.

Who is the course for?

This online Mental Health Awareness online training course is for anyone who would like a better understanding of mental health conditions. This Mental Health Awareness e-learning course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services, including:

  • NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff
  • Locum doctors and nurses
  • Locum allied health professionals (AHPs)
  • Agency nurses
  • Agency workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Support workers
  • Care assistants
  • Community services.

Course aims

This online Mental Health Awareness training course aims to raise awareness of mental health and to understand and recognise the causes, symptoms and support options for a range of common and less-common mental health problems.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this online Mental Health Awareness training course, the learner will:

  • Have an awareness of how common mental health problems are in the UK,
  • Be able to define mental health and psychological distress,
  • Understand the different mental health problems,
  • Know the different models of mental health,
  • Know the signs and symptoms, causes, treatment and support for various mental health problems,
  • Know where to find additional information and support for people who have mental health problems, and
  • Be able to implement recommended principles that help health and social care staff to improve their interaction with people who have mental health problems.

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