Understanding Mental Health (6hrs)

First Response Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

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The Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health enables learners to raise mental health literacy in all sectors of the community, in order to dispel the stigma and discrimination that exists through lack of understanding, and empower people to offer support.

At First Response Training we can provide face-to-face, classroom-based courses inhouse at your premises or venue of your choice, open courses at our public venues and a range of e-learning, distance learning and webinar courses, as well as blended learning solutions.

By the end of this course learners will be able to

  • Define mental health
  • Identify and explain mental health facts and fiction
  • Understand key legislation relating to mental health
  • Explain how mental health care has evolved over time
  • Identify common signs and symptoms
  • Understand common mental health disorders
  • Recognise common attitudes towards mental ill-health and the impacts these can have
  • Explain the concept of parity of esteem
  • Know how to support people and offer advice

Course syllabus:

  • Defining Mental Health
  • Mental Health Facts and Fiction
  • Mental Health Legislation
  • Changes in Mental Health over time
  • Mental Health in the workplace
  • Common signs and symptoms
  • Causes and Factors
  • Common Mental Health Disorders, including
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Schizophrenia
    • Also cover common behaviours and symptoms such as self-harm and suicidal feelings.
  • Attitudes towards Mental Health
  • Parity of Esteem
  • Offering Help and Support
  • Recovery, Resilience and Self Care
  • Further Help & Information- Signposting

Certificate title: Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health

Certificate validity: 3 years

Dates available on arrangement

First Response Training can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Onsite course, delivered at your own venue to a group of up to 12 delegates. With a team of 100 trainers located across the country, no additional expenses are applied for travel. All courses are fully inclusive of certification, personal account management, refresher reminders, administration, and access to your own secure client portal.
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