ChamberTRAINING; Mental Health First Aid Training Course


Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Affiniti Training are delighted to bring you this TWO Day FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid For Mental Health in the workplace (RQF)

This two day course trains your employees as Mental Health First Aiders, giving them:

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues

  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether through self-help resources, internal support such as EAP, or external sources such as their GP

  • An understanding of how to keep themselves safe while performing their duties

Format

  • Two day face-to-face course being held on Wednesday 9th February 2022 and Thursday 10th February 2022 from 9am - 5pm each day.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

  • Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn

Syllabus 

A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Self-harm
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Suicide
  • Stress
  • Eating disorders
  • Mental health conditions
  • Personality disorders
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Bipolar disorder
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • Psychosis
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety 

Certification

A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.

To book your place and for more information CLICK HERE