Mental Health First Aid Training - Edinburgh
With 1 in 4 people in the UK experiencing a mental health challenge each year, there has never been more of a need to ensure your organisation is equipped to support your colleagues. We believe every organisation should have a Mental Health First Aider, in the same way we have a physical first aider. The course has been developed in association with the awarding organisation First Aid Awards (FAA). Our main aim is to raise the awareness of mental health within the British public and UK workplaces through national qualifications regulated by Ofqual which are listed on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). On completion of the course you will receive the 'FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health'. What will the course cover? The two-day interactive course will benefit anyone with a professional or personal interest in mental health and wellbeing. A range of subjects are covered in the course including: What is First Aid for Mental Health? Identifying mental health conditions Providing advice and starting a conversation Stress Mental health conditions Drugs and alcohol First Aid for Mental Health action plan First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace Depression Post-traumatic stress disorder Self-harm Suicide Eating disorders Personality disorders Bipolar disorder Psychosis Schizophrenia Anxiety Lunch and refreshments will be provided on both days. Please advise us of any dietary or access requirements at the time of booking. Due to the high demand for these courses, registration is only confirmed upon receipt of payment. We are happy to provide invoices, however, request these are paid within 14 working days to confirm your place. You can do this choosing the 'Invoice Request' ticket type.