Swansea 01792 585868 Cardiff 02921 111077

Mental Health First Aid

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Course Location:

Alpha | Swansea | 01792 585868,
Alpha | Cardiff | 02921 111077

COURSE INTRODUCTION

A Mental Health First Aider in the workplace is the ‘go-to person’ for anyone who is experiencing some form of mental health condition i.e. stress, anxiety or depression.

They will be responsible for ensuring a positive working environment, with the support and facilities that are required to promote good mental health. They will have the relevant knowledge to identify anyone who is showing signs of ill health i.e. a change in behaviour, body language or character.

The first aider will be there to help guide the person in distress and support where ever necessary and therefore, be able to intervene before it escalates.

This course is for first aiders in a work place, managers, supervisors and general staff. It can be applied to any working environment i.e. construction, manufacturing, offices, healthcare, volunteers etc.

COURSE TOPICS

  • Mental health first aid background
  • Why become a mental health first aider
  • What is a mental health first aider
  • What is mental health first aid
  • It’s time to talk (statistics across the UK)
  • Stigma (it’s time to change)
  • Mental health continuum
  • First Aid for Mental Health (A.L.G.E.E and C.P.R)
  • Depression and Suicide
  • Case Study for group activities.
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • ASSESSMENT METHOD

    Group Activities, Discussion and on-going assessment throughout the course

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