2 days. (Face to Face or Distance Learning)
This Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Level 3 FAA Award qualification will provide you with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers.
You will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.
The course includes how to recognise and manage stress and understanding the impact of substance abuse.
You will also learn about the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan, be able to put it in place and know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered 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
• Eating disorders
• Personality disorders
• Bipolar disorder
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.