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First Aid for Mental Health (2 day)

1 October @ 9:00 am - 2 October @ 4:00 pm

Venue: Zoom (online) – training

Audience

Anyone who has an interest in becoming a first aider for mental health. 

Anyone who has a responsibility for mental health in the workplace (including mental health lead). 

Course outline

Mental Health First Aiders need to have: 

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing 
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues 
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress 
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening 
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix. 

This course explores ‘normal’ mental health and when normal becomes unhealthy.  It gives the holder an in-depth knowledge of the complexities behind management and diagnosis. It helps the holder identify what could be done in the workplace to prevent mental health issues develop and how to support those returning to work after a period of illness.  

This detailed course enhances skills and helps delegates gain confidence when supporting others. 

Training topics will include: 

  • Normal mental health 
  • When normal becomes abnormal 
  •  Healthy and unhealthy coping strategies 
  • Creating a mentally healthier workplace
  • Self-care. 

Learning outcomes:

  • In-depth understanding of mental health and factors affecting wellbeing 
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress 
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support, including external help. 

Cost 

  • HIEDA Member Rate: £240
  • Non-member Rate: £480*
  • Group HIEDA Member Delegate Fee (x16): £2,250
  • Group Non-member Rate (x16): £4,500*

*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.

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Details

Start:
1 October @ 9:00 am
End:
2 October @ 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Health in Education Association

Venue

Zoom