Mental Health Champion – MHFA Approved Course

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£145.00 + VAT per attendee (174 inc VAT)

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Location

Our on-site courses are available across the UK

Availability

Courses are available 7 days a week

From £850 + VAT for up to 16 people

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What to expect from this course

Overview

Our one day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies employees as Mental Health Champions.

You will gain:

  • Knowledge and confidence to provide Mental Health First Aid for the most common mental health issues
  • Understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

What to expect

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

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A comprehensive course manual
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
  • A copy of the Line Managers’ Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health

Course content

• About Mental Health First Aid
• About mental health and stress in the workplace
• Stigma and discrimination
• Depression
• Anxiety disorders
• Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
• Early warning signs of mental ill health

• Alcohol, drugs and mental health
• Mental Health First Aid action plan
• Building a mentally healthy workplace
• Action planning for Mental Health First Aid

By the end of this course, your company will be able to promote you as a ‘Mental Health Champion’. This will mean that anyone who wants to talk about their mental health will know they can come to you.

  • Availability

    For individuals we run regular

    Open courses in Central London.

    On-site courses are available

    at your workplace across the UK.

  • Duration

    This is a 1 day course

    (7 hours including breaks)

    Open courses are usually from 09.30-17.00

  • Assessment

    You will be continuously assessed by your instructor throughout the course.

  • Certification

    On completion of the course you will receive an MHFA accredited certificate of attendance

Additional Information

Date

24 Sept 2019 Central London WC1, 23 Oct 2019 Central London WC1, 27 Nov 2019 Central London WC1

Venues

This course takes place at:

Central YMCA,

111 Great Russell Street,

London, WC1B 3NP.

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What our customers say about our courses

 Very impressed with the high standard of training given by these very experienced paramedics.  It was a confidence booster to be trained by such professional and competent instructors.

Health and Safety Adviser

City of Westminster College

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We were extremely impressed by the training.  The instructor was knowledgeable and it was great to have examples shared to make the learning more real. We have  come away feeling happy and confident with what we have learnt and will definitely be booking more of our team on this training.

Nursery on the Green

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Throughout our 10 years of working with Safe and Sound they have always provided excellent training which is delivered by pleasant and professional trainers. The administration procedure is straightforward and they take account of comments we make and adjust their delivery to accommodate our requests.

Business Service Manager

CBC Services Lambeth

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