top of page
  • Writer's pictureIliyas Campbell

Mental Health Awareness Courses

Covid and the resulting lockdowns placed a great deal of strain of communities no less so than our youths. Unable to socialise 'normally' many already dealing with the complications can come from being a young adult have seen their mental health impacted, some quite seriously.


Our Mental Health Awareness Course developed and certified by Mental Health First Aid England and Emergency First Response, provides participants with a broad understanding of mental health.


Participants will learn about the factors that affect mental health, and will be introduced to the more prevalent mental disorders and accompanying signs and symptoms, the influence of stigma and discrimination, guidance on supporting people in distress and advice on honing personal resilience.

Course Structure

The course includes knowledge development followed by practical exercises and scenarios to develop participants’ understanding and confidence in providing support to people experiencing mental disorders. It is important to note that the course is not, by default, a therapeutic space; some elements may prove triggering or upsetting to attendees and instructors will be sensitive to their needs and comfort.


Prerequisites

Participant Minimum Age: 16

Ratios: 16:1

Hours: Half Day (3.5 hours)


Who may take part in this course?

This course is open to any person over the age of 16. If young people below the age of 18 seek to attend, the instructor will need to ensure that appropriate safeguarding criteria are established and adhered to.


Required and Recommended Materials

Participant Materials:

Paper and pens/laptop/tablet


Course Duration

The course is performance based but as a general guide is conducted over half a day (3.5 hours). The course is conducted face to face where possible but Zoom online options are available ensuring appropriate participant safe guarding considerations are in place.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will have an understanding of:

  1. Mental health and the factors affecting mental wellbeing;

  2. The signs and symptoms of the most common mental health disorders;

  3. The way in which stigma and discrimination can hinder recovery;

  4. How to support people experiencing mental distress; and

  5. Ways of improving their own resilience and mental wellbeing.

Course Completion Requirements

Course participants will be issued with a digital certificate issued by Emergency First Response. Emergency First Response (EFR) is the largest, privately owned, international CPR and first aid training organisation. With +60,000 EFR Instructors, EFR courses are taught in over 180 countries and materials are available in +20 languages.


Fees

Price per person for the Mental Health Awareness Course is £140.00 per participant with discounts available for group bookings.


Get in touch more more information and bookings.

15 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Comments


Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page