Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace
Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. This challenging course allows participants the opportunity to reflect on their own thoughts and feelings about Mental Health and how it impacts on the wider aspects of a person’s life.
This course facilitates a safe open learning environment where participation and interactivity is encouraged to enable discussion surrounding this emotive and complex topic.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This one-day course is aimed at anyone who has an interest in mental health, both personally and in the workplace, and who would benefit from an understanding of strategies to support someone with mental health issues.
By the end of the session delegates will have an understanding of:
- Gain knowledge of a wide range of Mental Health conditions including Anxiety, Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia and Self Harm.
- Learn how to recognise the signs of mental health issues in others and how to deal with situations including suggestions regarding how to deal with conversations including what to say, how to encourage others to talk and what to avoid saying.
- Information on how to care for your own mental health
- Have awareness of the Scottish Government Mental Health Strategy (2017-27) and its impact on the future of Mental Health services.
- Have awareness of how people with mental health issues can be supported; both on an individual basis and in relation to accessing wider support services.
ASSESSMENT AND QUALIFICATION
Delegates who complete training will receive a certificate of attendance and a workbook to support evidence of learning.
Delegates may also wish to consider the following related courses:
- Health & Safety at Work (IOSH)
- Fire Safety & Warden
- Communication & Interpersonal Skills
- REHIS Food Hygiene Programmes
- Mental Health First Aid
- Complex Mental Health