Online Adult Mental Health First Aider Training
Accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health, this online Mental Health First Aid course qualifies delegates to become Mental Health First Aiders. This comprehensive online course is delivered over four accessible sessions of approximately 2hrs each with some self-directed learning in between with full access to the instructor outside of the live sessions. The course will cover the following learnings:
mental health facts
These are all frightening statistics, which demonstrate the prevalence of mental ill health amongst the workplace and the need to take action. We all have mental health and we are all susceptible to mental ill health, which is an increasing challenge in today’s society. As pressures on the individual to perform better, achieve more and balance a multitude of challenges grows, it is a problem which cannot be ignored for businesses large or small.
Research shows that the ROI of early-stage supporting activities such as mental health de-stigmatising campaigns, mandatory training on wellbeing and activities to support an employee’s resilience can range up to 8:1 (Source: Deloitte).
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Video Case Study
How completing the Mental Health First Aid course has helped employees within the workplace at Siemens.
Mental Health Course Details
Useful information on the MHFA course
Why train with us?
Our instructors are trained by MHFA England who are the only provider of licensed Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training in England and accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the mental health equivalent of physical first aid and the evidence-based training provides participants with the skills and confidence to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support.
What we cover
An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
Practical skills to spot the signs that someone might be experiencing a range of mental health issues
Confidence to step in, reassure and support an employee who is in distress
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by signposting them to further support eg: self-help resources, internal support such as EAP or external sources as their GP and other health professionals.
An understanding of how to keep themselves save whilst performing their duties and supporting others.
How it works
Everyone who completes the course will get:
A certificate of attendance to confirm they are a Mental Health First Aider.
A manual to refer back to should they need it.
A quick reference card to remind them of the Mental Health First Aid action plan.
A workbook that includes a helpful toolkit to support their own wellbeing.
- A copy of the Line Managers’ Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how support an employee experiencing mental ill health.
What is Mental Health First Aid?
How will attending an Mental Health First Aid course help?
Raises awareness and mental health literacy
Reduces stigma around mental ill health
Boosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issues
Promotes early intervention which enables recovery
Learn more about MHFA
For more information on on Mental Health First Aid please visit www.mhfaengland.org