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Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health - Half Day (Belfast)

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FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. Research has shown that work is the biggest cause of stress which can stop people performing at their best.

Mental health conditions are often hidden due to stigma and fear of discrimination and research has shown that a culture of fear and silence around mental health is costly to employers. The HSE guidance 'First aid needs assessment’ refers to mental health in the workplace.

This 4-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress.

Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help

The qualification is assessed through a written assessment paper which the learner must successfully pass to be awarded the qualification.

Learning Outcomes - The learner will:

  • Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health

  • Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition

  • Know how to recognise and manage stress

  • Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions


What does the course fee include?

£80 + VAT. The course includes expert tuition, assessments and course materials. You will be given a First Aid for Mental Health Manual to take away and refreshments are included. Please advise us of any access or dietary requirements at the time of booking. Upon successful completion, you will be sent a qualification certificate.



Why train with NewbyCore?

We are proud to deliver all our training courses to an exceptionally high standard. We have 100% 'Excellent' (5 star) reviews on Trustpilot. Here is some recent feedback:

"A very worthwhile course on mental health first aid, extremely informative and relevant."

"Delivered brilliantly, with a team of participants on the course with a wide variation of experience, roles and knowledge - everyone was given a voice and platform to share their stories allowing everyone to learn and understand. Would highly recommend NewbyCore to anyone - professional crafted sessions - loved it."

If you require further information, please visit www.newbycore.co.uk or email Pamela Newby at pamelanewby@newbycore.co.uk


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