FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RFQ)

FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RFQ)

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69 Bilton Lane

Harrogate

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FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RFQ)

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This is a fully funded training course through the Thriving at Work project. Thriving at Work is funded by the European Social Fund and local authorities.

Course information

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.

Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

Building on the Level 1/4 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health this course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive guidance and support for a suspected mental health condition. Learners will be able to provide signposting to professional help and support that person whilst they are receiving professional assistance.

This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol and provides learners with the skills and knowledge to assist employers in implementing a positive mental health culture to support employees within a workplace.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

What is First Aid for Mental Health?Identifying mental health conditionsProviding advice and starting a conversationDrugs and alcoholFirst Aid for Mental Health action planFirst Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to access this course you must be;

In paid employment

Have the Right to Live and Work in the UK

Live or work in York, North Yorkshire or east Riding, or your work contributes to supporting one or more of these areas.

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