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Mental Health Awareness (HSW)

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Frederick Street Training Centre

2nd Floor

Frederick Street

Aberdeen, Scotland AB25 2ZD

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This course is available to ACC Staff Only!

This course is available to all employees but is mandatory for certain levels of staff (see below)



The Mental Health Awareness course is designed for employees and line managers to learn about mental health disorders and support employees in the workplace. It will provide you with the knowledge required on how to effectively support someone with a suspected or diagnosed mental health disorder. It will also raise your understanding of coping methods when a team member is displaying some of the challenging behaviours associated with the most common health conditions.

Objectives

  • recognise some of the most common signs and symptoms of mental health conditions
  • increaise your awareness of their own attitudes to mental health and illness
  • acquire the confidence to sensitively open a dialogue with those who may be experiencing mental health problems
  • effectively support someone with a suspected diagnosed mental health condition
  • apply strategies to support team members and colleagues
  • understand the way stress impacts on mental health

Content

  • Raising awareness of stress and mental health conditions including the impact on the individual
  • Myth busting including the pros and cons of labels
  • types of mental health illnesses and conditions
  • mental health and the law
  • key skills and techniques in supporting people with mental health related issues.


This course is mandatory for certain levels staff. They are:

  • Elected Members
  • Corporate Management Team (CMT)
  • Extended Corporate Management Team (ECMT)

This course is optional for Tier 3 Line Managers + High Risk Tier 4 Line Managers, Tier 4 Line Managers, Health and Safety Representatives and Employees.



If you require any additional information about this course, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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