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Mental Health Awareness and Supporting Colleagues Training

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Open Access Dates

There are currently no planned dates for this course. Please enquire to register your interest.

Length :  1 Day (includes Mental Health Awareness)

Number of Learners :  Max 16

Cost :  £125 + Vat per person

Also available to take place at your premises on a date to suit your needs.

About :

This course will enable staff and volunteers to increase their knowledge and awareness of mental health issues and improve their ability to support colleagues who might be experiencing difficulties.

Who is it for :

All employees and volunteers

Learning aims :

  • Discuss how mental health is viewed in your place of work
  • Learning how to identify a colleague experiencing mental distress
  • Becoming confident in having conversations around mental health. Identifying and practising
    key listening and communication skills

Course content :

  • Understanding of mental health, myths and stereotypes and the mental health continuum. Causes, signs and symptoms of key mental health issues
  • How to support someone in mental distress or someone who might be feeling suicidal
  • Communication skills including active listening
  • Knowing your boundaries and the limits of your knowledge.

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