FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

Kingsbridge Training Academy are launching this 12-hour qualification, which will provide delegates with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers. Delegates will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.

Suitable for: trainers, assessors, and supervisor-level employees with the ability to make actionable changes within the workplace.

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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 suspected mental health condition
  • Know how to recognise and manage stress
  • Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Understand a range of mental health disorders and the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers

Certification
A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. There is no expiry of the qualification, but annual refresher training is recommended.

Duration
A minimum of 12 hours spread over at least two days. Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but must be completed within 6 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.

 

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On completion of the course delegates will have the ability to:

  • Define mental health
  • Indicate understanding of the stigma surrounding mental health
  • Identify factors that can affect a person’s mental health
  • Understand the role of a First Aider for mental health
  • Outline the advice that should be provided to a person suffering from a suspected mental health condition
  • Know when to contact the emergency services in respect of first aid for mental health
  • Identify signs of stress
  • State how stress can be managed
  • State potential effects of alcohol and drug abuse on a person’s mental health
  • Outline potential negative consequences of substance abuse on a person’s employment and lifestyle
  • Demonstrate the application of the first aid action plan for mental health
  • State key factors in providing a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Describe the characteristics, including signs and/or symptoms, of Bipolar and Psychosis.
  • Describe the support & therapy provided by professional healthcare providers for the following mental health conditions, such as Depression and Anxiety.

Please Note
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.

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FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

Belfast

£144.00

Wednesday, 27 January 2021 - Thursday, 28 January 2021

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

  • £144.00 incl. VAT

Wed 27 Jan 2021 - Thu 28 Jan 2021

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

Kingsbridge Training Academy are launching this 12-hour qualification, which will provide delegates with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers. Delegates will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.

Cost

£144.00 including VAT

Time

9.30am- 4.30pm (each day)

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