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

This 12-Hour Qualification equips attendees with the skills and knowledge of how to support those struggling with Mental Health conditions such as Stress, Anxiety and Depression in the workplace.

Suitable for: Anyone interested in gaining this qualification, especially those that supervise and/or manage other employees, including Trainers and Assessors.

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Aim

To gain the knowledge of not only how to hold a effective and supportive conversation with those potentially struggling with Mental Health, but how and when to signpost a person to seek professional help. Delegates will also learn how to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions as well as the support and therapy provided by professional healthcare providers.

Please note, learners will not be able to 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.

Objectives

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

Qualification
This qualification is regulated in the UK and awarded by First Aid Awards (FAA) and has no expiry date, although annual refresher training is recommended. It also sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

 

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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 be able to 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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12

Sep

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

Belfast

£144.00

Monday, 12 September 2022 - Tuesday, 13 September 2022

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

  • Belfast
  • £144.00 incl. VAT

Mon 12 Sep 2022 - Tue 13 Sep 2022

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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