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Mental Health Champion

Overview

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) champions are able to provide support to both management and co-workers. By having MHFA champions at all levels of the workforce, organisations will be more able to meet their goals regarding the health and wellbeing of their employees.

The training is delivered by an experienced and qualified MHFA England instructor, using a combination of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

Who needs this qualification?

Mental Health Champion training can be beneficial for a wide range of individuals and organisations. This course is designed to raise awareness about mental health issues, reduce stigma, and provide tools and skills to support the mental well-being of individuals.

Why is this training important?

The one-day champion course enables learners to understand common mental health issues as well as the knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness. The information given will allow learners to spot the signs of mental ill health and develop skills to support positive wellbeing.

Course content

The content is delivered over one day and split into two sessions.

Session 1:

  • About Mental Health First Aid
  • About mental health and stress in the workplace
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
  • Early warning signs of mental ill health
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session 2:

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis
  • Suicide
  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally
  • Action 3: Give support and information
  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
  • Action 5: Encourage other supports
  • Recovery
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace
  • Action planning for using MHFA

Learning outcomes

As a Mental Health Champion you will be able to:

  • Understand common mental health issues
  • Have more knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
  • Spot the signs of mental ill health
  • Use new skills to promote positive wellbeing
Certificated by: MHFA England
Duration: 1 Day
Assessment: No formal assessment
Prerequisites: None
Validity of award: 3 years – MHFA England recommend repeating the course every 3 years to refresh your knowledge and skills
Learner-to-trainer ratio: Maximum 16 learners per trainer
Delivery formats available: Face-to-face / Live online

Available dates

13/09/2024
09:00 - 17:00
£223.20 inc. VAT
9 places remaining
Online Session
20/11/2024
09:00 - 17:00
£223.20 inc. VAT
12 places remaining
Online Session

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