This one-day training course supports participants to recognise the early signs of mental health problems. The course helps participants to build their confidence to offer appropriate and a valuable first response to people suffering from mental health problems in the workplace and in the community.
The course will provide delegates with a range of practical tools and techniques to create a supportive climate and lead positive conversations about mental health.
This course is designed for Teachers, Team Leaders, Managers, Wellbeing Champions and anyone wanting to increase their knowledge of mental health problems and/or become a Mental Health lead/champion in their workplace.
On completion of the training the participant will be able to:
- Describe what is meant by the term mental illness and mental health
- Identify the most common types of mental health illness
- Recognise some of the signs and symptoms of the most common types of mental illnesses
- Spot the signs of common types of mental illness conditions within individuals and across the workplace
- Know how to recognise and manage stress and understand the impact of substance abuse
- List the risk factors that may contribute to the development of mental ill-health
- Challenge some of the stereotypes and stigma associated with the term mental illness
- Develop an awareness of sources of support, help and advice when supporting a person with a mental illness
- Recognise your role in promoting mental wellbeing
- Understand how to look after their own and others' mental wellbeing
- The moral and legal requirements to look after their employee's mental wellbeing
- Identify how they can help create a positive and supportive workplace
- Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace