Mental Health Awareness Training Courses
Managers play a key role in supporting their team members’ physical and mental health. On this course delegates will explore factors affecting mental health and signs that someone is struggling. Sharing best practice, delegates will consider practical actions they can take to support their teams and encourage wellness and recovery in the workplace.
As basic training for all in mental health awareness is considered good practice, this 1-day course is suitable for anyone working in a team environment. Focusing on the most common mental health problems, the training includes recognising signs and symptoms and advice on practical strategies to support others.
Enlightened employers are now highlighting first aiders for both physical and mental health in the same way. This course is designed to teach participants how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health together with a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues.
This new online version of the 2-day MHFA course covers the same content as the ‘face-to-face’ course and has been piloted by MHFA England to ensure that it delivers the same key learning objectives. The online format provides organisations with an accessible and flexible training option where ‘face-to-face’ in-house training is not possible.
This 12-hour training offers an overview of mental ill-health in the workplace and helps to remove stigma and fear. Delegates become more informed about how to respond to a mental health crisis. The course is presented by a qualified SMHFA instructor and quality is continuously monitored by NHS Health Scotland.
A 4-hour training course designed to raise awareness and provide an introductory understanding of what mental health is. Some organisations encourage all employees to attend this course with some then going on to qualify as mental health first aiders by attending the Workplace MHFA 2-day course.
This new online version of the Workplace Mental Health Aware half-day course covers the same content as the ‘face-to-face’ training. The format is a blend of live sessions and self-learning activities. Delegates access an ‘online learning hub’ for both their individual learning activities and the live training sessions.
Like physical first aiders, mental health first aiders need to periodically refresh their skills. As well as illustrating a commitment to treating mental health and physical health equally, this training helps to ensure skills and knowledge are updated so this crucial role can be provided safely and confidently.
A short online refresher training course to help Mental Health First Aiders and MHFA Champions maintain their skills and gain fresh confidence to perform their role safely and effectively. This course can be delivered online or as a 'face-to-face' in-house course.
Providing a deeper understanding around the issues that relate to student and staff mental health, this 1-day course is suitable for anyone who either works or studies in a higher education environment. It teaches participants to spot the early signs of mental ill health, listen, reassure and guide a person towards support.
Designed to teach staff, volunteers and parents how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health. The Youth MHFA training gives those who attend the skills and confidence to safely address mental health issues in young people aged 8 to 18, with a strong practical focus on how to support a young person experiencing mental distress.
This 3.5 hour virtual course focuses on emotion regulation and building resilience to help people cope with the challenges of remote working. Delegates learn practical skills during a fun, engaging session full of group exercises, discussion, creative thinking and problem solving.
A live, virtual course which helps participants understand what has caused symptoms of burnout (such as physical and mental exhaustion, social detachment, and a reduced sense of worth). The course introduces them to practical actions that will help positively address the condition based on the latest scientific evidence of what works and what doesn’t.
Course participants learn why they may be experiencing feelings of panic, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, or having intrusive thoughts or images. In this 2-hour course they learn how not to experience fear in these situations, explore a range of evidence-based solutions and develop a plan that will help them feel safe.
A City & Guilds accredited 1-day course which can be applied to any professional or personal setting. Those who attend will gain the knowledge and tools to understand that suicide is one of the most preventable deaths and that simple skills can help someone with thoughts of suicide stay safe from their thoughts and stay alive.
Participants can expect to leave the 3-hour safeTALK course with practical knowledge, helping identify those who are at risk, confidently asking them about the topic of suicide, and connecting them with resources that can help them stay safe. Suitable for anyone in the workplace who wants to become a suicide-alert helper.
The world’s leading suicide intervention workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid, regardless of their prior experience. The ASIST model equips participants to carry out an intervention and risk assessment with a colleague, customer or client who is having thoughts of suicide.
Suitable for everyone in the workplace who would like to be more alert to the mental health and wellbeing of others, this course is particularly useful for organisations ready to offer another level of psychological support in the workplace and create an informed group of employees who can drive this agenda.
This 1-day course helps an organisation consider the activities they should undertake if the unthinkable happened and a death by suicide of an employee, contractor or client occurred. Participants will learn the skills to construct and initiate an appropriate, sensitive organisational & individual response and the syllabus will support the production of a company specific plan.
As there may be occasions where one of the above courses does not provide the best solution to an organisation’s training needs, we can also offer specifically designed bespoke courses, customised courses to include examples/exercises pertinent to your organisation as well as a confidential one-to-one coaching service.