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Supervising First Aid for Mental Health – FAA Level 3 Award – 2 day

February 8, 2022 @ 9:00 am - February 9, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health – FAA Level 3 Award – 2 day

This 12-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers. They will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.

Description

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague. Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. Research has shown that work is the biggest cause of stress which can stop people performing at their best. Mental health conditions are often hidden due to stigma and fear of discrimination and research has shown that a culture of fear and silence around mental health is costly to employers.

This course is suitable for those who want to gain the necessary skills to have a non-judgmental conversation, recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

  • 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 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

Conditions include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Self Harm
  • Suicide
  • Eating Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Bipolar
  • Psychosis Psychosis
  • Psychosis

 

Certification Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)/Award in Leading First Aid in Mental Health at SCQF Level 6. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.

First Aid for Mental Health Assessment Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are require.

Reasonable Adjustments

Learners are required to complete the assessments in a manner appropriate to the purpose of the qualification. The prescribed assessment methods for this qualification should not unfairly disadvantage learners who would otherwise be able to demonstrate competence in line with the purpose of the qualification. Learners should contact their centre to discuss reasonable adjustment if they feel the prescribed assessment methods would disadvantage them.

 

Certification

FAA Level 3 Awarding Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

Prerequisites

Learners are required to complete the assessments in a manner appropriate to the purpose of the qualification. The prescribed assessment methods for this qualification should not unfairly disadvantage learners who would otherwise be able to demonstrate competence in line with the purpose of the qualification. Learners should contact their centre to discuss reasonable adjustment if they feel the prescribed assessment methods would disadvantage them.

 

Details

Start:
February 8, 2022 @ 9:00 am
End:
February 9, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Organiser

Daria Spencer
Phone:
0333 3583480
Email:
BID@haltonchamber.co.uk
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Venue

Omnis Health & Safety Solutions – venue: Trade Traning UK
122 Bancroft Road
Widnes, WA8 3LL
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Phone:
0151 3740355