Virtual Training Room Adult Mental Health Awareness Course. 

Virtual training room - Our Adult Mental Health Awareness Course is an introductory four hour session designed to raise awareness of mental health in the workplace. 
The course is being delivered by Tim Lloyd (Managing Director) who is a registered mental health nurse, he is also an associate lecturer with the Open University and practice tutor covering Devon, Cornwall and Dorset.Bringing through the next generation of mental health nurses. 

Virtual Training Room Adult Mental Health Awareness Course. 

Mental Health First Aiders have
An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma 
A basic knowledge of common mental health issues and factors that can affect mental health 
An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining mental wellbeing 
Spotting signs of distress 
Build confidence to open the conversation relating to mental health 
The confidence to support a person who is in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue 
Supporting good mental health in the workplace 
Currently includes a section on the Coronavirus and why it's effecting our mental health and how we can use coping strategies to assist during this time. 
As with all our mental health workshops it is delivered through a mixture of informative slides, videos, interactive activities and group discussion. You will need some paper and pen for this course. 
All delegates will receive a Certificate of attendance upon completion of the course. 
While the online training world may be new to many, Tim has been supporting mental health nursing students through distance learning for five years, as an Associate Lecturer and Practice Tutor with the Open University, therefore virtual classrooms are a familiar setting for us. We have a great platform for delivering our half day workshops and consultancy services online and are confident to deliver an engaging and professional course in this way. 
This course is perfect to develop and support staff especially in our current times with Coronavirus effecting our way of life, where getting together is not physically possible. 

What will I learn? 

Why mental health first aid? 
The mental health first aid action plan 
What is mental health? 
Impact of mental health issues 
Stigma and discrimination 
What is depression? 
Symptoms of depression 
Risk factors for depression 
Depression in the workplace 
Suicide figures 
Alcohol, drugs and mental health 
First aid for suicidal crisis 
Non-judgemental listening skills 
First aid for depression 
Treatment and resources for depression 
What is an anxiety disorder? 
First aid for anxiety disorders 
Crisis first aid after a traumatic event 
Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders 
Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders 
Cognitive distortions and CBT 
Personality disorders 
Eating disorders 
What is psychosis? 
Risk factors for psychosis 
Alcohol, drugs and psychosis 
Bipolar disorder 
Warning signs of developing psychosis 
Crisis first aid for acute psychosis 
Treatment and resources for psychosis 
Recovery and building resources 
Action planning for using MHFA 
Mental Health First Aid for the Workplace. A Devon based company that comes to you. If you're looking for an in-house course the minimum number we require is six delegates, due to the nature of the course there's a maximum number of sixteen. For up to and including twelve delgates our fee is £1600* with an additional £120pp up to sixteen. - To enquire about dates contact us at or 01803 659 566. 
* Plus venue and trainer expenses.  

Course Locations 

We are currently running courses in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, Avon, Wilts and Gloucester as well as other areas of the UK upon request. We are able to deliver all of our courses and workshops for you in-house, or you're welcome to come and join us on a course in your area. There are minimum and maximum numbers for courses to be able to go ahead, please see course descriptions for more details on this.  
We look forward to welcoming you on to the course that suits your requirements, to help with the mental wellbeing in your workplace for you and your staff.  

Available Course Dates 

Group Bookings Form 

For individual delegate course bookings please pay here.  
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