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Highfield First Aid for Mental Health

Designed for:

Anyone / Peer-to-Peer

Delivery:

Online or F2F

Duration:

2 days face-to-face or 5 x 90 minute sessions

Nº of Delegates:

MIn.8 - Max. 20

Become a workplace wellbeing ambassador/first aider with an internationally recognised qualification, accredited by Highfield.

This is available as a level 2 qualification from Highfield if taking the optional exam

What does the COURSE aim to achieve?

Become a workplace wellbeing ambassador or first aider for mental health with an internationally recognised qualification, accredited by Highfield.

A workplace wellbeing ambassador is not clinically qualified to assess, diagnose or treat mental ill-health but they will have the basic tools to listen to individuals who require first response support for their mental health and to signpost them for further support.

This training can be taken as 2 days face-to-face (plus an optional exam for the qualification) or 5 x 90 minute online sessions (with an optional 60-minute exam for the qualification).  Both options come with home study also.

Learning Outcomes

Note: this is a two-part qualification with the first part being An Introduction to An Introduction to Mental Health Awareness and the second part being Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health.

As both parts have to be taken, the timing (5 x 90 minutes plus exam of 60 minutes) incorporates both courses.

Learning outcomes for First Aid for Mental Health part of the course are as follows:

– Understand the principles of first aid for mental health

– Learn how to recognise mental ill-health in self and others

– Understand how to support mental wellbeing in the workplace

– Understanding how to promote a mental wellness culture in the workplace

– Understand the importance of resilience and protection of self for first aiders for mental health

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