Mabway's First Aid for Mental Health Award embeds the mechanics into your business to promote early intervention of mental health, reduce the negative stigmas, and create a positive culture. Introducing, a qualified Mental Health First Aider, allows you to identify mental health scenarios and encourages people to talk more freely about mental health, potentially leading to recovery. We regularly teach at training centres around the U.K., but we can deliver at another location; whether that's your office, in a community centre or at another venue you've arranged. It is suitable for classes of up to 12 people. Our courses are accredited through regulated awarding bodies.
We recommend all students complete the level 1 qualification before moving onto level 2.
The Level 1 Award First Aid for Mental Health suits anyone looking to gain a basic understanding of mental health. This course introduces mental health, including and not limited to its causes, its difficulties, and its perceptions. It examines cultural diversity within mental health issues and highlights the support channels available to individuals.
The Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health is suitable for any employee with either Management responsibility or those who practice Health & Safety. This course considers the essential steps in identifying mental health conditions and offers advice on how to start conversations of a sensitive nature. In the workplace, it is not uncommon for stress and mental health issues to appear. Still, there are other considerations, including alcohol and drugs, and as an employer, you may need to discuss an action plan or know what to do to support mental health in the workplace.
The Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental health is a 2-day programme which explores a broad scope of mental health conditions. Students taking this course will receive extensive education on mental health issues in the workplace and the treatment channels available by healthcare professionals. The course includes the material content in Levels 1 and 2 but extends to Drugs & Alcohol, Existing Disorders, Personality Disorders, Bi-Polar, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Self-harm and suicide.