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Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Overview:

A one day course designed to increase knowledge, confidence and awareness of Mental Health.

Everyone has Mental Health, and many people fear Mental Ill Health, this can lead to problems for individuals and organisations. By attending this course, the myths can be burst, and discrimination minimised

Aims & Objectives:

Aims & Objectives:

The learner will be able to:

  • Describe the main diagnosable conditions
  • Recognise their own prejudices and fears around Mental Health
  • Describe the main sections of the Mental Health Act
  • Develop an action plan for implementation upon return to the workplace
  • Develop strategies for their own well-being

Learning outcomes:

  • Better knowledge of Mental Health and diagnosable conditions and their effects
  • Increased knowledge of the Mental Health Act

Course Outline:

Morning

  • What is Mental Health?
  • Stereotypes and labels
  • The main diagnosable conditions

Afternoon

  • The main conditions continued…
  • The Mental Health Act
  • Maintaining your mental well-being
  • Developing an action plan
  • Individual and Group Exercises
  • Discussion
  • Taught sessions
  • Feedback Activity
  • End of course written assessment
  • Increased knowledge and awareness and the ability to apply this in the workplace and in their personal lives.
  • A reduction in the stress and stigma caused by the perception of mental health/ill-health in the workplace

Intended For:

All disciplines, and all levels/grades of staff

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