Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

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Course Information

This course builds on the Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and
covers a wider range of mental health conditions and goes into detail on the
range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by
professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.


The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at
those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have
responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and
responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an
organisation.

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Units / Modules

  • What mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental.
  • Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a suspected mental health condition.
  • Know how to recognise and manage stress.
  • Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental.
  • 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.

Assessment Types

The qualification is assessed through two written assessment papers and the practical demonstration of the first aid action plan for mental health. Learners must successfully pass all parts of the assessment to be awarded the qualification.

Entry Requirements

None

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Course Details

Duration

2 Days

Study Type

Part time

Course Code

78505-01

Yorkshire Centre for Training and Development
Leeds City College
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