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Mental Health First Aid

When working with people would you recognise if they might be experiencing mental health issues and the best ways to approach this? 

Then this course is for you! It is a basic course for people with little or no experience of mental health.

This course will enable you to: 

* provide initial help and information on how to access professional support. 

* preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others. promote  the recovery of good mental health. 

* provide comfort to a person experiencing mental distress. 

* identify signs and symptoms of common mental health problems. 

* provide help to prevent a mental health problem developing into a more serious issue.

 

Mental Health Awareness

In the UK, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem; this can make life even more difficult in the workplace. What’s worse is that many employers and managers simply don’t understand enough about the topic and so can do little to help, which can exasperate a person’s mental health.

This training course has been designed as an introduction to mental health to raise an awareness of how important it is to the workplace. The course provides an overview of mental health problems, outlining some of the symptoms and effects, and explains what you can do to help colleagues feel supported and encouraged. The course aims to promote positive mental health and demonstrate how easy it can be for employers to make adjustments in order to encourage tolerance and understanding in the workplace.

This Mental Health Awareness course is suitable for individuals, HR workers, managers, supervisors and employers who want to understand more about mental health conditions so that employees can be better supported and positive mental health can be encouraged in the workplace.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion.  It helps promote a good kind of happiness that gets into your bones and allows you to meet the worst that life throws at you with new skills.

  • Introduction to mindfulness
  • Healing, acceptance and forgiveness
  • Basic relaxation techniques and therapies
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques in complementary health
  • Practical CBT methods
  • Coaching: planning, mindsets and advanced techniques
  • CBT for relationships and group dynamics
  • Complimentary CBT techniques and forms
  • Anger and stress management

Introduction to Stress Management, Anxiety and Panic Attacks

This course will help you to recognize when you are becoming stressed or anxious. It will help you to identify the causes and give you tools to recognize and deal with them. We look at the physical and emotional effects of stress and anxiety and how this can affect your wellbeing and your loved ones. You will identify ways to reduce stress and anxiety.

  • Define stress, anxiety and panic attacks
  • Identify possible causes of stress, anxiety and panic attacks
  • Explain physical and emotional effects of stress
  • Explore the effects of stress, anxiety on loved ones
  • Identify signs of anxiety
  • Compare anxiety and panic attacks
  • Identify ways to reduce stress and anxiety

Raising Awareness of the Menopause in the Workplace

Around 1 in every 3 women is currently going through or has experienced the menopause. Women make up nearly half of the Welsh workforce and with increasing numbers of older workers; many more women are now working through and well beyond the menopause. The Wales TUC recently carried out a major survey of around 4000 people looking at the menopause as a workplace issue.  The menopause is a key issue in workplaces because it is both an important workplace equality issue and an occupational health and safety issue.

This two-day course has been designed for individuals, HR, managers, supervisors and workers. The course aims to create greater awareness of the menopause as a workplace issue. Create awareness of the menopause and the symptoms women can experience and consider various workplace factors that may negatively impact on workers experiencing the menopause.

The course will look at practices and environments with the workplace that may put the health and safety of menopausal women at risk and/or be considered discriminatory against workers experiencing the menopause. Also consider best practice for workplaces to tackle the issues facing workers experiencing the menopause.

Mental Health Champions

Mental Health Champions concentrates upon identifying poor mental health and how to effectively signpost individuals to appropriate services where they can receive the right care and support. The course also examines best practice in workplace policy development.

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