Mental Health Champion - November

Company Name:Ouch Learning and Development
Date: 20/11/2024
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Borough: Other Live Online
Contact Name: Ouch Learning and Development
Contact Email:
Contact Telephone: 0800 389 1314

Our one-day mental health awareness and skills course qualify learners as Adult MHFA Champions. MHFA champions are able to provide support to both management and co-workers. By having MHFA champions at all levels of the workforce, organisations will be more able to meet their goals regarding, the health and well-being of their employees. The training is delivered by an experienced and qualified “Mental Health First Aid” instructor, using a combination of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

Who needs this qualification?
The mental health champion course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn more about mental health, some of the common mental health issues people may experience and support co-workers.

Why is this training important?
Mental health education empowers people to care for themselves and others by reducing stigma through understanding. Ouch hope to break down barriers to the support that people may need to stay well, recover, or manage their symptoms – to thrive in learning, work and life.

Course content
Session 1:
About Mental Health First Aid
About mental health and stress in the workplace
Stigma and discrimination
Anxiety disorders
Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
Early warning signs of mental ill health
Alcohol, drugs and mental health
Session 2:
Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan
Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis
Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally
Action 3: Give support and information
Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
Action 5: Encourage other support mechanisms
Building a mentally healthy workplace

Learning outcomes
An understanding of common mental health issues
Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
Ability to spot signs of mental ill health
Skills to support positive wellbeing

Upon completion of this course, learners will receive a MHFA England Mental Health Champion certificate.

Members quote this discount code: 65B94C49 when booking through the link provided

Registration deadline: 19/11/2024

NON MEMBERS £185.00 Excluding VAT
MEMBERS £161.00 Excluding VAT