The workplace has changed for people and organisations. In the last few years, we've seen a global pandemic, economic downturns, cost of living pressures, adaptation to hybrid working, the great resignation and a recruitment crisis. It has taken a toll on employees, and now – more than ever – they need mental health support in the workplace.
Train as a Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®) and receive three years of certification, plus access to ongoing benefits.
This course is ideal for individuals who would like to become an MHFAider® to gain the knowledge and skills to spot signs of people experiencing poor mental health, be confident to start a conversation and signpost a person to appropriate support.
In addition to the course, you will become part of the largest MHFAider® community in England, gaining access to resources, ongoing learning and 24/7 digital support through our MHFAider Support App®, to give you the tools and knowledge you need to carry out the role effectively and confidently, whether that be in your workplace, a volunteer role, or in the community.
As an MHFAider® you will be able to:
This one day course is designed to create Mental Health Champions within your organisation to support your qualified Mental Health First Aiders.
Who is this course for:
Line managers who want to be able to manage mental health in the workplace and keep people in work supporting good occupational safety and health
You will learn how to:
Recognise the main signs and symptoms of common mental health issues
Provide initial support to the Mental Health First Aiders and those needing support
Guide a person towards appropriate professional help
Develop an understanding of how you can create and maintain a healthier workforce.
This can be delivered face to face or online
A foundation course giving an overview of the main mental health conditions.
On this four hour course participants will be able to:
* Describe what is meant by the terms mental illness and mental health.
* Identify the most common mental health diagnosis
* Recognise some of the symptoms of the most common mental illnesses
* List the risk factors that may contribute to the development of a mental health problem.
* Challenge some of the stereotypes and stigma associated with the term mental illness
* Identify ways of looking after your own mental wellbeing
* Discuss recovery for those experiencing mental illness
This can be delivered face to face or online
A unique learning experience, suitable for anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.
Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a one-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London.
The Suicide First Aid through Understanding Suicide Intervention (SFAUSI) course gives learners the knowledge and tools to understand that suicide is one of the most preventable deaths and some basic skills can help someone with thoughts of suicide stay safe from their thoughts and stay alive.
We use only the most experienced suicide prevention trainers to deliver this unique learning experience.
The main aim of this course is to help employees understand the behaviour of the people in their care so that they can maintain an effective, consistent, positive, person centred approach with the principle objective of improving the quality of the lives of those individuals.
This course is aimed at parents, carers and those working in a supportive capacity.
Through a series of exercises, discussions and activities, participants will increase awareness of their stresses, recognise the early warning signs and know how to monitor and manage their own level of risk and increase their coping strategies.
Participants will leave with strategies to make positive marginal gains which increase the ability to accept and cope with change, build emotional resilience and boost wellbeing.
This can be delivered direct to parents, carers and those working in a supportive capacity or through implementation of our consultancy service to embed this into organisations current offering.
This course is designed to meet the learning needs of anyone supporting vulnerable adults or that may benefit from an understanding as part of their role.
The aim of this course is to enable participants to recognise when the freedom (Liberty) of a person, who has been found to lack capacity, might be being called into question. The session offers guidance, and discussion on how to understand the difference between legal and illegal deprivation of a person’s liberty and how to recognise when local authority or Court of Protection Authorisation may be required, if there is no less restrictive option to keep an individual safe, to ensure legal practice at all times.
Level 3 HSE approved one-day course which will equip first aiders so that they can give first aid to someone who is injured or ill. This qualification is valid for 3 years at which point it must be renewed. There are options for both examination courses and non examination.
The Autism Awareness programme will provide participants with an overview of what Autism is, the ways in which it can affect individuals and how businesses can create an ‘autism friendly’ environment. Our one day ‘Introduction to Autism’ programme gives an overview of Autism. We can also deliver one day programmes which focus on one aspect of autism;Autism and sensory perception, Autism and Communication, Autism and mental health and Autism and Positive Behaviour Support The programme can be adapted to meet the specific needs of staff who are new to supporting people with autism or people in other sectors who want to offer a good service to people with autism who are their customers.
There is also the option of taking part in our Level 2 Qualification in Understanding Autism.
This course explores what a learning disability is and what it means for the individual. It explores how those supporting can make changes to their own behaviour and communication to help them offer good support to people with learning disabilities and examines how the public perception of people with learning disabilities can create barriers to inclusion. Usually co-delivered by a learning and development consultant with a learning disability, this introductory programme explores what learning disability is, and what it means for the individual. It will help participants to discover ways in which they can adapt their own communication so they can be understood by people with learning disabilities.
When individuals are working in an organisation or team which focuses on delivering support to others, they invest personally and emotionally in the role that they do. This course allows participants to learn about the symptoms of these particular secondary stresses and how they impact on self, relationships with colleagues, and personal relationships. Through a series of exercises and activities, participants will increase their awareness, recognise the early warning signs and know how to monitor and manage their own level of risk
This short course is designed for those wishing to have a greater understanding of stress and the impact this can have on our mental well-being. They will develop skills in recognising sources of stress, our attitude towards stress and how we can reduce some of the more negative aspects of stress. Through a series of exercises, discussions and activities, participants will increase their awareness, recognise the early warning signs and know how to monitor and manage their own level of stress.
We regularly consult, guide and design bespoke training solutions for our valued clients to meet with the needs of your organisation. This can be through policy, webinars, qualifications and courses.
Get in touch to discuss your requirements.