Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace
1 Day course
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare Learners for further learning or continuing professional development in the area of mental health. It is for people who wish to raise their awareness of the signs and symptoms associated with mental health problems and to provide learners with the knowledge to be able to direct anyone with potential mental health problems to a reliable source of support.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit the Learner by educating them in common mental health illnesses such as depression, stress and anxiety, eating disorders, self-harming and suicide. The qualification includes how to listen to others and provide advice on where to signpost to expert support to assist them in difficult times. The qualification will also assist with reducing stigma associated with mental health problems in the workplace.
This qualification is for those over the age of 16 and over who have an interest in mental health and would like to raise their awareness and be able to listen and signpost work colleagues to a professional body that can provide support.