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Mental Health Supporter

4.1
59 reviews
  • A must for mental health understanding
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  • The videos were my favourite part of the course
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  • Not just for managers
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Short course

In Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool

£ 150 VAT inc.

Gain an understanding of common mental health illnesses and an awareness of sources of support!

  • Type

    Short course

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Location

    At 4 venues

  • Class hours

    8h

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Start date

    Different dates available

Would you like to learn more about the frequency and nature of mental health conditions and how to contrast them? Emagister has just the right course for you!

The Mental Health Supporter course is designed to equip individuals with both understanding of general mental health conditions and skills to eradicate them.

Thanks to an in-depth studying of these skills, you will become able to have meaningful and helpful conversations with individuals with mental health conditions -including those in severe distress. Most important, you will learn useful tools to help them.

Are you ready to become a Mental Health Supporter? Visit emagister.co.uk and learn more about this opportunity!

Facilities

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Leeds (West Yorkshire)
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Liverpool (Merseyside)
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Manchester (Greater Manchester)
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45 Spring Gardens, M2 2BG

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Manchester (Greater Manchester)
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21 Astor Road

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About this course

Anyone who wants to know how to have conversations about mental health that really help. This may be in the workplace, or in your community.

After receiving your request, we will contact you to show you how to book your ticket at the most convenient time and venue for you.

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Reviews

4.1
fantastic
  • A must for mental health understanding
    |
  • The videos were my favourite part of the course
    |
  • Not just for managers
    |
100%
4.6
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Liz Molyneux

3.5
25/03/2018
What I would highlight: A must for mental health understanding
What could be improved: nothing to improve
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Jane Atkins

5.0
25/03/2018
What I would highlight: The videos were my favourite part of the course
What could be improved: nothing to improve
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Laura LL

4.5
25/03/2018
What I would highlight: Not just for managers
What could be improved: nothing to improve
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Claire Short

3.5
25/03/2018
What I would highlight: Rob was amazing. Very informative and made me change the way I think about things
What could be improved: nothing to improve
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Jen Best

4.0
25/03/2018
What I would highlight: Excellent. In depth, shared lots of knowledge
What could be improved: nothing to improve
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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This centre's achievements

2018

All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 15 years

Subjects

  • Mental Health
  • Communication
  • Understanding
  • Suicide prevention
  • Mental health stigma
  • Stigma
  • Mental health awareness
  • Signposting
  • Helping
  • Mental health first aid

Teachers and trainers (1)

Rob Woollen

Rob Woollen

Teacher

In his Master's Degree in Work and Wellbeing, Rob Woollen explored the relationship between "good work" and employee health -with a specialist interest in personal and organisational resilience. Passionate about providing strategies to enhance resilience that are both backed by evidence, and accessible to normal busy people, Rob speaks internationally on the subject at both professional and academic conferences. He continues his research as a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, and the Higher Education Academy.

Course programme

To gain an understanding of common mental health illnesses and an awareness of sources of support.


Learning objectives

} 1.1 State the prevalence and severity of mental health conditions and how they very according to some demographics

} 1.2 Describe how people with mental health diagnoses can be stigmatised, and the effect of this.

} 1.3 Explain the single and dual continuum models of mental health and select the one that most helpfully describes an individuals mental state.

} 1.4 Describe how public, and business, perceptions of mental health conditions can contribute to stigmatisation.

} 2.1 Describe key features and symptoms of common mental health conditions

} 2.2 Explain why lay-persons should not make attempts to diagnose mental health conditions

} 2.3 State some of the key myths relating to self-harm and suicide

} 3.1 Compare and contrast stress with clinical mental health conditions

} 3.2 Explain the psychology and physiology of stress

} 3.3 Detail signs of stress in self and others

} 3.4 Describe evidence-based approaches to increasing resilience

} 4.1 List ways in which lay-persons can give immediate assistance to people in mental distress including those with suicidal thoughts or intent. Includes organisations to which individuals can be signposted both within and outside the client organisation.

} 4.2 Describe the impact of negative framing, dealing with altered reality and giving advice on mental health conversations

} 4.2 Explain the importance of confidentiality in the helping relationship and when this may be compromised

} 5.1 Describe how mental wellbeing arises from a combination of complex social, environmental, biological and cognitive influences

} 5.2 List the 5 Ways to Wellbeing and explain how they can be achieved in daily life

} 5.3 Design ways to increase engagement within the 5 ways to wellbeing

Mental Health Supporter

£ 150 VAT inc.