About This Course
This course covers vital theory and practical techniques in developing mental health awareness. The course gives a general awareness of what constitutes mental health and how to promote our own mental wellbeing. It also examines some common mental health problems, causes and treatment. The course also examines issues such as social exclusion and diversity.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who works in the field of mental health particularly health care assistants, support workers and front line staff who make work with vulnerable people.
To provide both an understanding of and an insight into what mental health is and how to promote positive mental health. To examine the concept of diversity and social exclusion and our social responsibility and to give students an overview of mental health problems and the support available including treatment options
Welcome and introduction, followed by:
- What is mental health?
- Diversity and social inclusion
- The concept of stress
- Positive mental health
- What is illness?
- Illness in relation to our mental state
- Common disorders, prevalence, causes and treatment
Additional Course Features
- Practical scenarios to recap key points
- Assessment – written and practical
Duration: 1 day
Certificate: Certificate of completion provided
Course Title: Mental Health Awareness
Course Ref: HC011MHA