Level 2 Mental Health Awareness

Course Types: eLearning, Face to face (inc. video options), Train the Trainer (inc. video options)
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You can often find occasions when a health or social care worker comes across an individual suffering from a Mental Illness. Knowing how to assess a situation is essential to offer the proper support. When you understand why a person behaves a certain way, you can manage their care more effectively.

In this course, you will;

  • The real meaning of the term Mental Health
  • The different types of Mental Health illnesses and the stigma held in society until now
  • What is the Continuum of Mental Health
  • How a person’s situation and life circumstances may contribute to their welfare and state of Mental Health
  • The real meaning of ‘Depression’ and how it compares with ‘bipolar disorder’
  • What is meant by the term ‘Personality Disorder’ and how to recognise it
  • How to identify and care for people with ‘Psychotic Disorders’
  • The truth about ‘eating disorders’ and how to offer support
  • A clear understanding of the reason for ‘Psychosis’ in its varied forms
  • How to support and care for a person who is compelled to ‘Self-Harm’
  • The ins and outs of the Mental Health Act
  • How to recognise and cope with the more common difficulties you’ll face as a health and social care worker
  • Techniques to continue to work positively in Mental Health environments
  • How to deal with conflict and manage its outcomes in the workplace

This course is a half-day course. It comprises a mixture of engaging activities. Once the course is completed, you will be asked to complete a simple multiple-choice assessment. You will be given a certificate to acknowledge the passing of the course.

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