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Mental Health Awareness

ROSDA

Course Description

People often equate the words mental health with mental illness and there are many definitions of

what mental health actually is. 

Mental health issues can happen to anyone despite social
background, intelligence, gender or other factors.

This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness. 

It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for
or what to expect if you are working with someone with one of these conditions. 

As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these
conditions.

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Further Information

Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get 100% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

Course Modules

Course

Module Number

Module Name

Pass % Required

Mental Health Awareness

1

What is mental illness and prevalence rates

70

Mental Health

Awareness

2

Symptoms of Bi-Polar, depression, psychotic

disorders and schizophrenia

70

Mental Health Awareness

3

Symptoms of anxiety, personality disorder, self- harming

70

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

 

Duration: 25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Who Should Take This Mental Health Awareness Course?

This Mental Health Awareness course is suitable for all HR workers, managers, supervisors and employers who wish to understand more about mental health conditions so that employees can be better supported and positive mental health can be encouraged in the workplace. The course is designed as an introduction to mental health and so no pre-requisite knowledge or training is needed.

Advantages

Having a knowledge of the typical behaviours and challenges associated with mental health can equip you to identify these and act in a supportive way.

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Further Progression

There are a lot of courses in our health and social care suite that would make great follow-ups to this course and if you are responsible for the care of adults or children then a wide range of them would provide valuable additions to your knowledge.

Specific topics that complement this directly are Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage, Equality and Diversity, and Mental Health Awareness.

Certification

CPD Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

Benefits of Online Training

  Approved by RoSPA

 Approved by the CPD Certification Service

Enrol and start today, so no need to wait

 Takes approximately 25 minutes to complete online

 Works on any device that can access the internet

 Has all the training materials that you need, so no hidden fees

 Includes the end of course test at no extra cost

 Allows free re-sits of the test if you do not pass the first time

 Enables you to download a certificate when you pass the test

 The fast, efficient, effective, and low-cost way to learn

Aim of the Course

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Understand what is meant by ‘mental health’.
  • Be aware of the legal responsibilities that employers have in regards to mental health.
  • Have an understanding of some of the most common mental health problems.
  • Understand ways in which people can manage their individual mental health to make everyday living easier.
  • Be aware of how to support a colleague with a mental health problem in the workplace.
  • Understand how to promote a healthy, non-discriminatory working environment.
  • Have knowledge of the workplace adjustments that can be made to help an employee with a mental health problem.

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