This one and half-day First Aid for Mental Health (FAMH) course provide learners with an understanding of mental health, which helps break down the stigma associated with mental health and the skills to start a supportive conversation with someone.
It is reported that this year 1 in 4 of us will suffer from mental health. Therefore, the course is aimed at everyone who wants to develop the skills to start a supportive conversation and signpost to additional help where needed.
The course develops knowledge to recognise someone who may need help and introduce the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan to provide support. On completion of the course, learners will be recognised as First Aider for Mental Health.
A range of topics are covered including:
- What is First Aid for Mental Health?
- Breaking down stigma
- Recognising mental health conditions
- Starting a supportive conversation
- Impact of drugs and alcohol
- First Aid for Mental Health action plan
- Considering First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
We have courses scheduled in south Wales.
|Swansea - Village Hotel||18 - 19 June 2020||No||
|Virtual online course
(transfered due to on going COVID-19 concerns)
|21 - 22 September 2020||No|
|Swansea - Ibis Hotel||23 - 24 November 2020||Yes|
|Day 1||08:30 until 16:30|
|Day 2||08:30 until 12:30|
Successful candidates will be issued with an Ofqual regulated Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health by the awarding body First Aid Awards.
The qualification lasts for three years and can be renewed by resitting the qualification.
It is recommended you undertake yearly continual professional development, to maintain your knowledge.
Click here for additional information about this course.
If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to contact us.
- Candidate registration fees
- Course handbook
£133 per person.
Course invoiced after booking, with the option to request at time of booking an invoice payable by credit card.