FAMH Overview

This one and half-day First Aid for Mental Health (FAMH) course provides 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 with 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.


First Aid For Mental Health Book

FAMH Syllabus

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

Schedule

We have course scheduled in south Wales.

LocationDate 
Swansea - Village Hotel 5-6 December 2019

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Swansea - Village Hotel 12 - 13 March 2020

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Swansea - Village Hotel 18 - 19 June 2020

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Times

Day 1 08:30 until 16:30
Day 2 08:30 until 12:30

 

Certification

Sucessful candidates will be issued with an Ofqual regulated Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health by the awarding body First Aid Awards.

FAA Certificate in First Aid for Mental Health

Certification Renewal

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.

Additional Information

Click here for additional information about this course.

If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Dewi Development Pen and First Aid for Mental Health Card

Price Includes

  • Candidate registration fees
  • Certification
  • Course handbook

Price

£130 per person.

 

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