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FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health 

FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (In Scotland: Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 4)

 

This 4-hour (1/2 Day) qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.

 

By the end of this short training event, learners will feel more confident to recognise when someone else is struggling, understand better how to manage emotional distress in others and have an improved understanding of where they can go to get help.

Your training outcomes will be:

  • Understand what mental health is and why mental health conditions develop,

  • Understand the role of a First Aider for mental health.

  • Understand how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition

  • Know how to recognise and manage stress

  • Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions