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FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (In Scotland Award in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6)

FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (In Scotland Award in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6)

 

This 2-Day qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers. You will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.   Taking part in this training course will help you to recognise and manage stress & understand the impact of substance abuse.

Training Outcomes By successfully completing this two-day course, learners will:

  • Understand what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health

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

  • Know how to recognise and manage stress

  • Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health

  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place

  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace

  • Understand a range of mental health disorders and the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers