Mental Health First Aid Course Reference Guide

This is the reference guide for Workplace Responder course and Mental Health Workplace First Aider course. You’ll use the reference guide throughout your course to aid your learning and it’s a good way or to refresh your knowledge after your course. 

 

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Version 1, R7000V2 - November 2021

Contents

  • Understanding mental health conditions
  • Current issues impacting on mental health
  • The roles and responsibilities of Mental Health Responders and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Policy, law and best practice for mental health in the workplace
  • How to recognise and respond to different mental health conditions
  • The importance of promoting positive attitudes towards mental health in the workplace
  • How to support line managers to aid an individual returning to work following a mental health episode
  • How to provide advice and practical aid for an individual presenting with a mental health problem
  • How to provide advice and support for someone with stress
  • How to create a positive mental health culture
  • Stages of an action plan which supports a mental health episode / crisis
  • Taking practical steps to respond to an individual experiencing a mental health episode
  • How to support line managers when helping an individual return to work including making reasonable adjustments after a mental health episode

Adult Mental Health Activity Book

This is the activity book for Workplace Responder course and Mental Health Workplace First Aider course. You’ll use the activity book throughout your course.

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Version R70001V2 - November 2021

Contents

  • Aims of a Workplace Mental Health Workplace Responder / First Aider
  • Learning outcomes
  • Staircase of confidence
  • Case studies
  • Activity: Risk assessing
  • Activity: Stress container
  • Activity: Suicide continuum
  • Activity: Self-harm
  • Activity: Conditions quiz
  • Activity: Empathy quiz
  • Activity: Showing empathy
  • Activity: Mental health legislation
  • Activity: Action planning
  • Practice practical assessment
  • Notes
  • Mental health advice and support information

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