News: Mental Health Course

Posted on 4th April 2018

Mental Health in the workplace

 

An easy & simple way to invest in the mental health & wellbeing of your staff…  locally.

 

One in six workers will be experiencing depression, anxiety or another mental health issue right now, with 91 million working days lost each year due to mental health issues. We are experts in handling mental health issues in the workplace and have developed a range of services to help employers identify mental health issues amongst their staff and to develop the skills and knowledge to manage them.

 

Mental Health First Aid Training – Two day course

 

This two-day course, backed by MHFA England, will train your employees to become a Mental Health First Aider, and give them an in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect well-being.  They’ll learn how to recognise the warning signs, develop the skills and confidence to reassure a person in distress and give them the knowledge to signpost to further support

 

Learning outcomes:

 

* How to identify the early warning signs of mental ill-health
* Develop confidence to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis
* Learn how to provide support and reassurance through enhanced interpersonal skills and non-judgemental listening
* An awareness of the options available to signpost someone to the right support
* Reduce the stigma of mental health at work

What’s included:

 

* MHFo Certification
* All learning resources required on the course
* Refreshments and lunch for two days

* Tour of the Ridgeview Wine Estate at the end of day two

Dates  :  Tue 10th & Wed 11th July
Time  :  9am to 5pm
Location  :  Ridgeview Wine Estate, Ditchling Common

For more information or to book on, please click here:    https://bit.ly/2uLdMPx

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