The Workplace MHFA Course.
The course teaches managers, supervisors and individuals how to assist a co-worker who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Participants learn a framework for communication, how to offer and provide initial help and how to guide a person towards appropriate professional help, and other supports, in an understanding and empathetic way.
With our internationally recognised course you will learn to support others to:
> Recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues
> Provide help on a first aid basis
> Effectively guide others in the right direction towards appropriate supports
Who is the course for
Anyone who has the the potential to come in contact with people experiencing mental health difficulties on a regular basis
-Business owners | Managers | Team Leaders | Supervisors | Customer Service Staff
Course participants receive a copy of the Standard MHFA Manual to keep and a Certificate of Completion
Our Mental Health First Aid course will cover a few key areas of mental health.
What is mental health? | Depression | Anxiety | Psychosis | Substance misuse |
In each section you’ll learn how to:
Recognize the early signs of a mental health problem | Feel more confident helping others | Provide help on a first aid basis | Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others | Help stop a mental health problem from getting worse | Help someone recover faster | Guide someone towards the right support | Help reduce the stigma of mental health problems
This program has been designed and will be delivered by Mental Health First Aid Ireland, a Licensed provider.