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First Aid for Mental Health - Level Two - (686-KS-PFA) - 22 February 2020, 0930 - 16.00

First Aid for Mental Health - Level 2


Level Two First Aid for Mental Health Awareness. This course is for Managers.


This 6 hour qualification provides learners with 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. Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress and understand the impact of substance abuse. They will learn about the first aid action plan for mental health, be able to put it in place and know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.

Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help.


The learner will :-

1. Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of the first aider for mental health.
2. Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental Health Condition.
3. Know how to recognise and manage stress
4. Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions
5. Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
6. Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
7. Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace

Booking Information

This course is offered to you at £30.

We do not accept cancellations or non attendance. If you do cancel or fail to attend this course, you will be charged a £30 administration fee.

Please ensure that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the course is due to start as latecomers will be asked to leave.

PLEASE NOTE : An invoice will be posted to you once you have booked onto the course.

If you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Team at earlyyears@bexley.gov.uk



Confidentiality must always be observed
The trainer will focus on the specific learning and will not engage in conversations inappropriate to the task in hand.
Learners will be openly encouraged to do the same.
Each individual is responsible for their own learning and if there is anything they feel they should raise regarding the training they should do so with the trainer during the session
Each individual is expected to make a contribution, which will be valued and listened to
Individuals should respect the learning environment and try not to disrupt the training
There should be mutual respect within the group for individuals and their experiences
Naive questions will be considered the norm
Mobile phones should be on silent and not used during the training. If you have to take an urgent call, please leave the room.


We commit to speaking confidentially whilst on this training. However, if you share anything with us (during or after the training) that is cause for concern, we have a duty to follow it up. This may mean speaking to your manager, to Ofsted, to Social Care or to the LADO


This training is available to Pre-Schools, Nurseries and Childminders

22 Feb 2020 09:30 - 16:00

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Date and Time

22 Feb 2020 09:30 - 16:00


St Columbas Boys School, Halcot Avenue


Karen Stewart
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