Mental Health Awareness for the Advice Sector

miércoles, 22 septiembre '21   09:45 – 12:45 BST
Datos

This is a two-part course run over two consecutive half days. To attend the whole course, please select 2-part discount ticket for £120 + VAT (you do not need to book separately onto Part 2). To attend Part 1 only, choose the Single Part ticket.
Course Aim:
This course aims to increase awareness and understanding of what is meant by the term ‘Mental Health’. The course also explores skills and techniques that can be used to support clients, colleagues and ourselves when signs and symptoms of mental distress may be present.

Objectives:

By the end of the course participants will:

• Understand more about the language and terminology around Mental Health
• Be aware of signs and symptoms which may indicate when additional support is required
• Consider how to use a 3-step action plan to assist clients, colleagues and ourselves in relation to Mental Health.

The Course is divided into 4 sessions:

Session 1A: 9.45 – 11.00:
• What is Mental Health?
• Language and Imagery
• Is Mental Health the same for everyone?

Session 1B: 11.30 – 12.45pm:
• Introducing the 3 stage action plan: Engage, Empathise, Empower
• How to Engage with those who may display signs and symptoms of mental ill health
• Being ‘self-aware’ in your Engagement with others

Session 2A: 9.45 – 11.00:
• What does it mean to Listen and Empathise?
• Barriers to Listening
• Different stages of listening and different types of listeners

Session 2B: 11.30 – 12.45pm:
• How to Empower others when assistance and support may be required
• Practical and professional support available
• ‘Self-care’ strategies and our own Mental Health

Aims
This course aims to increase awareness and understanding of what is meant by the term ‘Mental Health’. The course also explores skills and techniques that can be used to support clients, colleagues and ourselves when signs and symptoms of mental distress may be present.

Objectives
By the end of the course participants will:

• Understand more about the language and terminology around Mental Health
• Be aware of signs and symptoms which may indicate when additional support is required
• Consider how to use a 3-step action plan to assist clients, colleagues and ourselves in relation to Mental Health.

This course is not a therapy session. It is important that people have appropriate support available should they find any of the discussions emotionally triggering.

Methods of delivery
This course is delivered online live with a BTC trainer. It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and case studies, group discussion and games. Participants will be provided with e-learning supporting material including PowerPoint slide handouts, a comprehensive training pack pdf and additional resources. There is a 20-30 minute break halfway through the course.

Intended audience
Anyone in the advice sector who wants to support clients, colleagues and themselves when signs and symptoms of mental distress may be present.

Certificates & post course support
Named participants completing the whole course (Parts 1 & 2 ) will receive an e-certificate and regular benefits news updates. This also guarantees eligibility to access our free 12 months post-course advice service and priority entry to free webinars.

Instrucciones

In the week before the course, you will receive an email with Zoom link(s) to the course and a Dropbox link to access the pack/slides which are in pdf format. You will need to download (or print) the pack (and slides, if you wish) before each part of the course.

You will need a good wifi connection and a suitable computer/laptop to access both the Zoom session and the pack throughout. You may wish to use a separate device for the pack (or split your screen) if you cannot or do not wish to print.

We recommend participants log in a few minutes beforehand. You may also wish to have a pen and paper handy to make notes.

Tiquetes

Coste
2 part discount ticket (booking for both Parts 1 & 2) with downloadable materials
This ticket covers both Part 1 and Part 2 (the following day)
£120.00 + IVA
Single part ticket
This ticket is for Part 1(half a day) only.
£70.00 + IVA
2 part ticket (booking for both Parts 1 & 2) with printed pack
This ticket includes the cost of printing and delivery of a printed pack to your given address in advance. It is only available to those who book AT LEAST one week before the first training date.
£145.00 + IVA