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Scottish Mental Health First Aid Training

30 May 09:30 to 31 May 2019 16:00
Health and Safety
The Health & Safety Executive has advised employers to consider ways to manage mental ill health in the workplace including the delivery of mental health first aid as part of an overall first aid risk assessment. This 2 day course aims to give delegates the opportunity to develop skills as a mental health first aider, including;

• Providing comfort and support in a crisis until help arrives.

• Understanding the 5 step listening skills and support strategy.

• Appreciation of the boundaries of the role and the importance of self-care safety.

Day 1 – Introduction to SMHFA, Attitudes to Mental Health Issues, Suicide, Listening Skills, Depression and Recovery

Day 2 – Anxiety, Self-Harm, Alcohol and Drugs, Psychosis and Recovery

Scottish Mental Health First Aid was introduced and developed by an NHS training team and is delivered by a LAW experienced trainer accredited by the NHS to deliver SMHFA. No prior knowledge or experience in mental health is required.
Date and Time: 
30 May 09:30 to 31 May 2019 16:00
Venue: 
Law At Work
Kintyre House
205 West George Street
Glasgow
G2 2LW
Price: 
£135.00 per person (exc. VAT)
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Lorna Gemmell
EL & HR Training Manager
Douglas Cameron - Law at Work
Douglas Cameron
Head of Safety Services