Mental Health Training for Healthcare and Public Sector Workforce
Our selection of Mental Health training courses cover a wide range of issues surrounding this complex topic.
For those new to the subject area we provide courses offering an overview on the spectrum of conditions and disorders that have an impact on mental health but if you want to delve a little or deeper we also cover more specific and some very specialised subjects.
Benefits of providing staff training:
• Retain skills through a reduction in staff turnover.
• Cut sickness absence.
• Reduce presenteeism.
• Demonstrate a commitment to corporate social responsibility.
• Decrease the likelihood of grievance and discrimination claim's from unhappy staff.
• Ensure a healthier workplace.
• Improve staff morale.
• Increase engagement and commitment among staff.
• Provide better customer service.
• Ensure compliance with legislation by understanding the law.
Here is a list of all of the courses that we provide, we work closely with our customers to create bespoke training and programmes that benefit their workforces and patients.
ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY
This Acquired Brain Injury training course is aimed towards residential and community healthcare professionals working with service users suffering from any form of brain injury.
AGEING & LEARNING DISABILITIES
This Ageing & Learning Disabilities training course is open to anyone but is of major benefit for those working within a residential care and support setting.
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AWARENESS
Structured to benefit those who provide care for people living with Alzheimer’s, this training course aims to promote and share models of good practice by addressing the challenges experienced by people with Alzheimer’s in relation to mobility, swallowing, communication and other activities of daily living, helping create empathy between the carer and the cared for.
ANXIETY MANAGEMENT & AGORAPHOBIA
This Anxiety Management & Agoraphobia training course is aimed at anyone who would like to understand how anxiety issues develop, how it affects are mental and physical health, and ways of managing anxiety more effectively and positively.
APPROPRIATE ADULT TRAINING
This Appropriate Adult Training course is designed to provide an understanding of the role, theories and principles of Appropriate Adult.
ATTENTION DEFICIENCY & HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER AWARENESS
This Attention Deficiency & Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness training course was designed to build participant knowledge and skills in working with individuals with ADHD.
This Autism Awareness training course is designed to increase the attendees understanding of living with and caring for people who have autism. The course will explore the history of autism and the associated stereotypical behaviours.
AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER
The Autistic Spectrum Disorder training course will enable delegates to gain understanding of Autistic Spectrum Disorder and differentiate between behaviours that arise from an individual’s personality or life experience and those that are directly due to the disorder.
BIPOLAR DISORDER AWARENESS
By the end of this Bipolar Disorder Awareness course, all attendees will benefit from a greater understanding of this life altering affliction. The training focuses on understanding the fundamentals of the bipolar condition and subsequently how to manage it correctly.
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY AWARENESS (CBT)
This Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Awareness training course is designed to develop your awareness and understanding of CBT at in introductory level and will explore basic applications of cognitive behavioural therapy in working practice.
This Conflict Management training course is designed to practice conflict resolution skills through a range of scenarios, candidates will learn non physical diffusion and de-escalation techniques for challenging behaviour.
This Dementia Advanced training course will help delegates recognise the signs of dementia. It will enable participants to understand the nature and the effect Dementia has on individuals and the most appropriate care for people living with this disease.
This Dementia Awareness course has been designed to assist care workers to understand and work alongside people with dementia. It provides the opportunity for a greater understanding of dementia and enables trained staff to build relationships and offer practical help through person centred care.
HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE AWARENESS
This Huntington’s Disease Awareness course has been designed to assist care workers to understand and work alongside people living with this disease.
INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING DISABILITIES
The Introduction to Learning Disabilities course will enable attendees to better understand the causes of mental distress and understand the treatment available for people with learning disabilities. This training course provides a greater knowledge resource to meet the needs of and assist the development of service users with learning disabilities.
INTRODUCTION TO SEXUALITY & LEARNING DISABILITIES
This Introduction to Sexuality and Learning Disabilities course is designed for all personnel who are employed within the health and social care profession supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
The Ligature Awareness training course is designed to train delegates in safe and effective techniques when rescuing a person from ligature (hanging).
This Makaton Foundation course is for anyone who works with adults or children with a severe learning disability, multiple disabilities, challenging behaviour and or Autism.
MANAGING CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR
This Managing Challenging Behaviour training places the emphasis on preserving and developing positive relationships between people who exhibit challenging behaviour and those who work with them.
MENTAL CAPACITY ACT & DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS
This Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards training (or MCA & DoLS) is designed for healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, the impact and prevalence of mental health and provide them with tools and skills for working with people with mental health difficulties.
MENTAL CAPACITY ACT FOR MANAGERS & SUPERVISORS
Attending this Mental Capacity Act for Managers & Supervisors course will improve your knowledge base to respond to issues of mental capacity and you’ll have gained an insight into the legislation and processes involved.
MENTAL HEALTH ADVANCED
This Mental Health Advanced training course is designed for Healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, the impact and prevalence of mental health and dispels myths commonly associated with ill mental health in the workplace.
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
This Mental Health Awareness training course is designed for healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, the impact and prevalence of mental health and dispels myths commonly associated with ill mental health in the workplace.
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
This Mental Health First Aid course is designed to aid Healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, how to recognise warning signs of, and provide support to, those experiencing mental health problems. The course covers the impact and prevalence of mental health and dispels myths commonly associated with ill mental health in the workplace.
PARKINSON'S DISEASE AWARENESS
Structured to benefit those who provide care for people living with Parkinson’s, this training course aims to promote and share models of good practice by addressing the challenges experienced by people with Alzheimer’s in relation to mobility, swallowing, communication and other activities of daily living, helping create empathy between the carer and the cared for.
This course is designed for Healthcare professionals to understand the myths commonly associated with personality disorder and paranoia.
POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT
This Positive Behaviour Management course places the highest possible emphasis on preserving and developing the empathic relationship between people who exhibit challenging behaviour and those who work with them.
POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT & BREAKAWAY
The Positive Behaviour Management course places the highest possible emphasis on preserving and developing the empathic relationship between people who exhibit challenging behaviour and those who work with them.
PRADER- WILLI SYNDROME
This course is aimed at all healthcare staff on all levels who work with people with Prader- Willi. This course will give an insight to eating disorders, genetic disorders and how to best cope with them.
SELF HARM & SUICIDE AWARENESS
This Self Harm & Suicide Awareness training course aims to raise awareness and understanding of these areas, both from a general and individuals view point.
SELF HARM & WOUND MANAGEMENT
The aim of this self harm & wound management course is to inform healthcare professionals on effective wound care protocols in relation to self harm, in order to ensure optimal care and recovery.
This Stroke Awareness training course covers the risk factors, symptoms and effects of stroke. The course also explains how care workers can help with rehabilitation and daily living.
This Substance Misuse training course is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the impact substance misuse has on daily living including the short & long term psychological effects to the individual, their families and friends.
UNDERSTANDING & WORKING WITH ATTACHMENT DISORDER
The Understanding & Working with Attachment Disorder training course will look at the different kinds of attachment disorder and their consequent effects on development and behaviour.