Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

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About the Course

Course Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes (approx.)

Both Ofsted and the Department for Education are increasingly placing more and more emphasis on mental health and wellbeing. It is essential that all staff take care of both their own and others mental health and can recognise the signs of ill health before it gets too far.

Our Essential CPD course on mental health provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure you are aware of your responsibilities around mental health. Delivered in high-quality video CPD format that has been skilfully organised for busy workloads and is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere, our mental health training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost effective and most time-efficient manner.

Delivered by mental health and wellbeing expert, Anna Bateman, the course has been divided into five easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with an assessment at the end to help you evidence your mental health training compliance.

Designed in line with the following policies

  • Keeping Children Safe in Education

Learning Outcomes

  • Establishing what is meant by mental health and the context behind it.
  • Exploring mental health as a state of wellbeing and different mental health models.
  • Understanding specific mental health conditions which are of higher prevalence in schools.
  • Recognising the signs and symptoms and measures to help staff cope with these conditions.
  • Understanding prevention measures and the importance of staff self-care.
Course Units

Introduction

This CPD certified course will help you to better understand your roles and responsibilities in relation to Mental Health. It is aimed at governors, senior leaders and members of school staff who work in all school settings, from early years through...

Module 1: Mental Health Theory

In module 1, you will learn about how mental health is defined and about the different models that help us to understand our thoughts, feelings and emotions. You will also learn about the different environments which help to shape your mental health.

Module 2: Key Areas of Mental Distress: Anxiety

Module 2 will discuss the key aspects of anxiety and how fear and worry can seriously impact both student’s and staff wellbeing. It will provide essential tips for staff to consider and provide several resources for further education.

Module 3: Key Areas of Mental Distress: Self Harm

In module 3, you will learn about why individuals may self-harm and the different lengths that staff and pupils may go to, using self-harm as a form of coping mechanism.

Module 4: Prevention

Module 4 will provide learners with an overview of risk and protective factors around mental health in different environments, focusing on building resilience and ways to keep mentally strong.

Module 5: Staff Self Care

Module 5 will emphasise the importance of staff taking care of themselves and supporting one another. It will also explain how your own approach to wellbeing acts as a model for pupils to follow.

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