Mansfield College launches new online course to help better understand mental health
The first Mental Health First Aid Level 2 course, which will start on Thursday November 3, will help people provide the support and better understand mental health in the workplace, so they can create a happier and healthier work environment. .
The course is delivered online and will run for five weeks from 6-7pm and will cover a range of topics such as recognizing poor mental health, supporting mental wellbeing at work, understanding promoting a culture of well-being and the importance of resilience and self-care.
Other courses will take place on Thursday January 5, Wednesday February 22, Tuesday April 18 and Thursday June 8.
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This is an accredited and completely free course for people aged 24 and over. Similarly, people between the ages of 19 and 23 also pay nothing, provided they have a full degree at level 2 or above. However, people aged 19-23 with less than a full Level 2 qualification pay £50.
Classes will be delivered through one-hour online sessions, with students required to spend an additional two hours of independent study each week.
The course will cover three thematic areas, understanding what is meant by mental health, understanding common mental health conditions, and understanding the role of the mental health first aider.
Anyone wishing to register for the course should call 01623 413602 or email [email protected] or visit www.wnc.ac.uk/Courses/Mental-Health-First-Aid to find out more.