Mental Health Awareness

We are all affected by mental health and are likely to experience mental health problems at different stages of our lives. If you work in health and social care, it is essential to know how to adapt your care for clients experiencing mental health issues.

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About the course

Bringing together all legal requirements and areas of best practice, our comprehensive course covers mental health awareness from all angles, covering important topics such as what mental health is, how to recognise various mental health conditions, the diagnostic process and potential treatments. Most importantly, it will give you knowledge about the support you can offer as a caregiver.

Fully compliant with all related legislation, this online training resource addresses your legal obligations, induction, refresher, vocational and management training needs.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this course is the most comprehensive educational tool available, an invaluable asset for you and those you care for.

What does the course cover?

  • What does the course cover?
  • Introduction to mental health
  • Good mental health
  • Maintaining mental wellbeing
  • Mental health continuum
  • Resilience
  • Boosting mental wellbeing
  • Mindfulness
  • Poor mental health
  • Mental health illness risk factors
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Phobias
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Dementia and mental health
  • Learning disabilities and mental health
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Suicide
  • Crisis support
  • Physical symptoms
  • Chronic illness
  • Sleep
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Complementary therapies
  • Mental health medications
  • Electro-compulsive therapy
  • Treatment in the community
  • Person centred care
  • Promoting independence
  • Adapting care for the individual
  • Communication barriers
  • Discrimination
  • Media portrayal
  • Beliefs and cultural attitudes
  • Mental health legislation
  • Capacity
  • Confidentiality
  • Consent
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

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£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
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  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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