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ACTIVE IQ LEVEL 2 AWARD IN MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

£149.00

NLP Centre of Excellence are Centre Approved by Active IQ Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness

Blended learning

Entry requirements:

There are no specific entry requirements.

Who is the course for?

  • Learners aged 16+.
  • Learners wishing to improve their knowledge and awareness of mental health and mental health first aid.

,Therapists,health and fitness professionals, teachers, college tutors, coaches and gym managers,

cost:£149

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health,

common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and discrimination and encourage people

to talk about mental health. Furthermore, the qualification should provide learners with the ability to apply

their knowledge of mental health through recognising and responding to the signs of mental ill health in

themselves and others and be able to offer mental health first aid to people experiencing mental ill health.

This qualification may also provide progression on to qualifications related to careers in mental health, health

and social care, counselling, or psychology.

Category:

Description

Mandatory units

Mental health awareness

Mental health first aid

Learning outcomes

Understand mental health

Understand mental health disorders

Understand the support and advice

available for mental ill health

Assessment criteria

Recognise and respond to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others

1.1 Define mental health

1.2 Describe the mental health continuum

1.3 Outline stigma and discrimination in relation to mental ill

health

1.4 Identify common misconceptions surrounding mental

health

1.5 Describe the role of the media in the portrayal of mental

health

1.6 Outline key statistical data in relation to mental health

1.7 Outline the duty of care

2.1 Identify the main signs and symptoms of common mental

health disorders and mental health problems to include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders: stress, phobias and post-traumatic

stress disorder

  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating disorders: anorexia nervosa and bulimia

nervosa

  • Addiction and substance misuse
  • Bereavement
  • Self-harm

2.2 Identify common treatments and interventions used to

manage mental health and mental ill health

2.3 Describe the main risk factors associated with mental ill

health

3.1 Identify credible sources of information, support and

guidance

3.2 Identify credible organisations offering support services

3.3 Identify appropriate responses that can be made to

support someone with mental ill health

1.1 Recognise the signs of mental ill health

1.2 Provide initial help to a person experiencing mental ill

health

1.3 Signpost appropriate sources of help

1.4 Escalate situations when a person may be at risk of harm

to themselves or others

1.5 Promote good mental health

Assessment

Online worksheet

Online case studies

your course facilitator

Jimmy Petruzzi

This course is in no way a replacement for any prescribed medication; nor is it intended to contraindicate or supersede any medically diagnosed conditions or designed to treat anyone or make any recommendation’s learners deploy techniques as part of any treatment plan. The course is for educational purposes

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