Mental Health First Response in the Workplace

ProTraining Courses are the only licensed CPD Accredited provider of Mental Health First Response in Ireland

CPDGood mental health at work and good management go hand in hand and there is strong evidence that workplaces with high levels of mental wellbeing are more productive. Addressing wellbeing at work increases productivity by as much as 12%.

What is Mental Health First Response?

Mental Health First Response is the initial help given to someone that is in experiencing a Mental Health crisis. This training programme aims at giving employees and employers the skills that they may need to respond to a Mental Health Emergency that an employee or colleague is experiencing . It will teach the MHFR’s how to assist people who are developing a Mental Health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing problem or are in a Mental Health crisis, until professional help is received.

Legislation on mental health in the workplace
As an employer, you have a duty of care to protect your staff’s wellbeing. This includes dealing with mental health in the workplace.  Under the Employment Equality Act (2015), you must protect the health, safety, and welfare of your staff. And this includes physical, mental, and emotional health. 

Course Contents:

  • What is Mental Health and Mental Ill Health
  • Common Mental Health conditions including depression, anxiety disorders, panic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders and post traumatic stress disorders
  • Stress, signs and symptoms and factors that increase stress
  • The impact of poor Mental Health on a person
  • Common harmful coping strategies including substance misuse, eating disorders and self harm
  • Signs of individual who uses harmful coping strategies
  • What is our REACH approach
  • Stigma surrounding Mental Health
  • Empathy and its importance in Mental Health First Response
  • How to approach a person with a Mental Health issues
  • Scenarios we may encounter in the workplace
  • Ways to improve Mental Health and Well Being
  • Helping to guide the person to the correct supports available

Mental Health First Response Accreditation
Certified by ProTraining Courses & Accredited by CPD (Continuing Professional Development)

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Event Event Date Event End Date Location Individual Price Available Place Register
Mental Health First Response Course- 12th of July Friday 12th July 2024 9:30 am Friday 12th July 2024 4:30 pm Online €150.00 10
Mental Health First Response Course- 12th of August Monday 12th August 2024 9:30 am Monday 12th August 2024 4:30 pm Online €150.00 10
Mental Health First Response Course- 16th of Sepember Monday 16th September 2024 9:30 am Monday 16th September 2024 4:30 pm Online €150.00 10
Mental Health First Response Course- 18th of October Friday 18th October 2024 9:30 am Friday 18th October 2024 4:30 pm Online €150.00 10

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