Awareness of Mental Health - Mental Health and Wellbeing Academy
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Course code: ZA1169C
A one day course designed to increase participants awareness of different mental health conditions, potential risk factors of mental health decline, signs and symptoms of mental ill health and the importance of protecting and maintaining wellbeing and health.
When and where
DatesFrom 24 Mar 2023
09:30 to 16:30
LocationBournemouth Indoor Bowls Centre
Kings Park Drive
Fees and concessions
The fee for this course is £90.00.
What the course is about
This course aims to give a general understanding of mental health, how to maintain good mental health, and how to signpost individuals that need help to support services. During this session, you will receive both group and individual support that will focus on better understanding mental ill health.
Topics will include:<p></p><ul><li>What is mental health vs mental ill health</li><li>What might increase the risk of becoming mentally unwell</li><li>Exploring several different mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders and stress</li><li>Understanding and exploring strategies to strengthen and maintain mental wellness</li><li>How to support someone experiencing mental ill health and sources of support and signposting.</li></ul><p>All our courses are made up of elements of speaking & listening, reading, and some writing, and you will work using these elements throughout the course.
Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom or on-line setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.
Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience.
This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course. </p>
Pre-course information session or interview
There are no pre-course admission sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course.
Assessment of progress, tests, exams
Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course.
There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.
Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications
This is a beginner’s course, and you will be expected to have no experience in the subject or very basic knowledge of the subject. This course could be for someone who is supporting someone with mental health issues, would like to considering working in a mental health setting, or would like to learn more about mental health issues.
Materials and costs
You will need a notebook, pen and A4 folder.
<p>Skills and Learning have many mental health courses; please click <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/subjects/mental-health-and-wellbeing/" target="_blank">here</a> for further information. </p><p><br></p><p>Other courses may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.</p>
<p>There are a range of courses available to help the development of skills for work.</p>
<p>There are a variety of e-learning courses that can be started at any time of the year.</p>
<p>Up to date English and maths Functional Skills and Essential Digital Skills qualifications can help you progress at work or into further or higher education.</p>
<p>Skills & Learning work with local employers to offer Sector Based Work Academy Programmes and Apprenticeship training.</p>
<p>Please visit our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/">www.skillsandlearningace.com</a> for more details.</p>
<p>Your tutor may also be able to discuss the possible next step options with you. You may like to talk with a Careers Adviser about other courses. General careers advice and guidance can be provided by the National Careers Service <a href="https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/">https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk</a>.</p>
<p>For further information please contact us on 01202 123444.</p>
<b>English, maths and computing skills:</b> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.
<br><b>Refunds:</b> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.
<br><b>Attendance:</b> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible
<br><b>Places on courses:</b> some of our courses will be in high demand and if you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from the taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner and you will not be eligible to a refund it its outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.
<br><b>Fully funded learners:</b> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.
<br><b>Home study:</b> you may be required to do some study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.
<br><b>Qualification Levels:</b> there is further information about qualification levels on our website. Some courses will have learners of different levels being taught in the same class with differentiated learning materials and activities appropriate to the qualification level.
<br><b>Proof of identity:</b> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.
<br><b>Off-site activities:</b> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.
<br><b>Parking at Centres:</b> parking at centres may be limited, please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.
<br><b>Refreshments:</b> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.
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