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Managing Mental Health in the Emergency Services

Mental health awareness training specifically designed for the unique environments and situations encountered by the emergency services.

3.5 hours: face to face

Overview

Developed by national Mind, this course is a tailored version of their 'Managing Mental Health at Work' course. It has been adapted to the unique environments that the emergency services operate in and there are versions available for ambulance, fire, police and search & rescue services respectively. The course provides awareness and understanding of common mental health issues and increases the confidence in supporting colleagues.

Learning outcomes:

  • Awareness of mental health at work and how work can affect emergency services staff and volunteers
  • Awareness of signs of mental ill health and how to broach the issue
  • How to create a mentally health workplace
  • How to proactively manage employees' mental wellbeing
  • How to initiate a conversation about mental health and handle disclosure
      Who is it for?

      Line managers, team leaders and pastoral roles within the emergency services

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