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Adult Mental Health Aware Online Half Day Course

Event description
 
This course raises awareness of mental health, it covers: 
What mental health is and how to challenge stigma and discrimination
A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue
Case study based around CDM management, time, resources, pressures and the impact on individuals and project delivery.
 
Couse synopsis 
What is mental health and factors which affect mental health
Stress and stress management
Spotting signs of distress and mental health conditions:
o Depression
o Anxiety disorders
o Psychosis
o Eating disorders
o Suicide
o Self-harm
Recovery, starting a supportive conversation, supporting mental health in the workplace
Useful statistics and helpful resources
Everyone who completes the course receives:
A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Aware / A manual to refer to whenever you need it / A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health.
 
Please note to participate in this training the speaker will require you to enable both your camera and microphone as the course is interactive.   Delegates are also required to register their details with Mental Health England to obtain the course information.
 
Places are limited.  
Booking should be made through Nicola Lally nicola.lally@aps.org.uk.  
Please provide your membership number and the training course you would like to attend.
Booking will close on Wednesday 16 September 2020
Payment will be required to be paid by BACS to APS.  
Details and joining instructions will be confirmed when payment is received.  
 

Speaker 
Dave Price  

Dave Price is founder and managing director of Vector Equilibrium.
He is an experienced facilitator and multidiscipline trainer, known for helping, educating, and supporting organisations and their people to manage overwhelm, stress and anxiety whilst building both personal and organisational coherence.

Dave is a MHFA England Instructor Member approved to deliver both the 2-day Adult MHFA and half day Adult Mental Health Aware courses. 
Prior to launching Vector Equilibrium, Dave was an outdoor education trainer who graduated with a BSc in Education and Sports. He worked for 18+ years in commercial roles within the media, advertising, and tech industry, with the BBC, National Magazine Company, Orange, and O2 among the highlights.
In 2017 Dave founded Vector Equilibrium and dedicated himself to training and empowering people in their business and personal life, helping them to become the best version of themselves. Dave is a great believer that everyone has the ability to manage and improve their mental health and wellbeing and in doing so their enjoyment of life increases, their performance increases and their productivity levels increase.

Since founding Vector Equilibrium, Dave has worked with numerous companies within the construction section delivering mental health, stress and wellbeing initiatives, some notable clients include Transport for London, Costain Skanska Join Venture, Keltbray and the National Federation of Demolition Contractors where Dave is delivering their bespoke mental health and wellbeing programme for their members. 

Location:
Virtual

Date:
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 13:00

Price:
£40.00
M /
£60.00
NM

CPD Points:
8

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