Mental Health Awareness (Active IQ Level 2 Award)

Mental Health Awareness (Active IQ Level 2 Award)

Subject Area: Distance Learning & Online Health & Social Care Professional Development

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Apr, 2021
  • Attendance: Industry Certification
  • Duration: 1 Month
  • Course Code:
  • Entry Requirements

    No formal entry requirements.

    Course Overview

    This course provides learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues.

    The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues. The course can 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.

    Throughout the course you will study two core modules:

    • Mental Health Awareness
    • Mental Health First Aid

    The Active IQ Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness is an Active IQ nationally recognised qualification.

    The course is delivered using an online, blended learning approach, using e-learning, webinars and dedicated tutorials. This flexible approach allows you to work at your own pace and wrap your study around other commitments. You will be supported at each step by our team of qualified tutors.

    Assessment

    Online worksheets and case studies.


    Attendance Information

    This is an online course that can be begun at any time, that can be completed in your own time. Guided learning hours: 15.

    For more information, please click 'Apply', and you will be taken to the Eventbrite page.

    Course Highlights

    Course Content

    • Understanding mental health
    • Understanding mental health disorders
    • The main risk factors associated with mental ill health Common treatments and interventions used to manage mental health and mental ill health
    • Understanding the support and advice available for mental ill health

    Next Steps

    • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness
    • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Smoking Awareness and Cessation
    • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Promoting Community Health and Well-being

    This qualification may also provide progression on to qualifications related to careers in mental health, health and social care, counselling, or psychology.

    Tuition Costs

    This course is fully funded if you are over 19 years of age and receiving benefits. Please contact business@suffolk.ac.uk or call 01473 382359 for further information.