Certificate in Mental Health Awareness
What you'll learn
- Understand the basics of a range of mental health conditions
- Help make positive changes in our attitudes towards mental health by having better understanding
- Half an hour of your time
- A desire to learn more about mental health!
Mental health awareness has never been more important. In this time of unprecedented change, working from home, isolation, home schooling, health concerns, financial uncertainties and an overwhelming feeling of uncertainty all take their toll on our mental health and wellbeing.
One in four. Of all the statistics about mental health you’re likely to hear, this is perhaps the most common. It’s the troubling fact that 1 in 4 of us will experience a Common Mental Disorder (CMD) at some point in our lives (NHS, 2014). That’s a quarter of the people you know at work. A quarter of your family. A quarter of… everyone.
Get to know your psychosis from your OCD with our Certificate in Mental Health Awareness online course.
In this course, we cover the basics of a range of mental health conditions. It's perfect for newcomers to the topic and also for those who want a quick refresh.
We interviewed real people so you can learn what living with mental health conditions is really like.
Learn when it suits you. Complete in one go, or in bite-size chunks. We'll leave it entirely up to you to control the speed of your learning!
In this course, you will learn the essentials of:
By the end of the course, you will be able to explain with confidence what each of these conditions is and be part of the positive change in attitudes towards mental health.
Who this course is for:
- Suitable for beginners or those who need a quick refresher
Our mission is to give managers the skills and knowledge they need to effectively help staff experiencing mental health issues. We want managers to know how to interact with staff to keep them healthy, productive and in work so that your role as a manager is easier.
There's a lot of time, energy and money to be saved by reducing turnover, absenteeism and presenteeism - and that's what our courses are all about. When you hear how much easier life can be for managers, you'll be amazed mental wellbeing isn't the first thing you learn to deal with.
At Delphis we understand that you learn best when courses are taught in an engaging way. Learning should be interesting and inspiring, so that's why we interview real people who can tell you the truth about mental wellbeing.
It's why we ensure our content is relevant so you get the information you need.
It's why we make the complex... simple.
And it's the reason we put over 1000 hours of effort into a single course.
It's why our courses are different.
Dr Ian Martin holds a Phd in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine from Manchester University, an MSc (with distinction) in Business, and a first-class honours degree in English. His Master’s thesis, ‘Long Hours and Stress for IT Professionals’ won the departmental business school prize for best dissertation in 2000.
Previously a director of training and consultancy companies in Sheffield and Manchester, Ian held a number of varied roles in Barclays Bank over a thirteen year period and spent twelve years as a senior researcher and lecturer at three UK universities.
With over 30 years’ business experience, and a twelve-year academic publishing record in the fields of people, organisation and technology, Ian combines the latest theoretical knowledge with genuine practical insight. As an experienced educator and coach, his aim is to equip employees with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need in order to identify and manage issues to improve their own workplace wellbeing and health.
In his spare time, Ian is a British Athletics track and field coach who helps athletes get the best out of their bodies and minds to improve their health, wellbeing and performance.