Gain knowledge of important mental health topics that will help in your job role.
Understanding the issues around mental health is increasingly important, particularly for those who work in roles like police officer, paramedic, HR or social and recreational group leader. The Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health (RQF) has been developed to help learners who are likely to come into contact with individuals who may have mental ill health or a diagnosed mental illness in their work or everyday life.
Designed as a knowledge only qualification, it’s ideal for anyone wanting an understanding in relation mental health, mental illness, signs and symptoms and how to support those with mental ill-health. It can be taken by learners in any occupation and is not specific to the health or care sector.
Topics covered include:
- Underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health
- Mental ill health and wellbeing
- Different mental illnesses including anxiety, mood disorders, phobias and psychosis
- Knowledge and understanding in supporting people with mental ill-health, including children and young people and adults with learning disabilities