Balancing Edges

beam is proud to partner with Balancing Edges for this Specialised Mental Health Training Opportunity.

As a beam member you can qualify for a 10% discount, please quote beam10 at checkout.

 

All courses are accredited by MHFA England or the National Centre for Suicide Prevention – the leading training packages in these areas. All delegate fees include detailed manuals and workbooks as well as certificate of attendance and the services of our MHFA England accredited trainer, Gavin Percy.

The courses listed below show availability for the open courses which any number of delegates can join from 1 to 16 delegates depending on availability. All of these courses are available as in-house privately-run courses and can be operated online or face to face. Please contact us for pricing and availability.

Online Adult Mental Health First Aid Champion 

Mental Health First Aid Champions play a key role in overcoming the stigma around mental health and creating a positive and open working culture, where it’s okay to not be okay and talking is encouraged.

£135 per delegate including VAT, booking fees and course materials.

On this course delegates will learn about the most common mental health problems including how to identify when someone is experiencing mental distress. Delegates will feel more confident supporting others, particularly in the workplace, and you will know how to signpost appropriately. Covers the MHFA ALGEE action plan, and how to use it.

Don’t forget to quote: beam10 at check out to get your exclusive member rate.

Next Dates – 0900 – 1700 each day – Booking link

  • 24th May 2024 – 09:00 – 17:00
  • 9th  July 2024 – 09:00 – 17:00
  • 5th September 2024 – 09:00 – 17:00
  • 15th October 2024 – 09:00 – 17:00
  • 20th November 2024 – 09:00 – 17:00

Online Adult Mental Health Awareness

This is an introductory four-hour session to provide an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma. You’ll gain a basic knowledge of common mental health issues, learn how to start a conversation around mental health and some strategies for looking after your own mental health and well-being.

£65 per delegate including VAT, booking fees and course materials, don’t forget to quote beam10 at checkout for your discount.

 Course Details

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • 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

Next Dates – Booking Link 

  • 13th May 2024 – 13:30 – 17:30
  • 5th August 2024 – 09:00 – 13:00
  • 9th September 2024 – 09:00 – 13:00
  • 8th October 2024 – 13:30 – 17:30
  • 11th November 2024 – 09:00 – 13:00

Online Mental Health Refresher

Course details:

The Half Day online Course will allow delegates to:

  • Keep their awareness of Mental Health support current
  • Update their knowledge of mental health and what influences it
  • Practice applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan

Alongside the best evidence-based Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training, MHFAiders® are also provided with three-year access to ongoing learning and support through the MHFAider Support App®

The app gives you 24/7 digital support, access to exclusive resources, ongoing learning opportunities, and the benefit of joining England’s largest community of trained MHFAiders®.

£95 per delegate including VAT, booking fees, course materials, and three years access to the MHFA England app

This course is for anyone aged 16 upwards who have completed Mental Health First Aider or Mental Health Champion courses. The refresher is recommended at least every three years.

Don’t forget to quote beam10 at checkout for our discount.

Next Dates – Booking link 

    • 23rd May 2024 – 13:30 – 17:30
    • 12th July 2024 – 09:00 – 13:00
    • 9th September 2024 – 13:30 – 17:30
    • 25th October 2024 – 09:00 – 13:00
    • 9th December 2024 – 09:00 – 13:00

Online Suicide First Aid Lite – Half Day

Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, this programme is delivered over a half day as a suicide prevention awareness session.

 

The programme teaches the skills needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and to pass the person onto a suicide first aider.

 

Taught using tutor facilitated Socratic learning, tutor-led role-play, mini lectures, group work and audio-visual presentations.

 

This has some interactive elements and is an emotionally engaging learning experience.

 

£65 per delegate including VAT, booking fees and course materials.

Next Dates : Booking Link

  • 10th June 2024 – 13:30 – 17:00
  • 8th October 2024 – 13:30 – 17:00

Mental Health Skills for Managers

Mental Health Skills for Managers is a practical and immersive course for line managers. Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to have effective conversations with staff about mental health and wellbeing.

Learning outcomes include:

• Identify if an employee may be experiencing poor mental health.

• Feel confident having open conversations about mental health with your team members.

• Appropriately signpost to available support and know where to go for support and guidance for yourself.

• Role model good self-care practice, inspiring your team to look after their own mental health and wellbeing.

£65 per delegate including VAT, booking fees and course materials.

Benefits of Mental Health Skills for Managers:

• Provides a consistent approach to mental health and wellbeing, promoting healthy performance across the whole organisation.

• Managers learn how to spot the signs of poor mental health in their team, signpost to appropriate tools/resources, and become a self-care role model.

 Evidence-based course suitable for a wide range of organisations, delivered by those with people management experience.

• Supporting the mental health of teams encourages your people to thrive, increasing talent retention and reducing the impact of presenteeism and long-term sickness.

• Encourages shared learning around mental health, examples of best practice, and how to challenge stigma. Next Dates

Next Dates : Booking Link

  • 8th July 2024 – 13:30 – 17:30
  • 25th October 2024 – 13:30 – 17:30
  • 9th December 2024 – 13:30 – 17:30

 

Online Suicide First Aid – Understanding Suicide Intervention – One Day

1-day training solution teaching suicide intervention skills. The course has been accredited by City & Guilds of London. Upon satisfactory completion participants attain 6 credits at level 4.

The UK’s National Qualification in Suicide Prevention 2013-18

 

Course overview:

Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a one-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. For anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.

Course content:

SFAUSI is comprised of 4 parts, each approximately 90 minutes duration. The programme teaches and practices the skills and knowledge needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help create suicide-safety as a first aid approach.

 

£130 per delegate including VAT, booking fee and virtual materials.

Next Dates : Booking Link

  • 11th June 2024 – 09:30 – 16:30
  • 18th October 2024 – 09:30 – 16:30