Mental Health is one of our core areas of training offered by Acute Training Solutions and our comprehensive range of mental health training courses cover a wide range of issues surrounding this complex topic.

Our courses are designed to not only benefit healthcare professionals in their day to day duties, but also to provide a platform of support for individuals with specific needs. For those healthcare workers who are new to this subject area, we provide training courses that provide an overview on the spectrum of conditions and disorders that have an impact on mental health.

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Who is this training for?

Our Mental Health CPD training courses are designed for organisations wishing to train 8 or more staff members. To discuss your training needs in more details, please contact us on 029 20494 969 or make an online enquiry.

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Mental Health training courses for healthcare professionals

We understand that your reputation is built on the quality of your staff and training will ultimately play a fundamental part in their approach to caring for others. As one of the largest healthcare training providers in the UK, we’re able to offer over 35 individual training courses related to mental health; all of which can be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

Acquired Brain Injury

This Acquired Brain Injury training course is aimed towards residential and community healthcare professionals working with service users suffering from any form of brain injury.

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Ageing & Learning Disabilities

This Ageing & Learning Disabilities training course is open to anyone but is of major benefit for those working within a residential care and support setting.

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Anxiety Management & Agoraphobia

This Anxiety Management & Agoraphobia training course is aimed at anyone who would like to understand how anxiety issues develop, how it affects are mental and physical health, and ways of managing anxiety more effectively and positively.

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Appropriate Adult Training

This Appropriate Adult Training course is designed to provide an understanding of the role, theories and principles of Appropriate Adult.

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Attention Deficiency & Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness

This Attention Deficiency & Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness training course was designed to build participant knowledge and skills in working with individuals with ADHD.

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Autism Awareness

This Autism Awareness training course is designed to increase the attendees understanding of living with and caring for people who have autism. The course will explore the history of autism and the associated stereotypical behaviours.

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Bipolar Disorder Awareness

By the end of this Bipolar Disorder Awareness course, all attendees will benefit from a greater understanding of this life altering affliction. The training focuses on understanding the fundamentals of the bipolar condition and subsequently how to manage it correctly.

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness

This Cerebral Palsy Awareness training course aims to help people examine their own understanding, and the beliefs of society as a whole with regards to this condition.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Awareness (CBT)

This Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Awareness training course is designed to develop your awareness and understanding of CBT at in introductory level and will explore basic applications of cognitive behavioural therapy in working practice.

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Conflict Management

This Conflict Management training course is designed to practice conflict resolution skills through a range of scenarios, candidates will learn non physical diffusion and de-escalation techniques for challenging behaviour.

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Dementia Advanced

This Dementia Advanced training course will help delegates recognise the signs of  dementia. It will enable participants to understand the nature and the effect Dementia has on individuals and the most appropriate care for people living with this disease.

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Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

This Dialectical Behavioural Therapy training course enables delegates to support and help individuals change patterns of behaviour. Delegates will explore various methods of dialectical behavioural therapy in working practice.

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Huntington’s Disease Awareness

This Huntington’s Disease Awareness course has been designed to assist care workers to understand and work alongside people living with this disease.

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Introduction to Sexuality & Learning Disabilities

This Introduction to Sexuality and Learning Disabilities course is designed for all personnel who are employed within the health and social care profession supporting individuals with learning disabilities.

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Makaton Awareness

This Makaton Awareness course is for anyone who works with adults or children with a severe learning disability, multiple disabilities, challenging behaviour and or Autism.

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Managing Challenging Behaviour

This Managing Challenging Behaviour training places the emphasis on preserving and developing positive relationships between people who exhibit challenging behaviour and those who work with them.

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Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

This Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards training (or MCA & DoLS) is designed for healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, the impact and prevalence of mental health and provide them with tools and skills for working with people with mental health difficulties.

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Mental Capacity Act for Managers & Supervisors

Attending this Mental Capacity Act for Managers & Supervisors course will improve your knowledge base to respond to issues of mental capacity and you’ll have gained an insight into the legislation and processes involved.

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Mental Health Advanced

This Mental Health Advanced training course is designed for Healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, the impact and prevalence of mental health and dispels myths commonly associated with ill mental health in the workplace.

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Mental Health First Aid

This Mental Health First Aid course is designed to aid Healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, how to recognise warning signs of, and provide support to, those experiencing mental health problems. The course covers the impact and prevalence of mental health and dispels myths commonly associated with ill mental health in the workplace.

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Parkinson's Disease Awareness

Structured to benefit those who provide care for people living with Parkinson’s, this training course aims to promote and share models of good practice by addressing the challenges experienced by people with Alzheimer’s in relation to mobility, swallowing, communication and other activities of daily living, helping create empathy between the carer and the cared for.

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Personality Disorder

This course is designed for Healthcare professionals to understand the myths commonly associated with personality disorder and paranoia.

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PICA Awareness

During this PICA Awareness training course participants will use a mix of theory and practical presentations to learn how to provide safe environments for individuals who exhibit Pica.

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Positive Behaviour Management & Breakaway

The Positive Behaviour Management course places the highest possible emphasis on preserving and developing the empathic relationship between people who exhibit challenging behaviour and those who work with them.

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Prader- Willi Syndrome

This course is aimed at all healthcare staff on all levels who work with people with Prader- Willi. This course will give an insight to eating disorders, genetic disorders and how to best cope with them.

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QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

The QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health, develop an understanding on how best to support, reassure and signpost colleagues to professional support.

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Self Harm & Suicide Awareness

This Self Harm & Suicide Awareness training course aims to raise awareness and understanding of these areas, both from a general and individuals view point.

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Self Harm & Wound Management

The aim of this self harm & wound management course is to inform healthcare professionals on effective wound care protocols in relation to self harm, in order to ensure optimal care and recovery.

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Stroke Awareness

This Stroke Awareness training course covers the risk factors, symptoms and effects of stroke. The course also explains how care workers can help with rehabilitation and daily living.

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Substance Misuse

This Substance Misuse training course is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the impact substance misuse has on daily living including the short & long term psychological effects to the individual, their families and friends.

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Understanding Sex Offenders

This advanced Understanding Sex Offenders course has been developed for members of staff who work in forensic services and whose clients can include sex offenders.

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Understanding & Working with Attachment Disorder

The Understanding & Working with Attachment Disorder training course will look at the different kinds of attachment disorder and their consequent effects on development and behaviour.

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Acute Training Solutions can provide a tailored training to your organisation or team. To find out more about this course, please contact us on 029 20494 969 or complete the short online form below. 

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