Mental Health Training For Teachers
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It's clear that those who work in the education sector do so because they want to make a difference in young people's lives and they are passionate about helping them to fulfil their potential. However, it is also clear that for staff who work in these positions, there are a number of additional responsibilities and expectations placed on them that can make their job feel particularly overwhelming.
Many of those who work in the education sector report that their job is having a negative impact on their mental health, with work-related stress and anxiety being unfortunately common. This course will raise your awareness of the challenges faced in the education sector and provide you with ways to manage your own mental health, reduce work-related stress, and engage in the importance of self-care.
- Developed by professionals in education
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 2 hours
- Downloadable certificate on completion
Who should take this course?
This course is designed for anyone who works in a school or other educational setting. It is suitable for staff at all levels who want to understand more about the mental health needs of those working in education. This includes:
- Senior leaders and the SLT
- Teaching assistants
If you work outside of the education sector, then our non-industry-specific Mental Health Awareness Training Course might be more suitable for your needs.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
Meet Our Experts
High Speed Training is proud to work with experts in education to create content that is up to date, relevant and practical. By taking a course with us, you can be confident that you and your staff will have the knowledge to safely carry out your jobs using best industry practice.
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Aims of the course
By the end of this course, you will:
- Increase your knowledge of common mental health conditions within the education sector.
- Be aware of the common causes of poor mental health within the education sector.
- Understand the mental health continuum and recognise where you are on it.
- Be aware of the signs that you or your colleagues are being affected by poor mental health and be able to recognise the signs of stress, depression and anxiety.
- Understand the roles of your employer and management in promoting mental health and wellbeing.
- Understand the importance of self-care and accessing support.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
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