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Mental Health Training

Mental Health Training provides you with a comprehensive understanding of mental health, mental illnesses, and effective strategies for promoting mental well-being.

This training aims to increase awareness, reduce stigma, and equip participants with the knowledge and skills to not only identify the symptoms of mental breakdown in themselves and work towards managing them, but also to support individuals experiencing mental health challenges.

By completing mental health training, individuals:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of mental health issues
  • Develop empathy
  • Acquire practical tools to support individuals with mental illnesses.

This training fosters a more inclusive and compassionate society that values mental well-being and provides appropriate care and resources to those in need.

Training Overview

Individuals across various roles and settings can benefit greatly from mental health training.

  • Employees gain a better understanding of mental health, enabling them to recognize signs of distress in themselves and their colleagues. This knowledge empowers them to take proactive steps to maintain their own mental well-being and support others effectively.
  • Students benefit by developing resilience and learning coping strategies to manage academic pressures and navigate emotional challenges.
  • Business owners gain insights into creating mentally healthy work environments, reducing stigma, and implementing supportive policies that enhance employee well-being and productivity.

Mental health training equips you with the skills to address mental health concerns promptly and appropriately, fostering a more compassionate and inclusive society where everyone feels valued and supported.

What will be covered:

Biological Foundations of Mental Health & Mental Illness

This module explores the neurobiological aspects of mental health, including the role of genetics, brain chemistry, and physiological factors in mental illnesses.

Diagnosis & Classification of Mental Illnesses

Participants learn about common mental health disorders, such as anxiety, depression, phobias, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and others. The module covers symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and treatment approaches for each condition.

Substance Use & Addictions

This module addresses the complex relationship between mental health and substance use disorders. It explores the impact of substance abuse on mental well-being and strategies for prevention, intervention, and treatment.

Stigma, Discrimination & Mental Health in the Workplace

Participants gain insights into the stigma and discrimination faced by individuals with mental illnesses, particularly in the workplace. Strategies for creating a supportive and inclusive work environment are discussed.

Mental Health for Children and Youth

This module focuses on understanding and promoting mental health in children and adolescents. Topics include developmental factors, early identification of mental health issues, and effective interventions for young people.

Mental Health for Older Adults

Participants learn about mental health challenges commonly experienced by older adults, such as dementia, depression, and loneliness. Strategies for promoting well-being and addressing specific needs in this population are covered.

Crisis Response and Management

This module equips participants with skills for crisis response, including de-escalation techniques, risk assessment, and appropriate referrals. It also emphasizes the importance of self-care for mental health professionals.

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Who this course is for:

  • Healthcare Professionals: Mental health training is highly relevant for healthcare professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, social workers, and nurses. It enhances their ability to assess, diagnose, and treat mental illnesses while providing comprehensive care and support to patients.

  • Human Resources Personnel: Professionals working in human resources departments are often interested in mental health training to foster a mentally healthy work environment, address workplace stressors, and support employees’ mental well-being.

  • Educators and School Staff: Teachers, school counselors, and administrators recognize the importance of mental health training in understanding and supporting students’ psychological well-being. This training helps identify signs of distress, provide appropriate interventions, and promote positive mental health in educational settings.

  • Social Workers and Community Support Workers: Professionals working in community organizations, rehabilitation centers, and social service agencies can benefit from mental health training to effectively support individuals with mental health challenges and connect them to appropriate resources.

Training Details

  • Online.
  • Distance Learning.
  • Physical group sessions on request. 
  • Open to everyone
  • Basic IT skills are essential
  • Have access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone with access to the internet
  • Dedicate 2 hours a week (or a day) to learning online via Google Meet
  • A modern browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Safari

You don’t need any experience with WordPress or with building a website and No Coding Skills required

Course content requirement:

  • 20 hours

Regular learning:

  • 2 hours per week for 10 weeks.

Accelerated program:

  • 2 hours per day for 2 weeks.

Assessments per module covered.

Final Assessment at completion of the program.

Project to evaluate your understanding.

If successfully completed, you will be awarded a certificate by Beta Care Training Institute.

Cost: 10k Per person (discount for groups of more than 5 people)

The fees should be paid by Direct Deposit to:

  • Bank: Co-operative Bank
  • Branch: Githunguri
  • Account name: Beta Care Training Institute
  • Account no: 1192538722900

You can also pay via Lipa na M-Pesa; Paybill

  • Business number: 400222
  • Account number: 7229#ID No

 

Please call 0708177909 for more information. 

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