Mental Health & Anti-Racism Courses

For Workplaces, Professionals & Individuals

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RACE AHEAD

Our Anti-Racism courses were created off the back of the #BlackLivesMatter movement in 2020 with intention to create Anti-Racism allies in the workplace.

CIPD ASSOCIATE

We are qualified to design high quality courses, Our founder is a CIPD associate specialising in adult learning.

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Years of Training Experience

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PEOPLE WE WORK WITH

 Here are some of our top and recurring clients, just to name a few. Need further proof? Ask us about our case studies.

ABOUT US

EDP Training is an award winning training provider specialising in MHFA training and Anti-Racism education by way of our flagship Race Ahead Courses designed specifically for businesses.

We help organisations to create mentally healthy cultures and physiologically safe environments where everybody can reach their full potential and bring their whole selves to work. Creating a healthy organisation and healthy bottom line. We currently have 13 fully accredited Race Ahead Instructors.

Mental Health First Aid Course

Gain the knowledge and skills to recognise warning signs of mental ill health and develop the confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe.

Anti-Racism Training Course Race Ahead

Take our anti racism course to make sure you are culturally competent to talk about race, racism and its effects on mental health in the workplace.

Our Main Course Option

Mental Health First Aid Course (MHFA®)

2 Days Online

The Mental Health First Aid Course (MHFA®) is a training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue. Learn to recognise the warning signs of mental ill-health and how to empower someone to access support.

Race Ahead Live – Anti-Racism Course

(1 Day Online – Host Facilitated)

Take our anti racism course to make sure you are culturally competent to talk about race, racism and its effects on mental health in the workplace.

Up-skill & Short Courses

2 Days Online

Further develop your knowledge with our up-skill courses so that you are confident in what you say when talking about mental health. Our Mental Health First Aid short courses range from 1hr to 1day and are a great way to raise awareness and provide a baseline of knowledge about mental health. Great for educating larger amounts of people to learn the basics on what to look out for and how to support.

Private In-house Courses & Tailored Specific

Online or Inhouse

Get value for your money by booking a private course in your workplace for a group of people all at once. This can be facilitated live online or in-house face 2 face (Covid-19 willing). We can also design and tailor courses specific to your organisational needs. Have an idea in mind or a certain topic you want to focus on over a specified time? Email us and let us know what you are looking for and we’ll work with you to design the course you need.

UPCOMING COURSES

ADULT MHFA REFRESHER COURSE

July 8 | 9:00 am-1:30 pm | Online

ADULT MHFA COURSE

July 9-10 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm | Online

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS COURSE

September 10 | 9:30 am-1:30 pm | Online

SUPPORTIVE CONVERSATIONS

September 16 | 10:00 am-4:00 pm | Online

ADULT MHFA COURSE

September 17-18 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm | Online

ADULT MHFA REFRESHER COURSE

September 19 | 9:30 am-1:30 pm | Online

SUPPORTIVE CONVERSATIONS

Oct 8 | 10:00 am-4:00 pm | Online

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS COURSE

Oct 15 | 9:30 am-1:30 pm | Online

ADULT MHFA COURSE

Oct 16-17 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm | Online

ADULT MHFA COURSE

Nov 13-14 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm | Online

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS COURSE

Nov 18 | 9:30 am-1:30 pm | Online

SUPPORTIVE CONVERSATIONS

Nov 19 | 10:00 am-4:00 pm | Online

ADULT MHFA REFRESHER COURSE

Nov 20 | 9:30 am-1:30 pm | Online

WHAT OUR RACE AHEAD CLIENTS SAY

Chris Cummins

Joint Managing Director OTD Ltd.

“The team felt more compelled to discuss matters of race and the impact it has on them in the workplace and in society. I recommend that anyone who works with Bianca and her Race Ahead Programme, you will be pleasantly surprised.”

Dr. Mark Williamson

CEO of Action for Happiness

“We had a fantastic Race Aware session with our team. I learnt a lot and feel much better placed – both personally and as a team – to appreciate differences, stand up against systemic injustice and have the courage to be a stronger anti-racist ally. Highly recommended.”

Donna Speed

CEO of We The Curious

“As an organisation striving for inclusivity and social justice, We The Curious has embarked on anti-racism training and can highly recommend EDP Training.”

Our Mental Health First Aid Courses are great for...

At EDP we believe everyone should be educated in mental health in order for it to be less stigmatised. Although with that being said we do believe it is vital for some of the few (but not limited to) professions listed below to be educated in mental health to help fast track us into a better world where the mental health of everyone will be a priority. One person at a time. Every person trained gets us one step closer to a better world!

WORKPLACES, ORGANISATIONS & SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

Whether your a big corporate business or a small charity fighting for change we have designed a sliding scale for training your workforce. Email us for details.

HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Whether you are a physiotherapist or a counsellor. Don’t let microaggressions or gaslighting be a blind spot for you when talking about mental health.

PRIVATE PRACTICES

It is important everyone in your private practice know how to spot the signs especially when dealing with patients or clients.

EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS

Whether you are a teacher or a tutor or anyone that works in an educational setting learning ways to spot the signs is key.

LINE MANAGERS OR HR PROFESSIONALS

In this day in age it is vital for people managers and line managers to be trained and qualified to look after their workforce not just physically but mentally as well.

INDIVIDUALS

Our courses are great for individuals who may have a passion for mental health and are looking for ways to learn more on how to better support those struggling.

Our Anti Racism Courses are great for...

Building awareness and confidence in talking about racism whether that is in a professional setting or personal environment. Our mission is to create a safe space for our Anti-Racism community and Allies with ongoing post course support.

FOSTERING COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS

Discover how to create a workplace where collaboration thrives on diversity. Our course empowers participants to build inclusive teams that respect and value each individual’s contributions.

HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Learn the skills needed to empathise with colleagues from all backgrounds. Our training helps individuals understand the impact of racism and develop compassionate responses to cultural differences.

PRIVATE PRACTICES

Diversity is the mother of invention. This module explores how anti-racist practices can lead to a more creative and innovative problem-solving approach within your teams.

ENHANCING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Implement anti-racism strategies to improve your organisation’s operations. Our courses show you how eliminating bias can lead to more efficient, fair, and effective operational processes.

IMPROVING OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Strengthen your governance with principles of equity and inclusion. Learn how to apply anti-racist policies to ensure accountability and fair treatment throughout your organisation.

ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP

Leaders set the tone for anti-racism in the workplace. This training provides the tools for leaders to model inclusive behaviours and drive change towards a more equitable work environment.

WHY CHOOSE US?

  • Black Led Organisation We bring authentic, lived experiences and culturally relevant perspectives to our courses.
  • 5.0 Google Star Rating We have case studies and testimonials to prove our worth! Check out our Google reviews here.
  • Trusted by Big Name Brands From Airbus to Bali there is a good reason our big clients keep choosing us!
  • Quality Assured Training We are quality assured through MHFA England and CIPD.
  • Lived Experienced Educators Our instructors don’t just talk about it, they’ve lived through it so they know what it is like first-handily.

Mental Health First Aid Certification

Organise a Private Course

Do you understand the importance of getting everyone trained and ready for the challenge but not for the price tag? Fear not! We provide a private course option for training various employees all at once as well as a sliding scale for charities and social enterprises. Whether you want a more straightforward course to raise awareness over an hour or 1 day we got you covered. Maybe you have a specific topic you want to discuss with your employees about something that is more relevant to you? we can design mental health training online for your organisation or face-to-face (Covid willing) in the form of a conference or a workshop. We have a wealth of experience designing courses specific to organisations if you want to ask us about it.

Mental Health First Aid Online

A Happy Workplace

Mental health is good business and a happy workplace is a conscious and educated workplace which understands it’s employees are not robots but human beings with feelings and a whole other life they rarely show. Countless studies have shown that when you truly care for your workforce everything in the organisation improves, retention rates, sick days, sales and even word of mouth! In today’s age and with younger generations challenging the status quo make sure your organisation is not being left behind because soon enough there will be no room for employers that don’t do enough to protect their workforce, employees are demanding more and they well deserve it! Prevent employee burnout and support your team’s mental health by signing up to our Mental Health First Aid courses today.