About Our Courses

About Our Courses

Investing in mental health training shows that you are bringing mental health to the top of your agenda, investing in the welfare and wellbeing of your workforce.

As well as the below we are running our first conference which will help you build a mental health policy so your business is healthy for 2020 and beyond.  enquire now

Mental Health first aid Training (MHFA)

MHFA 2-day course

Course blocks and details

Two-day certificated course for businesses
This engaging training course will provide managers with in depth knowledge of mental health, the ability to spot the early signs and identify employees who may be suffering from mental health issues. We will equip managers with the understanding they need in how to best support employees through access to external and internal help and support. As a result of attending this two-day workshop your managers will be qualified as mental health first aiders.
Additional benefits include –

Promotes wellness and wellbeing in your company culture
Reduces sickness absence and associated costs
Increased engagement of employees
Shows your company to be proactive not reactive

MHFA One day certificated course for businesses

Our one-day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies you as an Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Champion.

MHFA Champions have:
An understanding of common mental health issues
Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
Ability to spot signs of mental ill health
Skills to support positive wellbeing

What to expect
Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

Everyone who completes the course gets:

A manual to refer to whenever you need it
A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
A certificate of attendance to say you are an MHFA Champion

MHFA Half day certificated course for businesses

Our half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health.

It is designed to give you:

An understanding of 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

What to expect
Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. We limit numbers to 25 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

Everyone who completes the course gets:

A manual to refer to whenever you need it
A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health
A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health Aware

MHFA Refresher Course

Update your Mental Health First Aider or Champion skills

As a Mental Health First Aider or Champion you have skills for life that support you and the people around you. We believe that mental health should be treated equally to physical health – and just like physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid training must be kept up to date

The four-hour Adult MHFA Refresher course will empower you to: • Keep your awareness of mental health supports current • Update your knowledge of mental health and what influences it • Practice applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan

Please note that the Adult MHFA Refresher is only for people who have completed an Adult MHFA Two Day or One Day course.

If you completed an MHFA England Two Day or One Day course in the last three years and it’s time to refresh your skills, book onto the Adult MHFA Refresher now with EDP Training and feel confident that you are performing your vital role safely. Together let’s create a society where everyone can thrive, and improve the mental health of the nation.

Reviews /appraisals Workshop

One day workshop for managers

“One of the most tried-and-true forms of management is feedback.” Dr Christopher Lee

This engaging and productive workshop will enable managers to effectively manage their teams. It provides managers with the knowledge and skills and enhances confidence to effectively manage employees and their performance Participants will feel empowered and supported to improve the staff reviews they conduct and make a positive impact on the overall review cycle.

Enhanced skills in review and appraisal will increase efficiencies and productivity across your business. It will create a collaborative culture and install good behaviours in your employees. Clear and productive reviews will lead to achieving business objectives and targets through enhanced employee engagement and strategic alignment of business and individual goals. Content of these days can be adapted to your needs and typically involve –

conducting a productive review
giving and receiving feedback
coaching models for optimum performance
setting smart targets
managing difficult behaviours
performance improvement plans
effective review cycle
role modelling behaviour
employee retention and succession planning
question guides

Communication Workshop

One day workshop for businesses for all employees

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” George Bernard Shaw

Company reputations can be built on the communication skills of their workforce. Positive and clear communication will enhance customers views of your team, reducte costly mistakes or misunderstandings and reduce business costs and time spent on rectifying errors and solving complaints.

This workshop will reinforce positive communication and as a result participants will be more aware of their own personal communication style and know what effective communication looks like and sounds like. Participants will have enhanced knowledge and skills will improve communication within the business and promote a collaborative culture which will reduce working in silo across the company. Workshops can be adapted for your needs to include –

types of communication
body language
effective communication
feedback
question types
listening skills
clear communication
leaving a positive impression
improving performance and sales through communication
your complaints procedure
how to effectively handle complaints

FREEDOM Method®training

One day workshops for all employees

This one-day workshop provides employees with a framework to manage their own wellbeing and create positive changes in their life to enhance their own wellbeing and resilience. The workshop will help individuals identify goals and obstacles and create positive change in their lives and work. The FREEDOM method® is designed to help people gain confidence, motivation and skills to thrive personally or professionally This day provides an overview of the model, access to a network and incorporates 100 days of change. Past participants have reported enhanced levels of confidence, motivation, productivity and physical and emotional resilience.

Wellness for businesses

One day workshops for all employees

“clients do not come first employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” Richard Branson

Participants on this workshop will learn how to take responsibility for their own wellbeing at work and at home, they will learn how they can build resilience and put in place healthy positive coping methods. We will raise awareness of the resources available to them internally and externally to support their health and wellbeing. This day can be tailored to the needs of your business and include the following elements –

Your absence policy and any support your company offers for mental health
Internal and external sources of wellbeing support
Wellness outside of work –taking care of yourself
Health & Safety for desk workers
Managing stress and work based pressure
Managing change effectively
Building physical and emotional resilience
Managing your day for enhanced wellbeing
Leaveism and presenteeism

On-site training

We work with businesses large and small across the UK to deliver training in their offices. The above are our standard courses – just let us know if you’d like us to deliver a bespoke training package by emailing us on enquiries@edptraining.co.uk