e-learning for college and university staff
Free online courses for colleges and university staff
Do you work in a college or university? Do you want to support the mental health of the staff or students you work with - or even your own wellbeing?
We're thrilled to introduce our suite of free online courses designed to empower you with valuable knowledge and skills related to young people's mental health. These courses are aimed at helping you engage in constructive conversations on this crucial topic. There are a version of these courses for both Further Education colleges and for Higher Education/universities.
Our courses include...
- Staff supporting students
- Managers supporting staff
- Wellbeing strategies (for yourself)
- Managing risk and crises
Staff supporting students
This course is for staff members who support students, regardless of their role. It covers key principles, student mental health, and key skills followed by an end of course assessment. You'll learn to understand the principles of supporting students, identify available resources for students experiencing mental health issues, and much more.
Managers supporting staff
Aimed towards line managers supporting their staff, this course includes modules on key principles, staff mental health, key skills, and a final assessment. You'll gain insight into the principles of supporting staff, available resources for staff facing mental health challenges, and strategies for initiating and managing wellbeing conversations.
This course focuses on looking after your own wellbeing and contains two modules on factors influencing wellbeing and creating a wellbeing action plan. You'll understand factors impacting your own wellbeing, the importance of prioritising your wellbeing at work, and various wellbeing strategies you can use.
Managing risk and crises
This course is aimed at anyone working in a university/college. You'll learn to identify signs of a mental health crisis, understand self-harm behaviors, and the signs that indicate that someone may be experiencing psychosis. You will learn the importance of asking about suicide and how to respond appropriately.
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