Positive Mental Health
A Guide to Developing Better Mental Health - Your Own and Other People's
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
Duration -1.5 hours
This e-learning course on Positive Mental Health, developed and presented by Carolyn Barber, offers a foundation for understanding the various components of mental health and well-being. It will be of value to professionals in the caring professions as well as to informal carers supporting people with mental health problems and, indeed, for individuals wanting to make a positive contribution to their own mental health. It is the equivalent of a full-day's continuous professional development, but constructed in such a way as to enable flexible study to suit your own schedule.
It is based on a 5Cs model of mental health based on five key elements:
The course explores each of these in turn, offering first an overview of the important role of the element concerned, then a review of what light research and theory cast on it, a consideration of different approaches to addressing the important issues involved and, finally, additional information about particular tools or methods that can prove helpful in promoting positive mental health.
In today's pressurised and fast-moving world many people are experiencing difficulties in maintaining good mental health. So, whether you are looking towards improving your own mental health or you work in a setting where supporting others to meet their mental health needs, this course will will give you a firm foundation on which to build.
Written and presented by a highly experienced expert in the mental health field, this course offers an excellent basis for learning how to rise to the many mental health challenges we face.
Who this course is for:
- Members of the caring professions involved in promoting good mental health
- Managers and human resource professionals committed to good mental health in the worlplace
- Members of the general public interested in improving their own mental health or that of friends, relatives or colleagues
What will you learn in this course:
Develop a broader perspective on the research and theory around what contributes to good mental health
Identify specific methods which can be applied in direct work to support people experiencing poor mental health and mental ill-health
Explore self-care in relation to good mental health, well-being and resilience
Become more confident in addressing mental health issues
What are the prerequisites for this course?
There are no specific requirements for this course except an interest in, and a commitment to, promoting positive mental health
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
- Introductory video 04:49 04:49
- Module companion e-book
Lesson One: Challenge
Lesson Two: Character
Lesson Three: Composure
Lesson Four: Connection
Lesson Five: Creativity
Dr Neil Thompson is a highly experienced tutor and trainer. He is highly respected for his ability to explain complex ideas clearly and effectively. His gentle voice and unhurried approach are widely appreciated by online learners as will as attendees at his conferences and workshops.
He is an independent writer, educator and adviser based in Wales. He is also a visiting professor at the Open University in the UK.. He is a well-published author with over 200 publications to his name, including over 40 books, several of which are bestsellers. He has been a speaker at conferences in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Norway, the Netherlands, Greece, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Hong Kong, India, the United States, Canada and Australia.
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