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Course: Positive Mental Health

Positive Mental Health

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About this Course

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:

  • Challenge
  • Character
  • Composure
  • Connection
  • Creativity

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 is the target audience?

  • 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
Basic knowledge
  • There are no specific requirements for this course except an interest in, and a commitment to, promoting positive mental health
What you will learn
  • 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.
Curriculum
Lectures quantity: 18
Common duration: 01:51:40
Welcome and introduction
  • Introductory video  

    Introductory video

  • Module companion e-book  

    Module companion e-book

Lesson One: Challenge
  • Lesson 1-1: How does challenge contribute to good mental health?  

    How does challenge contribute to good mental health?

  • Lesson 1-2: Research and theory  

    Research and theory

  • Lesson 1-3: Relevant approaches when working with others  

    Relevant approaches when working with others

Lesson Two: Character
  • Lesson 2-1: What do we mean by character?  

    What do we mean by character?

  • Lesson 2-2: Research and theory  

    Research and theory

  • Lesson 2-3: Relevant approaches when working with others  

    Relevant approaches when working with others

Lesson Three: Composure
  • Lesson 3-1: The role of composure  

    The role of composure

  • Lesson 3-2: Research and theory  

    Research and theory

  • Lesson 3-3: Relevant approaches when working with others  

    Relevant approaches when working with others

Lesson Four: Connection
  • Lesson 4-1: How does connection help?  

    How does connection help?

  • Lesson 4-2: Research and theory  

    Research and theory

  • Lesson 4-3: Relevant approaches when working with others  

    Relevant approaches when working with others

Lesson Five: Creativity
  • Lesson 5-1: What is the role of creativity?  

    What is the role of creativity?

  • Lesson 5-2: Research and theory  

    Research and theory

  • Lesson 5-3: Relevant approaches when working with others  

    Relevant approaches when working with others

Lesson 6: Conclusion
  • Concluding video  

    Concluding video

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Course Language
English
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