Course curriculum

  • 2

    1.0 Introduction to Mental Health Conditions

    • Mental Health Awareness Quiz

    • 10 Reasons you should care about Mental Health Conditions

  • 3

    1.1 Depression

    • Intro to Depression

    • Depression Infographic

  • 4

    1.2 Anxiety

    • An Intro to Anxiety

    • Panic Disorder Infographic

  • 5

    1.3 Bipolar Disorder

    • Intro to Bipolar Disorder

    • Bipolar Infographic

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    1.4 PTSD

    • Intro to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    • PTSD Infographic

  • 7

    1.5 Schizophrenia

    • Intro to Schizophrenia

    • Schizophrenia Infographic

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    1.6 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    • Intro to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Infographic

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    1.7 Module Summary

    • Module Summary

    • Mental Health Awareness Quiz Final

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    2.0 Discussing Suicide

    • Discussing suicide

    • Facts and Figures about Suicide

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    3.0 Reducing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

    • Reducing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

    • Learning Quiz

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    4.0 Coping with Mental Health Conditions

    • Coping Strategies for Dealing with Mental Health Conditions

    • Super Foods for Boosting Your Mental Health

    • Identifying Triggers and Coping Mechanisms Worksheet

    • Useful Contact Numbers for Mental Health Services

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    5.0 Course Summary

    • Well done for completing this module

  • 14

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation

Instructor(s)

Instructor

Roxanne Kerr

Roxanne is an experienced and qualified clinical certified trauma specialist with a master’s degree in counselling from Abertay University and a certificate in Trauma from Trauma Institute International. Over the last 6 years, she has successfully worked with trauma survivors including extensive work with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse and individuals with mental health illnesses such as bipolar and schizophrenia. As well as being university educated, she has extensive training in the trauma field which was delivered by reputable trauma specialists in the USA and the UK. She is also trained in Crisis Management and is member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapy and Critical Incident Stress Foundation.

Instructor

Michael Byrne

Michael is a Co-Founder of Blue Kite International Training and is an expert in lived experience of Trauma and Mental Health. Michael has a distinguished 33 year career in the corporate sector and is also the survivor of multiple catastrophic life events. Michael brings both of these experiences to provide a truly unique perspective to Blue Kite International Training. Michael is regularly in demand to provide Keynote Speeches in Conferences and Events all over the U.K. and beyond regarding Mental Health, Survival, Resilience and was recently a Keynote Speaker at The Scottish Parliament in Holyrood prior to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Michael is regularly featured in multiple news and media outlets and is also the author of Poems From A Mod: My Journey Through Trauma, Recovery and Survival and ‘Don’t Believe Your Brain!’ which was an instant Amazon Bestseller.