Workplace Mental Health Competency
2: Common Conditions
Introductory | Mental Health Literacy
| 1 Hour
About the Course
An important part of increasing your mental health competency is being able to recognize common mental health conditions and help people to find the support they need. In Workplace Mental Health Competency 2: Common Conditions you will learn information that may be vital in helping people in your workplace who experience mental health disorders to find support in managing their symptoms. This course is an engaging part of the Workplace Mental Health Ally series and provides engaging learning based on current research and relevant articles while utilizing the most recent techniques in online learning. Completing the Workplace Mental Health Competency 2: Common Conditions course will take approximately 60-80 minutes of continuous learning time.
NOTE: We recommend completing Workplace Mental Health Competency 1 before taking any other Workplace Mental Health Ally Series courses.
Estimated Course Length: 1 Hour
Course Includes: 16 sections with components in each section (components consist of a mixed media approach with lived experience testimonials, animation explainer videos, and a knowledge game)
Companion Videos: 17 companion videos created for enhanced learning on key course topics in Mental Health Competency 2: Common Conditions; over 120 mental health literacy videos on a host of mental health topics
Downloadable PDFs: 5 downloadable PDFs expanding on relevant course topics
Target Audience: Human resources professionals and people managers
Level of Instruction: Introductory
Instructional Method: Self-paced, interactive, hybrid of audio, text, video, and learning checks
Accessibility Accommodations: Color contrast; transcripts of video components; closed captioning of audio and video components.
After completing this course, you will be able to describe and employ the following:
Describe at least three of the five common mental health conditions covered within this course. The description must include a common definition of each condition and three accompanying symptoms.
Summarize at least three practical tips that can be implemented when interacting with friends, loved ones or colleagues who may be struggling with a mental health condition.