Every opportunity is explored to support and improve learner and employee well-being and mental health. A companywide mental health first aid programme has been rolled out that all employees are expected to attend. Mental Health Champions exist within the organisation and employees are encouraged to seek them for confidential support. As well as safeguarding learners, our Pastoral Service will support learner well-being and mental health by offering 1-to-1 confidential support sessions, a structured communication schedule of bite size well-being reminders and a robust referral service.
VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES
Interactive Virtual Reality experiences puts our learners at the centre of the action, providing a unique and memorable experience that traditional training videos cannot match. Virtual realities are designed for our interaction for very specific reasons to create experiences not otherwise possible.
Virtual reality will allow us to create any environment for simulated interactions and at Embark Learning we are using top of the range equipment to bring you the best, possible experience. Virtual reality allows learners to gain knowledge, whilst building experience by ‘learning through practice’ without inconvenience. It also gives learners the ability to revisit scenarios at their own pace.
The 360 videos in addition helps learners gain a new perspective, it provides a unique way of empathising with service users and understand what it feels like for them in everyday life. It encourages learners to reflect on their practice when out in the field and offers a new insight that cannot be achieved without Virtual Reality.
See our online courses below:
Please note that all prices shown here exclude VAT.
The course duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions.
CPD Units: 2
ADHD is a chronic condition that creates a range of persistent symptoms such as difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behaviour. The course covers the definitions of ADHD, the different types of ADHD and how to recognise some key signs and symptoms. It'll also talk about how ADHD is diagnosed and treated, and offer some useful information about how to live with ADHD.
This course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it effects a child’s daily life. It will touch on what factors contribute towards a child developing autism as well as some of the typical behaviours associated with it and how you can provide effective support for those with the condition. It also discusses what happens during the diagnosis process, some of the intervention methods that can help manage the condition and suggests some simple adaptations you can make to improve a child with autism’s day to day life.
This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be living with dementia.
When people have good mental health, they are more likely to fulfil their potential. That means they enjoy work and cope easily with work situations. They have a happy family life and good social relationships. This course covers the steps that organisations should consider when developing and implementing a comprehensive workplace Mental Health Policy.
This course will introduce the concept of emotional intelligence and look at how you can use it in effective and meaningful ways. It will examine the difference between emotional intelligence and IQ and dispel some of the myths surrounding emotional intelligence. It contains a section on the advantages and disadvantages of using emotional intelligence and considers the biological purpose for emotions and how best to manage them.
This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.
Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to notice and support individuals who may be experiencing mental health issues or exhibiting the signs of substance use in a work environment. They are also taught how to connect those people with appropriate help from fellow employees, community resources or healthcare professionals.
Stress is a real problem for both organisations and their employees. It accounts for a significant proportion of work related illness each year. Being aware of the signs of stress, some of the triggers and how to manage them can make a real difference to your wellbeing and that of people around you. This course will cover an introduction to stress and why it's a problem, some of the causes of stress and some ways to minimise the risk of stress.