Everyone who delivers coaching in clubs, community sport and physical activity – such as coaches, activators, sports administrators, front of house staff or volunteers – will benefit.
What will I learn?
In this course you will enjoy a variety of learning activities, quizzes, case studies and videos that will help you better understand mental health, the misconceptions and how to recognise the red flags
appreciate the impact and importance of sport and physical activity on mental health
recognise the barriers to participating in physical activity, and put in place practical ways you can adapt your sessions to overcome them
understand and connect with people helping to provide an inclusive, person-centred experience
communicate effectively and offer appropriate guidance
be confident about opening and holding a conversation about mental health with someone you coach
make your club or organisation more inclusive, and better prepared to be able to support people experiencing mental health problems
How long does it take?
This course is self-paced and lasts approximately 2-3 hours, but there is nothing to stop you leaving and finishing at your convenience. You can break up your learning and take time out in between completing modules. You will be able to access it whenever you want, at a time that fits in with your lifestyle.
The course has been awarded 3 Developmental CPD points by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).