Mental Health Awareness

This course aims to increase delegates' understanding of mental health issues and conditions. It also aims to increase confidence, skills and sensitivity when working with people with mental health issues. 

Course available:in-house only (on a date and location of your choice)
Duration: 1 day

Course contains

  • Theories of mental health 
  • Myths and stereotypes relating to mental health
  • Mental health issues and diagnostic categories
  • The main symptoms associated with mental illness
  • Defining anxiety and related disorders
  • Mental health interventions
  • How mental health services are organised and delivered
  • The key principle of the Recovery model

Suitable for

Front-line professionals with some experience of working directly with people who have mental health issues and illness. Also managers who supervise front-line staff or have a specialist development role in mental health services.

CPD hours 5