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Mental Health Awareness: Signs, Symptoms & Interventions (half day)

Duration

half day

Course Overview



This half-day course provides a general introduction to understanding mental health conditions. It aims to provide an overview of the main types of mental health conditions and looks at some of the basic interventions used in working with people experiencing mental distress. It covers both common conditions such as anxiety, depression and OCD as well as more severe conditions such as bipolar disorders, personality disorder and psychosis. The course will also aim to challenge common assumptions and prejudices associated with mental health.

Learning Outcomes


This course aims to provide delegates with the skills to:
  • Describe how mental health problems are assessed, classified and diagnosed
  • Identify the signs, symptoms, causes and treatment options for the range of mental health conditions
  • Challenge common assumptions and prejudices associated with mental health

  • Methods of Delivery


    The training is delivered in a manner designed to both engage and inform delegates using a range of different learning methods including trainer presentation, power point presentation, large group discussion and small group work, quizzes and case studies along with references, further reading and resources information.
    • Course Content
    • Audience
    • Training Considerations
    • Certification
    • Related Courses

    Course Content

    • Defining mental health and mental ill health
    • Diagnosis and common causes of mental distress
    • Anxiety, depression, OCD: signs and symptoms
    • Bipolar disorders, personality disorder, psychosis: signs and symptoms
    • Treatment Options and self-help tips
    • Signposting

    Target Audience

    This is a beginner's course to understanding mental health problems. Anyone wishing or needing to gain a basic overview in this area can attend.

    Training Considerations

    Delegates should provide details of their work role, client group and previous knowledge and experience of mental health to Central Training at the booking stage.

    Certification

    The delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.

    Related Courses

    Mental Health Programme: Supporting People with Severe Mental Health Problems (2 days)
    Depression: Signs, Causes, and Support
    Bipolar Disorder: Working with the Highs and Lows
    Adult Mental Health First Aid
    Youth Mental Health First Aid
     
    Mental Health Awareness: Signs, Symptoms & Interventions (half day)
    Duration: half day

    Course overview:

    This half-day course provides a general introduction to understanding mental health conditions. It aims to provide an overview of the main types of mental health conditions and looks at some of the basic interventions used in working with people experiencing mental distress. It covers both common conditions such as anxiety, depression and OCD as well as more severe conditions such as bipolar disorders, personality disorder and psychosis. The course will also aim to challenge common assumptions and prejudices associated with mental health.

    Learning outcomes:
    This course aims to provide delegates with the skills to:
    · Describe how mental health problems are assessed, classified and diagnosed
    · Identify the signs, symptoms, causes and treatment options for the range of mental health conditions
    · Challenge common assumptions and prejudices associated with mental health



    Methods of delivery:
    The training is delivered in a manner designed to both engage and inform delegates using a range of different learning methods including trainer presentation, power point presentation, large group discussion and small group work, quizzes and case studies along with references, further reading and resources information.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    · Defining mental health and mental ill health
    · Diagnosis and common causes of mental distress
    · Anxiety, depression, OCD: signs and symptoms
    · Bipolar disorders, personality disorder, psychosis: signs and symptoms
    · Treatment Options and self-help tips
    · Signposting

    TARGET AUDIENCE
    This is a beginner's course to understanding mental health problems. Anyone wishing or needing to gain a basic overview in this area can attend.





    TRAINING CONSIDERATIONS
    Delegates should provide details of their work role, client group and previous knowledge and experience of mental health to Central Training at the booking stage.

    CERTIFICATION
    The delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.

    RELATED COURSES
    Mental Health Programme: Supporting People with Severe Mental Health Problems (2 days)
    Depression: Signs, Causes, and Support
    Bipolar Disorder: Working with the Highs and Lows
    Adult Mental Health First Aid
    Youth Mental Health First Aid

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