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Learning Disabilities Mental Health Awareness

Course Date: 20 February 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

Course Leader: Becky Jewell and Ian White

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Price: £60.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 20

This one day workshop is aimed at those with little, or no formal training or experience in supporting people with learning disabilities who have Mental Health issues.

Objectives/Aims of Course

We cover positive ways to understand and work with people with learning disabilities who have common mental health conditions and you will gain an understanding of theory and therapeutic interventions / skills to help you at work.

Course Programme

  • Defining Mental Health Issues
  • The "Vulnerability Factor"
  • Attitudes and Myths
  • Common Mental Disorders
  • Effects and Signs
  • The Recovery Platform
  • Getting Help and Advice

Course Deliverables

This course will provide a certificate of training for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This one day workshop is aimed at those with little or no formal training or experience in supporting people with learning disabilities who have Mental Health issues.

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