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Dual Disability: Disability and Mental Health

Identifying and responding appropriately to mental health issues can often be complex when a person also has other disabilities. Learn how mental health and other disabilities interact and acquire the skills needed to identify and support clients with a dual diagnosis.

Like any of us, people with disabilities experience mental health disorders. Yet, identifying and responding appropriately to mental health issues can often be complex when the person also has other disabilities.

How do “psychosocial” and other types of disabilities interact, and what skills do workers need to identify and support clients with a dual diagnosis?

This course explores the relationship between disability and mental health and is ideal for disability professionals and other support people seeking a better understanding of mental health.


  • Understanding mental health
  • Identifying the relationship between psychosocial and other disabilities
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Causes and risk factors
  • Integrated service options
  • Talking about mental health with clients
  • Best practices for client support
  • Links between mental health and disability sectors

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.


Evolve Events
Suite 9, 150 Hay Street
Subiaco 6008

Click here for further details regarding parking, transport and location.

Our venue is wheelchair accessible, including toilets. However, if you have any special access needs or would like any support or adaptations to make learning easier for you, please let us know.


We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend.

Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee of $35 toward catering and materials.

Click here to apply.


Standard | $285
Corporate and Government

Non-Profit/ Individuals | $185
Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals

Concession | $125
Concession Card Holders paying as individuals

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