Course Duration:
ONE DAY

Dual Disability (Disability + Mental Health)

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 one-day workshop 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.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • 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
  • Where to find further information and assistance

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.

Individual bookings

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Group bookings

If you have a team/group of people that require training, feel free to book online on any upcoming public course. However, we can also provide dedicated courses just for you - at our premises or yours - from our catalogue or bespoke. Please contact us so that we can discuss your exact needs.

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