Introduction to Mental Health Issues

A 1-day workshop which provides an overview of the Mental Health Act, the use of the DSM IV and explores general Mental Health Issues.

Introduction to Mental Health Issues

Next date

TBA

Duration

1 day

Inclusive cost

£105.00

Is this workshop for you?

A 1-day workshop which provides an overview of the Mental Health Act, the use of the DSM IV and explores general Mental Health Issues.


Workshop content

The Mental Health Act

  • Why it was created and who does it serve

Who’s Mental Health Issues?

  • Who and how are individuals affected?

The DSM IV

  • The Range of Mental Disorders and how these are categorised.
  • Mental Disorders, Mental Disturbance and Mental Distress and how do you tell the difference?

How are Mental Health Issues and Disorders Managed and By Whom?

  • The NHS; Professional Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Diagnosis; a negative or positive tool?
  • Treatment and Drugs and their effect.
  • Other Mental Health Organisations and their role.

Experiencing a Mental Disorder

  • What does it feel like to have a mental disorder?
  • What does it feel like to work with a client with a mental disorder?

 


Cost

£ 105.00

Payment

£50 for existing LC&CTA students.


We welcome all enquiries

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