Mental Health Awareness for Frontline Workers

When:
22/01/2019 all-day
2019-01-22T00:00:00+00:00
2019-01-23T00:00:00+00:00
Contact:
Advice Skills Academy

Mental Health Awareness

Tuesday 13 November 2018, and delivered again on Tuesday 22 January 2019

This one day course will examine the issues faced by front line staff when they are offering a service to individuals experiencing mental distress or a mental health issue. Ideal for   advisers or reception / admin staff who are coming into contact with clients experiencing mental health issues, the session will help you to:

  • Understand the different types and levels of mental health issues
  • Be aware of the Medical Model of Psychiatry
  • Understand the key points of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Recognise some basic techniques for communicating with someone in mental distress
  • Engage more successfully with people with mental health issues
  • Understand how Mental Health Services are delivered and how to access them
  • Have access to a good practice checklist

If you need any further information then please email contact@adviceskillsacademy.org.uk