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Venue
Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
venue
Event Tutors
HR Workforce Development
tutors
Admin Contact
HR Workforce Development (HRWorkforceDevelopment@southglos.gov.uk)
Target Audience
CAH Staff / External Care Providers / Social Care Staff
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / General Adult Social Care
Event description
For participants from a variety of settings and backgrounds to gain a basic awareness of mental health which they can draw upon in their day-to-day work and is aimed at any managers or staff in any sector who work with adults or children and would like to know more about Mental Health. This one day course will place emphasis on the social aspects of mental health including the stigma of mental ill health and some of the equal opportunities issues within the field. The perspectives of people who experience mental health problems will be central to the day. This course is currently free to everyone.
Learning outcomes
-  Recognise the spectrum of mental health and who is affected.
-  Identify key factors that affect our mental health.
-  Consider the stigma of mental ill health, the detrimental effect this has on the individual and how we might counter stigma.
-  Consider some of the specific mental health issues linked to gender, age and ethnicity.
-  Understand more about key medical classifications of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression.
-  Clarify services that are available and consider what is helpful for people experiencing stress or mental distress.
Start Date
Friday 7 June 2019
End Date
Friday 7 June 2019
Closing Date
Thursday 6 June 2019
Times
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
18 
Cost
£0.00 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No