Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

This course will help delegates increase their increase awareness of the different types of mental illnesses and behavioural disorders.

Learning Outcomes

  • Background and Historical Context of Mental Illness
  • Classification of Mental Illnesses (DSM –IV)
  • Overview of the Mental Health Act (1983)
  • Identification of Common Mental Disorders
  • Management of four common disorders:

–                Depression & Anxiety

–                Schizophrenia

–                Bi-Polar Disorder

–                Paranoia

Training Methods

All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.

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