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Understanding Mental Health in Primary Care

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £280.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

This 2-day course is intended to give practitioners and introductory overview of several mental health conditions.

It will also look at cultural aspects, history taking, and enabling people to gain a deeper understanding of a wide range of conditions.

Course Content

Anxiety & Depression, signs symptoms, prevalence

Overview of eating disorders, statistics, signs and symptoms, management

Stress vulnerability and psychosis 

Schizophrenia, signs and symptoms, stigma and mental illness (public perceptions) 

History taking in mental health 

Risk assessment, rating scales

Communication skills

Pharmacology in mental health 

Historical perspectives in Mental health 

Culture race and ethnicity, sexuality in mental health 

Child and adolescent services in mental health an overview

Personality disorders, signs symptoms an overview 

Physical health and mental illness, complications life expectancy 

Health promotion and resilience in mental health 

Course Aims and Outcomes

To enhance knowledge of common mental health difficulties and their diagnosis and treatment

To enhance listening and communication skills

To introduce the concepts of positive mental health, resilience, and positive mental health promotion.

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