Mental Health &
A one day course on Dual Diagnosis
Dual Diagnosis is a term that is used in many different areas, however in the field we work in we are specifically discussing people who have a Learning Disability and who may experience Mental Health issues.
For staff to be able to effectively support people who have a learning disability and who are also experiencing mental health problems
- to understand the common features of the main types of mental illness
- to understand effects of the main types of mental illness on the individual and their quality of life
- to understand the possible differences in the way mental illness may present in people who already have a learning disability
- to learn practical approaches to support people during episodes of mental illness
This workshop is interspersed with exercises, video, presentation and discussion.