Mental Health & Learning Disabilities
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 may experience Mental Health issues.
for staff to be able to effectively support people who have a learning disability and are also experiencing mental health problems
- understanding of the common features of the main types of mental illness
- effects of the main types of mental illness on the individual and their quality of life
- understanding of the possible differences in the way mental illness may present in people who already have a learning disability
- practical approaches to support people during episodes of mental illness
The workshop is intersperced with exercises, video, presentaiton and discussion.