This training pack is for learning disability professionals and others who wish to facilitate a course to help people with learning disabilities improve their mental health by raising awareness of mental health problems and developing personal strategies to improve or maintain their mental health. The 12-session course is designed to be run with adults who are able to express their wants and needs and who need minimal support with daily living tasks.
Key features: Based on work with The Tuesday Group who have spoken and published articles about their work in this field; wealth of mental health promotion materials, including video role plays; structured into 2 ½ hour interactive sessions.
Contents includes 12 sessions on:
· Mental health
· Staying well
· Mental health problems
· Depression and anxiety
· What happens if someone has a mental health problem
· Helping people to get better
· Serious mental health problems
· My mental health plan
Mental Health Promotion for People with Learning Disabilities is vital information for professionals in learning disability, doctors, nurses, senior carers, social workers, therapists, trainers, advocacy workers and college tutors.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 20 May 2009
Content: Mental Health Promotion for People with Learning Disabilities contains session guidelines and CD-rom containing presentations slides, three video role plays, printable handouts and 29 illustrated leaflets on different aspects of mental health promotion and information.