Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities training resource and accompanying guide has been developed for a range of care and support staff who work with adults with intellectual disabilities and provides a full day’s training. It aims to provide learners with an understanding of the mental health needs of this population and to promote mental health and wellbeing.
Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities will also be of value to clinicians and support professionals relatively new to either mental health or learning disability, as well as students undertaking relevant courses.
Through video clips and exercises, the materials give voice to the experiences and insights of people with learning disabilities who experience mental health issues. The resource includes slides and other online resources as well as guided self-learning. A copy of the accompanying guide ‘An Introduction to Supporting the Mental Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities’ is included.