Eddie Chaplin, Karina Marshall-Tate, Ruwani Trabelsi, Steve Hardy

Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Training pack

 A training and self-study resource

In association with The Estia Centre, London South Bank University and Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities training resource and accompanying reader 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.

£65.00

Description

Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities training resource and accompanying reader 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, guided self-learning and a separate reader ‘An Introduction to Supporting the Mental Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities’. This is provided in digital format but can be purchased separately in print format.

You may also be interested in Supporting the Physical Health Needs of People with Learning Disabilities

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Details

ISBN: 978-1-912755-41-7

Publishing Date: August 2019

Contents:

• What is mental health and mental wellbeing?
• Vulnerability factors and determinates of health
• Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities
• Assessment of mental health problems in people with learning disabilities
• Mental Health legislation and frameworks
• Professional roles and services
• Interventions for mental health
• What staff can do to support someone with a learning disability and a mental illness

Authors

Karina Marshall-Tate and Ruwani Trabelsi

with Eddie Chaplin and Steve Hardy

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