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

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

Training pack

 A training pack

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 the 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 how to promote mental health and well-being.

£65.00

Description

Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities training resource and accompanying guide 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 how to promote mental health and well-being.

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 who are new to
either mental health or intellectual disability, as well as students undertaking relevant courses.

Through videos and exercises, the materials give voice to the experiences and insights of people with intellectual disabilities who experience mental health issues. The resource includes slides and other online materials 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.

Audience

Care and support staff who work with adults with intellectual disabilities, and mental health and social care professionals who support adults with intellectual disabilities from time to time.

Details

ISBN: 978-1-912755-41-7

Publishing Date: January 2020

Contents:

  • Section 1: What is mental health?
  • Section 2: What is mental illness?
  • Section 3: Mental health assessment for people with an intellectual disability.
  • Section 4: Interventions and treatments.
  • Section 5: Mental health promotion and the views of people with an intellectual disability.

Authors

Ruwani Ampegama qualified as a learning disability nurse in 1993 and joined the Estia Centre in May 2017 as the senior training officer.

Karina Marshall-Tate was until recently Head of Education and Training at the Estia Centre.

Dr Eddie Chaplin is Professor of Mental Health in Neurodevelopmental Disorders at London South Bank University. He has extensive clinical experience managing and working in a range of local and national mental health services for people with learning disabilities and autism. Eddie is Editor for the Advances in Autism and Secretary of the European Association of Mental Health in Intellectual Disability.

Steve Hardy held a training post at the Estia Centre for many years and is now Practice Development Nurse for the Adult Learning Disability Service at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.

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