This course will enable service providers to develop their understanding of the distribution and impact of mental illness at a global, national, and local as well as an individual level.
It will explore the occurrence of mental illness in relation to social and environmental factors, and examine the relationship between mental and physical health.
This course links knowledge of condition distribution and risk factors with approaches to problem assessment, and maintains a practice- and service-user-informed approach which strengthens participants’ abilities to contribute to the development and direction of service provision.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for those involved in delivering mental health services as clinicians, practitioners, managers, researchers and project workers.
The sessions run on Thursday afternoons from 1-5pm
This course is designed to enhance the abilities of health and social care professionals to critically evaluate approaches to mental health assessment.
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.