Representing a Client with a Mental Illness

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Course Overview

According to statistics from MIND around 300 people out of every 1000 will experience some mental health problems every year in the UK and over 10% of these people will be diagnosed with having a mental health problem.

Yet, despite this statistic, leading campaigns, such as Time to Change show that for many their problems are worsened by the lack of understanding, stigma and discrimination that they experience from society.

Topics considered include: 

  • The main types of mental illness
  • The main treatments and medication available
  • The underpinning legislation and codes relating to mental health
  • Practical tips such as engaging with the client
    • Consideration of the question of capacity
    • Best interests
    • Duty of confidentiality and disclosure   

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar
  • This course provides one CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of the topics detailed above

What is the target audience?

  • Practitioners

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Course Curriculum

recorded webinars

  • Webinar
    01:02:50

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  • Notes
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