Mental health and homelessness

Thursday, 7 November 2019
London

Mental health issues and homelessness are closely linked, you may reguarly support vulnerable individuals experiencing a range of mental health issues. This practical course will give you the skills needed to support individuals experiencing mental health issues.

At a glance

Course type: Knowledge
Who should attend? Front line support workers, Managers

Click here for full course details or to book an in-house session for you and your colleagues

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for new frontline staff or experienced professionals who want to update their skills

What will you learn?​

On completion of this course you will:

  • Understand different definitions and models of mental illness and disorder
  • Understand the risk factors involved in poor mental health including past trauma and homelessness
  • Better recognise the signs and symptoms of the major mental health problems
  • Recognise the ways in which mental health services are structured and potential routes into them
  • Be aware of services, treatments and other sources of help that may be available in their locality
  • Be aware of good practice in supporting and communicating with people experiencing mental health problems
  • Be aware of the main legal issues affecting those who are homeless and suffering from mental illness

Venue

Homeless Link, Minories House, 2-5 Minories, London, EC3N 1BJ

Cost

Member - £115

Associate member - £130

Non-member - £160

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