Mental health and homelessness

Thursday, 5 December 2019
Manchester | Earlybird discount available

One day course to help you develop the skills you need to support vulnerable clients 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

Mental health problems and homelessness are closely linked. Working in the homelessness sector you will provide regular support to vulnerable people with a range of mental health needs. This practical course will give you the skills needed to support clients experiencing mental health issues.

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

St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester, M12 6FZ

Cost

Member - £115

Associate member - £130

Non-member - £160

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Talk To Us

Lana Newby

Events officer

Lana co-ordinates our range of scheduled training and events.

Telephone: 020 7840 4497
Email: lana.newby@homelesslink.org.uk