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Mental health issues and homelessness are closely linked, you may regularly 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.

Who is this course for?

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

What will your team learn?​

Through this course, your team will:

  • Gain insight into different definitions and models of mental illness and disorder
  • Understand the risk factors associated with poor mental health, including past trauma and homelessness
  • Improve your ability to identify signs and symptoms of major mental health problems
  • Recognise the structure of mental health services and potential pathways to access them
  • Familiarise yourself with local services, treatments, and support options
  • Learn best practices for supporting and communicating with individuals experiencing mental health problems
  • Understand key legal issues affecting people experiencing homelessness with mental illness

How will it be delivered?

This one-day course can be booked for a team of up to 16 for in-person training or up to 20 for online training.

If you need something different, we can tailor the course delivery to suit you, with some potential adjustments in cost.

How much will it cost?

Non-members: £1,400

Members: £990

Please note, if you're opting for in-person training, the expenses of the trainer (e.g. travel to your location) will be added to your invoice.

We are a social enterprise so choosing training with us not only equips your team with vital skills but also fuels impactful research and campaigns, so every purchase goes back into ending homelessness.

Ready to take the next step?

To book or if you'd like to find out more:
Email: training@homelesslink.org.uk
​Call: James at 07375 042 815 or Hannah at 07939 967 209

Email the training team