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The process of getting help from specialist mental health services on behalf of the people you support can be confusing. This course will help you to build relationships with your local mental health teams and show you how to make appropriate referrals to the right services.

Who is this course for?

For frontline staff, keyworkers and their managers who regularly work with clients who have mental health issues

What will your team learn?

Through this course, your team will:

  • Understand the recent changes to mental health provision and understand how your local mental health services are funded
  • Understand clients’ mental health needs
  • Understand the distress continuum
  • Learn how to build relationships with your local mental health teams
  • Understand when to refer a client to mental health services
  • Understand how to make an appropriate referral to the relevant service
  • Understand how to work with clients with mental health issues in a hostel/supported housing

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 your situation, 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