This full-day course is designed to support mental health awareness for people from a range of services who provide front line support and build on their experience and knowledge of working with those presenting with mental health problems in crisis.

It will introduce Mental Capacity and improve understanding of the underpinning principles and how it is assessed, including unwise decisions and our perceptions and attitudes to those who appear to have mental health problems and unwise decisions.

The session then looks at what mental health is and what is mental ill health including the biopsychosocial model. Then a number of mental health disorders and how they might present are briefly examined.

  • These training sessions are for members of staff who work in any health or care setting within Gloucestershire.
  • This training is funded and supported by the Gloucestershire Mental Health Crisis Concordat and by One Gloucestershire, and is being provided free of charge.

Dates for event:

  • 30th September 2019
  • 2nd December 2019
  • 19th December 2019

All dates to be held at:

Staverton Ambulance Station

Commerce Road

Gloucester

GL2 9QJ

For queries please contact: Bronwen Williams by e-mail bronwen.williams5@nhs.net

Please note if you have previously attended the full day Mental Health Awareness course you do not need to attend these sessions

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Mental Health Crisis Care Awareness event

    All dates 09:00 to 16:30
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