This comprehensive training pack provides all the materials necessary to run 18 modules on different issues of mental health in learning disabilities. The pack aims to help staff acquire the skills and knowledge they need to effectively meet the mental health needs of people with learning disabilities. Key features: Written by a wide range of experts in the field; a rich source of training material; clear structure and ease of use; supported by high quality video drama vignettes About the resource People with learning disabilities often experience mental health problems that are overlooked, leaving them even more vulnerable to social exclusion and poor quality lives. This vital resource, put together by many leading experts in the field, provides a wealth of training resources to help staff properly address the mental health needs of people with learning disabilities. It introduces those who support people with learning disabilities to a range of important areas of knowledge and practice, from understanding mental health and psychiatric disorders, assessment of mental health problems, challenging behaviour, epilepsy and autism, to different types of interventions, legal and ethical issues, service factors, cultural diversity and offending behaviour. Each module provides all the material needed to run a short training session within the context of a staff meeting or training event. Contents include: Mental health needs Psychosis Mood and anxiety disorders Eating problems and disorders Substance misuse Personality disorders Assessment Biological interventions Psychological interventions Social interventions Recovery and mental health promotion Policy and services Neuro-psychiatric issues (including epilepsy) Staff stress and training Consent to treatment Mental Health Act Risk assessment and management Challenging behaviour Autism spectrum conditions Working with families Children Older adults Offenders Diversity Syndromes and behavioural phenotypes Service user perspective This pack contains: CD-rom containing trainer's notes, PowerPoint slides, handouts, evaluation forms, seven video drama vignettes; ringbinder with colour laminated dividers. Vital information for: Everyone involved in working with and supporting people with learning disabilities in all service settings, including community and inpatient services, mainstream and specialist services. The modules can be run by trainers and professionals such as nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and therapists.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd
Number of pages: 874
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