The lives of many individuals who experience mental ill-health are impacted by stereotyping and stigma.

This course explores the impact this can have on individuals, develops your understanding of the most common forms of mental health difficulty and provides information on the support available from local mental health services. The underpinning intentions of the course are to increase your confidence in working with clients with mental health difficulties.

Course objectives:

  • Understand how stigma and stereotyping impact our awareness of mental ill-health
  • Increase knowledge about common mental health conditions
  • Explore the Recovery agenda and how this might relate to clients you work with
  • Identify support available from local organisations

Course Fees:

  • Full SCVS Members - Full Day Course - £20
  • Associate SCVS Members (3rd Sector organisations) - Full Day Course - £50
  • Non SCVS Members / Individuals - Full Day Course - £150

To ensure that the payment of fees is not a barrier to attending courses, we provide some places at minimal cost to individuals receiving benefit. Please contact the Training Team if you would like to apply for a bursary.

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