It is well known that people with learning disabilities are more vulnerable to mental health problems and psychiatric illnesses than the general population.

Following the course, attendees will better understand the causes of mental distress and understand the treatment available for people with learning disabilities. This Introduction to Learning Disability course provides a greater knowledge resource to meet the needs of and assist the development of service users with learning disabilities.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Learning disabilities – causes and definitions
  • Dual diagnosis (Mental Health)
  • Treatment
  • Helping people make choices
  • Helping people with community presence
  • Helping people with competencies
  • Helping people grow in relationships
  • Helping people achieve a valued social role

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Level: 2

Max attendees: 15

Course length: ½ – 1 day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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