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Mental health issues and their impact on families

This practical programme provides an overview of common mental health issues and their impact on families. It support the skills and knowledge needed to be able to go out and work effectively with individuals and families with multiple and complex needs. It is practical and “hands on” with a focus on skills and strategy development, backed up by an understanding of why approaches work. It produces more confident and competent practitioners who are ready to deliver positive and effective support to individuals and families.

It is suitable for front line staff working on the Early Help/Troubled families agenda as well as school staff, children services, those in early years settings, the VCS, Housing and Health.

Learning Outcomes

  • Have a broad overview of common mental health issues
  • Gain an understanding of the impact of poor mental health on families 
  • Understand the impact of poor mental health on engaging with professionals and services 
  • Have an understanding of the impact of inequalities, including the oppression and discrimination, on all family members 
  • Gain an understanding of the ways in which parental mental illness may affect parenting capacity

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