Depression

Course Outline

DEPRESSION has a devastating effect not just on the people suffering from it, but also on their families friends and work colleagues. The cost to the NHS and to industry of inadequate treatment is enormous. Effective treatments do exist, both with and without drugs. This is one of a programme of two seminars designed to focus on either Assessment or Management of Depression. It is necessary for you to have attended the one on Assessment for you to benefit from this one on Management. The emphasis is on non-drug treatments

Who is the course aimed at?

Nurses, Doctors, Health visitors, Occupational health staff, Counsellors and other health and social care professionals. This practical programme is designed for anyone working in a health or social care role in the community who works with people with depressive illnesses.

Not suitable for Mental Health specialists.

How long is the course?

1 day

What will you learn?

-Develop a structured approach to managing depression

-Increase your awareness of Non Drug approaches

-Improve existing knowledge of anti-depressant therapy

-Explore ways in which you may play a role in monitoring/managing patients or clients with depression.

Testimonials

‘A very informative and interesting course’ (Nurse, London)

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