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Mental Health Assessment Online Training Module

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Mental Health Assessment online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Mental Health Assessment online training module:


1. Introduction to Mental Health Assessment
• Overview of mental health assessment and its importance in healthcare
• Understanding the role of healthcare workers in conducting mental health assessments

2. Mental Health Disorders
• Introduction to common mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, etc.
• Signs and symptoms of different mental health disorders
• Understanding the impact of mental health disorders on individuals and society

3. Assessment Tools and Techniques
• Overview of various assessment tools and techniques used in mental health assessment
• Understanding the purpose and application of different assessment tools
• Practical skills for conducting mental health assessments, including interviewing techniques, observation, and assessment of risk

4. Cultural Considerations
• Recognizing and addressing cultural factors that may influence mental health assessment
• Understanding the importance of cultural competence in providing effective mental health care

5. Legal and Ethical Considerations
• Overview of legal and ethical considerations related to mental health assessment
• Understanding confidentiality, informed consent, and duty of care in mental health assessments

6. Documentation and Reporting
• Importance of accurate and comprehensive documentation in mental health assessments
• Understanding the requirements for reporting and sharing assessment findings with other healthcare professionals


7. Collaborative Approach
• Importance of a multidisciplinary approach in mental health assessment and care
• Understanding the role of healthcare workers in collaborating with other professionals, such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, etc.

8. Self-care and Support
• Recognizing the impact of mental health assessment on healthcare workers' well-being
• Strategies for self-care and accessing support when dealing with challenging mental health assessments.



The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the importance of mental health assessment in healthcare and the role of healthcare workers in conducting assessments.
2. Identify and recognize common mental health disorders and their signs and symptoms.
3. Apply appropriate assessment tools and techniques for conducting mental health assessments.
4. Demonstrate effective communication and interviewing skills when conducting mental health assessments.
5. Recognize and address cultural factors that may influence mental health assessment.
6. Understand the legal and ethical considerations related to mental health assessment, including confidentiality, informed consent, and duty of care.
7. Document and report mental health assessment findings accurately and comprehensively.
8. Collaborate effectively with other healthcare professionals in the multidisciplinary approach to mental health assessment and care.
9. Recognize the impact of mental health assessment on the well-being of healthcare workers and implement strategies for self-care and accessing support.
10. Demonstrate knowledge of resources and support services available for individuals with mental health needs.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Mental Health Assessment online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.