Occupational Mental Health

Location
Centre for Professional Development – B1 on the Edgbaston Campus map
Category
Medical and Dental Sciences
Dates
Wednesday 15th (09:00) - Friday 17th November 2017 (17:00)
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Contact

Centre for Professional Development office
Email: med-cpdbookings@contacts.bham.ac.uk 
Tel: 0121 414 3281

Course Overview

This course covers many important emerging psychological issues in the workplace, ranging from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse and Depression, through to Stress and Personality Disorders.

The course will include lectures by practitioners with experience in assessing cases of psychological and mental health problems. There will be a demonstration of instruments and tools relevant to psychometric assessment and evaluation of worker well-being, as well as in-class assessments of “workers” presenting with psychological symptoms.

Learning Objectives

Topics covered throughout the course include:

• Background and overview - what is 'mental health' and how does it affect us in the workplace? 
• Legislation and regulations 
• Exposure - psychosocial hazards and other contributing factors 
• Acute and long-term effects of mental health issues 
• Management of workers - surveillance, assessment and guidance

Who is this course for?

This short course is aimed at training occupational health practitioners who want to understand more about the assessment and management of workers with a range of mental health problems and psychological issues.

Course Details

Duration

3 days

Location

Centre for Professional Development, University of Birmingham

Fees

£625

Is this course accredited? 

This course has received Faculty CPD Approval. Full attendance on the course will be awarded 18 CPD points.

Entry Requirements

The programme is suitable for occupational health practitioners. 

How to apply 

Register online via the university online shop
For more information about this course please contact the Centre for Professional Development office
Email: med-cpdbookings@contacts.bham.ac.uk 
Tel: 0121 414 3281