Occupational Mental Health
- Centre for Professional Development – B1 on the Edgbaston Campus map
- Medical and Dental Sciences
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.
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.
Centre for Professional Development, University of Birmingham
Is this course accredited?
This course has received Faculty CPD Approval. Full attendance on the course will be awarded 18 CPD points.
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
Tel: 0121 414 3281