Mental Health Care in the Community

 2015 dates
19 January, 2 February, 2 March, 16 March, 13 April, 27 April and 11 May
(7 half days, all Monday afternoons – approx. 12.00 – 16.30)

Day One – Common Mental Health Problems – Anxiety to include distress and medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)
Day Two - Common Mental Health Problems – Depression, to include long term conditions and mental health
Day Three – Psychosis
Day Four – Children and maternal mental health
Day Five – Dementia and older adult mental health
Day Six – Diversity and complexity in primary care mental health to include cultural issues in mental health; substance misuse, addictions and personality disorders
Day Seven – Leading and enabling mental health service development

Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham

Course Overview 
This module is aimed at GPs and other primary care mental health workers who have an interest in developing a specialist interest in mental health care in the community. Some prior knowledge of mental health is required before undertaking this course. There will also be pre course reading.

Credits
20 credit option only

Assessment
Protocol & logbook compreised of three case studies

Faculty
Dr Elizabeth England– GP and Clinical Lecturer, University of Birmingham

Registration
Please contact Amy Partleton for a registration form or for further information on a.partleton@bham.ac.uk/ 0121 414 2677.

Fee
£500 for all 7 days/£95 per half day

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Course fact file

Type of Course: Foundation, single honours