Mental Health and Learning Disability (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
Course Code
Course Types
Training Event

This course is aimed at staff who work with adults with learning disabilities who want to develop their knowledge of how to support positive mental health with this group of people. The course is relevant to staff from both provider and assessment services.




Start Date
Friday 1 May 2020
End Date
Friday 1 May 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to

  • define the relationship between Mental Health and Learning Disability.

  • explain the main characteristics of Mental Health conditions and Learning Disabilities, their causes and influences, myths and stigmas.

  • explain the social, emotional and psychological impact of living with the conditions on the service user, families and friends.

  • describe the duties in the Care Act for providing information and advice as well as the wellbeing element.

  •  describe the types of support evindence shows can be helpful when working with people with a learning disability as well as a Mental Health condition.



Additional information
Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Health
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70, Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove
Event Trainers
Norman Mark Training
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