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Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

60 Pages, 10.25 x 12

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $88.00 (US $88.00) (CA $119.00)

Publication Date: March 2020

ISBN 9781912755417

Rights: US & CA

Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd (Mar 2020)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: March 2020
 

Overview

Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Well-being for Staff Supporting Adults with Intellectual Disabilities is a training and self study resource which has been developed for a range of care and support staff who work with adults with intellectual disabilities and provides a full day's training. It aims to provide learners with an understanding of the mental health needs of this population and to promote mental health and wellbeing. The materials will also be of value to clinicians and support professionals relatively new to either mental health or intellectual disability, as well as students undertaking relevant courses. Through video clips and exercises, the materials give voice to the experiences and insights of people with intellectual disabilities who experience mental health issues. The resource includes slides and other online resources, guided self-learning and a separate Pavilion reader 'An Introduction to Supporting the Mental Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities' in digital format. Published in association with The Estia Centre, London South Bank University and Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Author Biography

Ruwani Ampegama qualified as a learning disability nurse in 1993 and joined the Estia Centre in May 2017 as the senior training officer. Eddie Chaplin is Professor of Mental Health in Neurodevelopmental Disorders at London South Bank University and has contributed to the work of the Estia Centre for many years. Steve Hardy held a training post at the Estia Centre for many years and is now Practice Development Nurse for the Adult Learning Disability Service at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. Karina Marshall-Tate was until recently Head of Education and Training at the Estia Centre.