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CPD Understanding Depression

Do you or your staff want to increase their knowledge of the mental health problem depression? Courses online like this aim to give your employees the knowledge required to understand the impact and key issues surrounding depression and anxiety – an essential skill for anyone who works with individuals who have depression and anyone who would like more information on this subject for personal reasons.


Section 1: The meaning of ‘depression’

Your employees will learn to understand the difference between ‘feeling low’ and clinical depression, alongside examining the key facts about depression.

Section 2: The causes of depression

In this section, your employees will cover the causes and symptoms of depression and will also look at individual experiences and case studies from those who have experienced the condition.

Section 3: The effects of psychotic depression

In this section, your employees will learn to understand exactly what psychotic depression is, develop the skills required to identify those suffering from it, and begin to explore ways in which to begin dealing with the condition.

Section 4: Effects on the individual, family and friends

Your employees will learn to understand how depression affects an individual’s life, as well as the lives of their family and close friends.

Section 5: How the demands of daily life can maintain depression

This section covers the demands of modern, daily life, and how they can manifest themselves in various forms of depression. Also introduced are techniques in how to competently manage these pressures and demands.

Section 6: Depression management and support

Your employees will cover the possible treatments and local resources which can help sufferers of depression and psychotic depression.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
  • Key Information

    Full Cost Price £18.00
    Course Length 4 hours
    Awarding Body CPD
    Learning Method(s)

    Online learning
    materials with
    online assessment




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