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:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Certificate in Common Health Conditions
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance