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Increase Your Knowledge Of Mental Health Issues

Part Time

Course Overview

On this 3 week course you will explore the main mental health issues which affect people today - Anxiety, depression and Stress.  You will learn how these issues present physically, emotionally, impact cognition and resulting behaviour.  

This course is a great insight into how to identify these conditions and how to offer specific support and is aimed at people who wish to support others in their work or personal life.

Course Content

During this course you will explore:

  1. Stress - how this affects a person physically, cognitively, emotionally and behaviorally.  Explore a model and use this to identify the level of stress from manageable to toxic stress.
  2. Anxiety - You will learn the difference between fear and anxiety, catastrophising and "what if" thinking and how to support someone who is experiencing anxiety
  3. Depression - Identify the difference between low mood and depression.  Identify some main causes of depression. Be able to offer support and guidance on how to cope with depression and when to seek additional support.

Entry Requirement

To enrol on this course you will:
  • Be able to cope with course content*
  • Be able to benefit from self-development
  • Have emotional stability*

*This course is appropriate for people with mild to moderate mental health issues

Where does this course lead to

Review our other wellbeing courses specifically Developing your listening skills and how journaling can enhance your wellbeing.  Also consider the CPCAB Counselling Skills level 2 certificate course.


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Course Outline

Course Code: PEBC010
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 3 Weeks
Start Date: 10/05/2023
Day & Time: Wed 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Tuition Fees: £100.00
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