About Depression Awareness Course
This course is ideal for those caring for someone with depression. It helps gain knowledge of how depression starts and how it affects people on a day to day basis. Training covers how to identify triggers of depression and the risks that come with getting medical treatment for it. Candidates will also learn about current methods to deal with depression.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 2 hours to be completed.
Who needs this training?
This course is ideal for those working within the care industry or even individuals caring for someone that suffers from depression.
What are the main points covered?
Understanding the difference between grief, sadness and depression. Identifying factors known to trigger depression. Understanding how the illness develops. Understanding the risks and benefits involved with medical treatment. Learning about current methods to deal with depression.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Depression Awareness Course Outline
- Understanding the difference between grief, sadness and depression.
- Identifying factors known to trigger depression.
- How the illness develops.
- Knowledge of the risks and benefits involved with medical treatment.
- The beneficial effects psychological therapies can have on mental health.
- Learning about current methods to deal with depression.
What is depression?
Clinical depression affects how a person thinks, feels and behaves. It is a persistent feeling, that often interferes with a person’s ability to experience or anticipate pleasure.
How can I help someone with depression?
The course is key in understanding how you can help someone that suffers from this condition. It not only helps you understand how someone can develop this mental illness, but it will also help you understand how it can be triggered and what current methods to deal with this condition are.
Are there different types of depression?
There are several different types of depression, and they are usually triggered by different things or moments in life.
I’m caring for someone with depression, can I take this course?
This course is beneficial for health professionals that deal with people that suffer from depression but it is also suitable for those caring for someone with depression.