About Schizophrenia Awareness
This course is primarily for carers. Those that deal with others that suffer from mental illnesses, such as Schizophrenia. Candidates will identify symptoms and begin to understand the causes of this condition. They will also learn to support those living with it.
How long will this course take?
This course is 2 hours long.
Who needs this training?
This course is aimed to suit a broad range of care sector staff.
What are the main points covered?
The course covers the notion of schizophrenia, how it affects people differently and its causes, as well as different treatments available.
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.
Schizophrenia Awareness Course Outline
- Introduction to Schizophrenia.
- Symptoms and diagnosis.
- Causes of Schizophrenia.
- Types of Schizophrenia and their characteristics.
- Treatment methods.
- Consequent risks.
Schizophrenia Awareness FAQs
What is Mental Health?
Mental health problems can affect anyone, at any time. Mental health refers to the condition of a person with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. Poor mental health impacts lifestyle and efficiency in the workplace.
What is Schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia is a very severe long-term mental health condition. It has been described by doctors as “psychosis” and affects people in a way that they are unable to distinguish their thoughts and ideas from reality.
What are the main symptoms of Schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia’s main symptoms are hallucinations and delusions, disorganized thinking (which can be noticed through their speech) and so-called “negative” symptoms (such as lack of emotion, enthusiasm and interest).
Is there a cure for Schizophrenia?
Although there is no cure for schizophrenia, there are treatments available as well as there is lots of mental support available for this condition.