Mental Health
Dealing with Psychosis

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Aims:

To learn about the nature of psychosis.

Objectives:

  • Understand the signs and symptoms of psychosis
  • Develop effective verbal skills to appropriately respond to situations
  • Be aware of the common causes of psychosis
  • Sharing good practice at work

Target Audience:

This course will benefit anyone who may have to deal with, or support sufferers from psychosis. In addition it will develop participants awareness of mental health issues related to the condition.

Course Content:

  • Signs and symptoms of psychosis
  • Assessment of psychotic states
  • Treatments available
  • Role of insight in psychosis
  • Medication
  • Legislation
  • Case study 1
  • Responding to psychosis
  • Understanding causes of psychosis
  • Support available
  • Summary
  • Evaluations and endings

Commentary:

The course examines the condition of psychosis. It enables participants to understand particular key features, including insight and delusional thinking. The use of case studies enables participants to discuss current issues that are relevant. As well as examining the correct communication methods to use when supporting/responding to someone in a psychotic state.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.