Depression or anxiety affects nearly one in five UK adults. This number could be higher as many are embarrassed to come forward due to not many understanding the seriousness of anxiety and depression. This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding depression.
Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.
Understanding Depression course content
This course is split into manageable sections. These are:
Section 1: The meaning of ‘depression’
Learners will understand the difference between ‘feeling low’ and depression and the key facts about depression.
Section 2: The cause of depression
In this section learners will cover the causes and symptoms of depression and will also look at individual experiences.
Section 3: The effects of psychotic depression
In this section learners will understand what psychotic depression is, identify those that suffer from it and recognise the key factors associated with it.
Section 4: Effects on the individual, family and friends
Learners will understand how depression affects an individual’s life and their family and friends.
Section 5: How the demands of daily life
This section covers the demands of daily life when faced with depression and also introduces how to manage these pressures and demands. Section 6: Depression management and support Learners will cover the possible treatments and local resources that can help with depression and psychotic depression.
Who is the Understanding Depression course aimed at?
This training course enables students to understanding the causes and symptoms of depression. This makes the Understanding Depression course ideal for those who work closely with vulnerable individuals, including addicts, the elderly and people susceptible to mental health.
What kind of Understanding Depression courses are available?
The Skills Network offer a beginners course in Understanding Depressions that is 100% online based.
This course can be completed in 2 hours
After completing the Understanding Depression course
This course is a great addition to your CV and shows your commitment to mental health care. Whether you live with someone suffering fro depression, or you work and care for people with depression, this course will give you information needed to aid the conditions treatment.
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