Depression and anxiety are the most common types of mental
illness in the UK.
People with a learning disability are much more likely to
experience mental health issues like these than the general
population. This training looks at the latest research as to why
this is and how to support someone with a learning disability to
understand these conditions.
We will take a detailed look at these common mental health
issues and most importantly, the best ways to treat them and stay
- What is depression and anxiety?
- How does it affect the mind and body?
- How can depression and anxiety affect someone with a learning
- How do we recognise depression and anxiety in others
- How to help someone with a learning disability understand
depression and anxiety
- Ways of treating depression and anxiety and how to stay
This course is aimed at anyone wanting a better understanding of
depression and anxiety and is particularly relevant to people
supporting someone with a learning disability.
About the trainer
Julie Jones is trained at post-graduate level in mental health
and trained to support people using a range of interventions
including Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution
Focused Brief Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Julie views that mental health is about the whole person, their
community and society. She looks to improve mental health and
wellbeing through relevant and thought-provoking training,
improving workplace practices and supporting people to take care of
Her training takes account of the latest and most innovative
thinking relevant to mental health and wellbeing and reflects Welsh
Government and UK policy relevant to your work setting.
Forthcoming Training dates
|Person with a learning disability
|Carer supporting someone on the day