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Schizophrenia

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Mental Health

Course overview

This course has been developed to improve the understanding of Schizophrenia, the individual’s experience of living with Schizophrenia and how to support someone who has a diagnosis. The course will also challenge the myths and stereotypes surrounding the condition.
This course is aimed at anyone working with or supporting individuals who have a diagnosis of Schizophrenia.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Small group activities, case studies, group discussions and a film: I have Paranoid Schizophrenia. 
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Government document - No Health without Mental Health
Skills for Care - The Common Core Principles to support good mental health and wellbeing in adult social care

and the following QCF unit:
Understand Mental Health Problems

Course content

What is Schizophrenia
The causes of Schizophrenia
Signs and Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Types of Schizophrenia
Treatments available
Risks associated with Schizophrenia
Practical tips of supporting an individual with Schizophrenia

Learning outcomes

Explain what is meant by the term Schizophrenia
List the causes of Schizophrenia 
Describe the signs and symptoms associated with Schizophrenia
List the different types of Schizophrenia 
Explain the different treatment options available 
List the risks associated with Schizophrenia 
Describe practical ways of supporting an individual with Schizophrenia


Duration

3 hours

Call us on 01727 733 999 or email us at info@uniquetrainingsolutions.co.uk to find out how we can help you with this course.

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