NACCOM/EASL Introduction to Mental Health one day course (London)

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An Introduction to Mental Health for those working with refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants

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When: Wednesday 20th November (one day course)

Time: 9:45 for a 10am start - 5pm

Where: Praxis Community Projects, Pott Street, London, E2 0EF

Tickets: £20 per person for staff and volunteers from NACCOM member projects, and £40 per person for non-members.

What's on offer: Organised by NACCOM in partnership EASL (Enabling Assessment Service London), the Introduction to Mental Health one-day course will be delivered by two experienced social workers with recent experience of working for the NHS and social services in mental health and homelessness teams. Delivery will be a mixture of presentations, group work and group discussion using case studies to facilitate learning and development of practical skills.

Goals:

Gain confidence in supporting people experiencing mental distress.

Recognise and understand common ways people present in mental health crisis.

Know how, when and where to refer for additional support.

Share skills and knowledge to improve practice.

Course outline:

Common mental health conditions and how asylum seekers and people with no recourse to public funds (NRPF) can be affected.

Practical skills and tips for supporting people in mental health crisis, managing risk.

Available support from NHS, social services, third sector agencies.

Accessing statutory services for people with NRPF, including legal interventions under the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended 2007, and Care Act 2014.

About EASL:

Enabling Assessment Service London (EASL) is a mental health team supporting homeless people across London and the agencies that work with them. The EASL team carry out expert multi-disciplinary mental health assessments in a way that reflects the situation of homeless people in London. We also deliver training and support so our partners can do more to address the mental health issues of their service users. We are driven by our commitment to better understand and assess each individual’s particular issues and circumstances, in order to work collaboratively towards identifying the most appropriate path for them. We also hope to promote this approach among our partners. Our clients include the GLA, St. Mungo’s, Thames Reach, the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, the City of Westminster, Look Ahead and Pathway. EASL is a non-profit making Community Interest Company, No. 07788429.

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