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Understanding Psychosis

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Health In Mind

40 Shandwick Place

Edinburgh

EH2 4RT

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This one-day course will benefit anyone who has a professional or personal interest in psychosis.

One recent participant wrote saying, “The training course was highly interesting, educational, and full of lived in, and lived through, experience and knowledge. If you see Alan, please thank him for his presentation, and the way he allowed the course to flow.”

Aims of the course

The course aims to develop an understanding about psychosis, what it is and a range of interventions and treatments.


Objectives of the course

Participants will learn about:

- What psychosis is

- The types of psychosis and diagnosis

- Symptoms, hallucinations, delusions and behaviours

- Perceptions, thinking and emotions

- Treatment, therapy and medications

- Mental health services

- Living with the condition.

Trainers

Robert McCabe is a retired NHS Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, who worked in both Glasgow and Edinburgh. He currently volunteers with Health in Mind as a director with the charity as well as being a volunteer trainer.

Alan Burnett is our Learning & Development Assistant at Health in Mind. He has over 30 years' lived experience of psychosis.

Terms and conditions

This course is in our Shandwick Place training room, which is not accessible for those with physical disabilities. Please contact us if this affects you and we will relocate the course immediately. The course includes teas, coffee and biscuits but does not include lunch as there are lots of lunch outlet choices just beside us.

Training booking on Eventbrite is best paid by credit or debit card using Visa, Mastercard or American Express. In exceptional circumstances, credit facilities may be available. Please contact the organiser to discuss your request at training@health-in-mind.org.uk or 0131 225 8508.

If you need to cancel your booking and give more than two weeks’ notice, we will refund your payment in full. If you cancel with less than two weeks’ notice, we will refund 50% of your fee.

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