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Mental Health Awareness for the Employability and Skills Sector

Posted by Jonny Lear 4 years 3 months ago

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Mental Health Awareness for the Employability and Skills Sector: How to improve support for clients with mental health conditions.

The first in a series of four webinars, AELP in partnership with The Institute of Employability Professionals, will explain the main features of some common mental health conditions. Guidance and advice will be given to delegates on how to create a plan to adapt support and services to accommodate the needs of clients with metal health conditions.

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Event type: 
Professional development event
Attending fee: 
Registration deadline: 
Online event: 
Organised by: 
Association of employment and learning providers (AELP). Chaired by: Paul Warner, Director of Policy and Strategy, AELP. Facilitated by: Kath Wood, Remploy and Liz Sewell, Institute of Employability Professionals.
Contact details: 
web: tel: 0117 947 2097 email:
Number of delegates: 
< 100
Target group: 
Academics, students, researchers in andragogy
Adult learning networks & organisations
Policy makers
Theme addressed:
Aims and objectives: 
The first webinar out of a series of four will explain some of the main features of some common mental health conditions.
Expected (learning) outcomes: 
By the end of this webinar delegates will be able to: 1) Explain mental health in general and list the main features of the four main mental health conditions 2) Prioritise the top five actions you should take to engage with clients with mental health conditions during appointments 3) Describe the top two things to consider when offering the following employment services to clients with mental health issues; Recruitment and employer engagement, Development and In work support.
Recognition/certification of participation: 
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