Able-Minded - Mental Health and People with Intellectual Disability (edX)

Able-Minded - Mental Health and People with Intellectual Disability (edX)
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Able-Minded - Mental Health and People with Intellectual Disability (edX)
Gain an understanding of mental health issues and ethical decision-making for people with intellectual disability. This health course will focus on the mental health issues of people with intellectual disability. You will learn about the complexities of diagnosing mental health issues in people with intellectual disabilities and the types of disorders, assessments, screenings, and treatments used. There will also be a special focus on the legal and ethical complexities in health practice with patients who often require substituted consent.

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This course is open to anyone, but will be of particular relevance to those in the field of advanced medical, allied health, and disability. It can also be used as workforce education for professionals who are interested in mental health.




This course is part of the Intellectual Disability Healthcare XSeries program.


What you'll learn:

- mental health issues and disorders

- mental health assessments and screenings

- challenging behaviors

- treatments

- legal and ethical issues


Syllabus


Mental health and disorders

1.0 Mental health disorders

1.1 Psychosis

1.2 Anxiety disorders

1.3 Depression

1.4 Bipolar disorder

2.0 Case study


Assessment and screening

3.0 Screening and assessing mental health

3.1 Seeking help

3.2 Understanding assessment – children

3.3 Screening and assessment of mental illness in people with intellectual disability

4.0 Case study


Challenged or challenging?

5.0 Assessment and management of challenging behaviour

5.1 Identifying challenging behaviour

5.2 Emotion

5.3 Behaviour and children

5.4 Distress

6.0 Case study


What management and when?

7.0 Treatment of mental health issues

7.1 Treatment guidelines

7.2 Teamwork

7.3 H.E.L.P.

7.4 Management

7.5 Psychotropic medications

8.0 Mental health and well-being

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Collaborative well-being

8.3 Across sectors

8.4 Transitions


Patient rights and ethical dilemmas

9.0 Patient rights

9.1 Value

9.2 Equity

9.3 Meaning

9.4 End of Life

10.0 Case study – an ethical dilemma


Final

11.0 Mental wellness

12.0 Evaluation



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88.00 EUR

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