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Caring for People with Psychosis and Schizophrenia (FutureLearn)

May 10th 2021
Caring for People with Psychosis and Schizophrenia (FutureLearn)
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Explore the key issues related to caring for a relative with psychosis or schizophrenia, with this short, free online course. Psychosis conditions, including schizophrenia, are treatable mental health problems that can affect anyone although very few people talk about the conditions and their impact on families. Millions of people [...]
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Thinking About Care (Coursera)

Although all humans require care to develop and thrive, it is rarely the focus of academic studies. This course enriches learner’s understanding of this critical yet underappreciated facet of their lives by addressing such questions as: What is care? Who has traditionally provided it? How valued is care work? [...]
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The Challenges of Modern Caregiving (Coursera)

Care workers are occasionally lauded as “heroes” of society, but the special challenges they face are not fully understood. This course examines how the organization of care has changed in modern times and the dilemmas those developments pose to helping professionals. Among the questions it engages are: How does [...]
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The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness (Coursera)

Learn how social factors promote mental health, influence the onset and course of mental illness, and affect how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated. This course explores how our understanding of mental health and illness has been influenced by social attitudes and social developments in North America and around [...]
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Severe to Profound Intellectual Disability: Circles of Care and Education (Coursera)

This course is about caring for and educating children (and youth) with severe to profound intellectual disability. We use the idea of 'circles' to position the child at the center of the many levels of support needed. Around the child are circles of care and education - such as [...]
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Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies (Coursera)

Health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care will benefit from completing the course. Led by Drs. Nancy Hodgson and Laura Gitlin, participants will acquire foundational knowledge in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and [...]
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"Care for carers" Aider une personne âgée : un rôle à part entière. Conseils et soutien (FUN)

This course is entended for anyone engaged in a care relationship with older people in disability or dependency situations, whether formal or informal caregivers. This module is part of Care Campus, a unique partner ship of academic institutions companies cities and governemental agencies that aim to improve the quality [...]
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