AELP Webinar Series

Mental Health Awareness for the Employability and Skills Sector

How to improve support for clients with mental health conditions

Date: Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - Unable to attend this date?
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am


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Chaired by: Paul Warner, Director of Policy and Strategy, AELP
Facilitated by: Kath Wood, Remploy and Liz Sewell, Institute of Employability Professionals 

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This webinar is the first in a series of four webinars in partnership with The Institute of Employability Professionals.  Kath will explain the main features of some common mental health conditions and offer advice to delegates about how to create a plan to adapt support and services to accommodate the needs of clients with mental health conditions. 
By the end of this webinar delegates will be able to:
  • Explain mental health in general and list the main features of the four main mental health conditions
  • Prioritise the top five actions you should take to engage with clients with mental health conditions during appointments
  • Describe the top two things to consider when offering the following employment services to clients with mental health issues:
    • Recruitment and employer engagement
    • Development
    • In work support
Who Should Attend
This webinar will be of interest to Employability Organisations, FE colleges, Training and Skills providers. Voluntary, public and Private. All organisations who support people into work and work with people with mental health issues.
The Package
  • Access to the live webinar and a copy of the webinar recording
  • Ability to ask the presenter questions during the Q&A session (or access to a copy of any questions raised during the live webinar if you are not able to attend on the day, or a copy of the questions and answers which were raised that we did not have time to answer on the live webinar)
  • A link to view or download a PDF of the presentation slides