Depression - Understanding It, Managing It

Depression – Understanding It, Managing It

Depression costs the struggling British economy a huge £8.6 billion a year due to lost working hours, inefficiency and long term unemployment. Depression is not just a general feeling of being down. It is the most common mental health disorder in Britain, affecting 1 in 5 people. With most people spending a third of their time at work, it’s vital for employers to have positive attitudes towards mental health.

This short course in depression management covers:

  • what depression is
  •  the myths surrounding depression
  • different types of depression
  • ways to cope
  • treatment options available
  • the impact in the workplace
  • creating supportive working relationships
  • working with vulnerable people

The course is aimed at individuals as well as People Managers who need to understand and manage depression.

This course is brought to you by tutors who are qualified counsellors, members of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, with 25 years of experience of helping people with a range of issues including stress, depression and anxiety.

How long does the course last?
 7 – 10 hours.

Is there any tutor support available during the course?
Yes, e-mail support is provided by a qualified counsellor.

What will I have to do to complete the course?
To complete the course you’ll need to submit 4 tutor-marked assignments.

Is there a time limit to complete the course?
You should aim to complete the course within 3 months.

Will I receive a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, if you complete the course we’ll send you an e-certificate. Hard copy certificates are available on request.

Will I receive any reference notes?
Yes, if you complete the course we’ll send you a PDF version of the topics covered for future reference.

How much does the course cost?
£100 special offer

Is there any financial help to pay for the course?
Yes, funding is currently available from Skills Development Scotland to help pay for this course, subject to T&C’s. Click here to find out more.


For more information about this course please make an enquiry using the form opposite.

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