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Mental Illness

Course Number:
NEC101

Availability: In stock

Mental Illness
Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • How to Effectively Work With Mentally Ill Clients
  • Understand the Possible Causes of Mental Illness
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$19.99
$19.99

Details

Course Description

This introductory 1 hour course prepares the learner to understand and begin providing caregiving services to individuals with mental illnesses. Caregivers working with individuals with mental illness must clearly understand defense mechanisms and other coping skills these individuals use to handle their unique challenges.

Course Objectives

Learning to assist the mentally ill person appropriately, while supporting family members is just a part of the tasks of a caregiver of these individuals. After this lesson you will: know how to effectively work with mentally ill clients; understand the possible causes of mental illness; have an awareness of some different types of mental illness; gain some helpful tools for working with mentally ill clients.

Course Outline

Definitions:

  • Bipolar
  • Burnout
  • Coping
  • Defense Mechanism
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Disoriented
  • Impulse
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Define Mental Illness
  • Defense Mechanism and Coping
  • Acting like a ‘child’
  • Avoidance or denial
  • Transference
  • Compensation
  • Extreme use of defense mechanisms
  • Define mental health
  • Define severe mental illness
  • Possible causes of mental illness
  • Physical factors
  • Brain injury
  • Body chemistry
  • Environment
  • Heredity
  • Abnormal stress
  • Mild vs. Severe Mental Illness
  • Causes & Development of Mental Illness
  • Physical, Evnironmental, Abnormal Stress, Psychological Trauma
  • Families and Individuals
  • Types of Mental Illness: phobia, depression, paranoia, psychosis
  • Care of the Mentally Ill: medications and treatment
  • Observation and Reporting: unusual behavior, changes in personality, inappropriate or extreme behavior
  • Safety
  • Role of the Care Worker

Additional Information

Canonical Link caregiver-training-courses/different-care-settings/special-needs-populations-non-elder-care/mental-illness
Course Type Online Course

Mental Illness

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$19.99

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