Health sector – online training – Thinking Thursday
November 2013 – Fourth Thursday
Child Trafficking in Practice Part 2 – 28th November 2013 at 3:30pm
Imogen Spencer-Chapman, Children’s Services Practitioner at the NSPCC Child Trafficking Advice Centre, explored issues related to migrant children who are trafficked to the UK in the Part 1 Session.
In Part 2 Session, she will explore the role of how health professionals can identify trafficked children within the family, using case scenarios.
If you want to apply for your free Unite in Health member place for this session please click here and fill in the form.
December 2013 – First Thursday
Dyslexia Support – 5 December 2013 at 3:30pmAlastair Campbell is the Business Development Manager of Texthelp Ltd, a company specialising in developing and supplying software to create independence for dyslexic users. The support ranges from primary schools through the education spectrum and into the workplace.
In this session, Alastair will be presenting “Read&Write” software, which provides a range of support tools assisting in reading and writing and also researching information that can be of benefit to the user and the organisation.
To learn how Read&Write is being used to create an inclusive and accessible workplace go to: www.texthelp.com/uk/corporate
If you want to apply for your free Unite in Health member place for this session, please click here and fill in the form.
December 2013 – Third Thursday
Austerity and Mental Health – 19 December 2013 at 3:30pm
There is as growing recognition of the risks and impact of the global recession and financial downturn and its consequences on the lives of citizens across all countries.
The evidence is strong and persuasive regarding the link between austerity, health inequalities mental health morbidity and suicidal ideation and behaviour. There are 410 suicides in European countries everyday and in the UK there are around 5,000 suicides each year with a high proportion of those – around 90% from people – with a mental health problem or mental illness, often not diagnosed.
The session on the 19th will provide MHN practitioners the opportunity to participate in discussions on this important issue using presentation platform taken from the recent presentation given to the Horatio European scientific mental health nursing conference in Istanbul by Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Steve Hemmingway and MHNA Chair George Coxon.
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