Depression Awareness Video Based Online Course
CPD ApprovedCOURSE DESCRIPTION
Over 350 million people in the world are affected by depression. This online course will raise awareness of depression and how it can be recognised, diagnosed, classified and treated. It starts by looking at diagnoses before moving on to define the various types of depression, you'll also learn about other disorders. It then looks at the causes of depression and the everyday factors which can make it more difficult to manage effectively.
You'll learn about depression symptoms in adults, teenagers and children and how to get help. There'll be information to help you understand how to recognise and psychotic depression and how it can be treated. The course also looks at the physical and social effects of depression, including on those living with a person who is depressed. Depression management techniques and treatments will be covered, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, Relaxation techniques and Mood management. Finally, we'll feature the roles played by diet, exercise and managing work-life balance and lifestyle.LEARNING OBJECTIVES
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand what Depression is and have an understanding of the diagnosis process.
- Recognise the causes and symptoms in adults, children and teenagers.
- Learn the different management techniques used and the support available.
- Recognise the impact of depression on the individual and those around them such as friends and family.
This course is aimed at people in the health and social care sector that would like to increase their awareness of Depression to improve the care they give. It is also written in a way that is accessible to people outside of health and social care and does not assume any prior knowledge of the condition.ADVANTAGES
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.COURSE OUTLINE
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: The Causes of DepressionModule 3: Effects on the Individual, Family & Friends
Module 4: Depression Management and Support - Part 1
Module 5: Depression Management and Support - Part 2
45 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
Recommended System Requirements
- Browser: Up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple-choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at the time and location of your choosing.
What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test the first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
Certificate of Completion: Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a CPD Certified Certificate of Completion displaying your full name, course completed as well as the date of completion. You can print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.
When will I receive my certificate?
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Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.