Learning Outcomes for Study Session 11

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

11.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 11.1 and 11.2)

11.2  Outline the key principles of how to approach people with mental illness. (SAQ 11.1)

11.3  Describe how people with a mental illness can be identified. (SAQs 11.2 and 11.3)

11.4  Describe the emergency management of urgent mental health problems. (SAQs 11.2 and 11.3)

11.5  Describe the referral process for people with mental health problems and how these clients should be followed up in the longer term. (SAQs 11.3 and 11.4)

Study Session 11  General Management Principles in Mental Health Care

11.1  General approaches to people with mental health problems