Mental Health and Intellectual Disability
Kyle is a 35 year old single man who lives in supported accommodation. His explanation for recent angry outbursts is that “the voices told me to”. He sees his mother, who feels something is not quite right and that he is becoming increasingly distant. The interdisciplinary panel address the key principles for effective diagnosis and management of mental health issues for people with intellectual disability.
Watch this webinar to be better able to:
- recognise the key principles for effective diagnosis and management of mental health issues for people with intellectual disability.
- recognise the challenges and opportunities of interdisciplinary collaboration in the provision of mental health services for people with intellectual disability.
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