Scottish Union Learning – Understanding Mental Health – 24 FEB 2020 – Aberdeen

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Date(s) - Monday, 24 February 2020
17:00 - 19:30

Aberdeen Altens Hotel


The SSTA has arranged an initial series of  professional education courses for teachers that have been funded by the Scottish Union Learning Fund. The Scottish Government provides funding to the STUC to facilitate union learning and these courses have been provided for the benefit of union members.

The SSTA is acutely aware of the difficulties members have in being released by schools but the SSTA is keen that members have the opportunity to participate. These one-off courses are three hours long starting at 5.00pm.

Tea/Coffee/Sandwiches will be provided and the courses are no cost to union members. Please reserve your place by completing the online registration form below.

Mental Health Awareness short course will equip learners with a greater understanding of Mental Health issues.

Learners will be given an understanding of:

  • What are Mental health issues
  • Perceptions of mental health
  • Experiencing mental health problems
  • Different Types of mental health problems:
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Suicide and self-harm
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Schizophrenia
    • Personality disorders
    • Eating disorders
  • Legal considerations
  • What can individuals do
  • Medication and treatment
  • Useful organisations and signposting


Bookings are closed for this event.