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Distance Learning – Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

ABOUT THIS QUALIFICATION

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to understand the approaches to care and support of those with mental health problems.

This qualification aims to raise awareness of:

  •  The role of the mental health worker
  • The process and approaches involved in the care and support of those who experience mental ill-health.

The objectives of this qualification is to give learners working, or intending to work in a health or social care context, an understanding of approaches to supporting those with mental health needs.  It will also enable learners to progress to other qualifications in health care and social care.

By completing this qualification, you will gain knowledge of several different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be support. You will  also develop an understanding of the positive aspects and strengths of individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties in addition to exploring the barriers they may face.

WHAT YOU WILL COVER:

Unit 1: Understand specific learning difficulties

In this unit, your employees will learn about the range and characteristics of specific learning difficulties, as well as the nature of them.

Unit 2: Understand the effects of specific learning difficulties

Within this unit, your employees will discover the effects of specific learning difficulties, as well as the strengths and barriers faced by individuals with them

Unit 3: Understand the diagnosis of specific learning difficulties

In this unit, your employees will learn about the importance of seeking a formal diagnosis of specific learning difficulties and the process of diagnosing specific learning difficulties.

Unit 4: Understanding supporting individuals with specific learning difficulties

This unit will inform your employees of how support for individuals with specific learning difficulties can be provided in different settings and how individualised support is provided.

Unit 5: Understand the context of specific learning difficulties

In this unit, your employees will learn about how attitudes, legislation and services related to specific learning difficulties have changed over time. They will also learn to understand legislation in relation to specific learning difficulties.ed.

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