Mental Health Skills Training
Recognising and working with different mental health presentations and functional difficulties.
Drawing on the growing evidence of Mental Health First Aid - Mental Health Skills Training will enable frontline support staff to feel confident in understanding the factors that impact on mental health and wellbeing; recognise key mental health presentations; feel confident in offering support and delivering brief interventions to enhance wellbeing; as well as how and when to signposting for further support. This is particularly tailored towards frontline staff working with both mild-moderate and more complex need populations.
Length: Four modules, duration: 30 - 45 mins of study per module.
Passionately working across organisational boundaries to develop new approaches to address health inequalities, Dr Williamson has a national reputation as leader in the development and delivery of services to address the needs of complex and multiply disadvantaged populations. With over 10 years’ experience using innovation to address social exclusion, Dr Emma Williamson (Principal Clinical Psychologist) continues to lead award winning NHS services for South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, spanning multiple London boroughs.
Emma formerly worked at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in their innovative Primary Care Psychotherapy Consultation Service and has a personal interest in contributing to service redesign and development of the evidence base for working with socially excluded and multiply disadvantaged populations. Emma is also the CEO of aneemo Ltd staff training and development company, works in private practice, teaches on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate at the Kings College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and is a published author; regularly talking at conferences, in national media, TV documentaries & news programmes.