Schizophrenia and emerging signs of psychosis – Tuesday 9th July 2013
Schizophrenia is a complex and distressing disorder. In this 3 hour experiential workshop Lindsey Cree will cover essential aspect of understanding schizophrenia and the recognition of emerging signs of psychosis. This will include:
- Facts versus myths – what is known about Schizophrenia?
- Group exercise – what are the emerging signs and symptoms of psychosis?
- Scenarios of clients – group work
- A guest speaker will share some experiences of what it’s like to be a voice hearer
- Guidance on where to signpost, reading list and useful websites
The workshop will appeal to counsellors, psychotherapists, community/outreach and social workers, tutors, frontline staff, and hospital and public sector workers
About the workshop leader
Lindsey Cree is a mental health consultant and trainer. She is also an approved Mental Health First Aid instructor with www.mhfaengland.org and a counsellor in private practice. She is part of a research team at the University of Manchester who are working to enhance the quality of mental health care planning, and the use of volunteers as support group co-ordinators for parents whose child has been hospitalised due to mental illness. She is Chair of Rethink Manchester Carers In Action. Perhaps most significantly; as the parent of a son who has a diagnosis of schizophrenia, she is motivated to help end the stigma and discrimination that surrounds people who experience mental illness.
The event will be held on from 5pm to 8pm on Tuesday 9th July 2013 at Manchester Carers Centre, Vulcan Mill 12 – 18 Pollard St, Manchester M4 7AN
3 hours CPD – a certificate of attendance will be provided, plus a free DVD ‘CBT for Psychosis’ commissioned by Rethink Mental Illness
Cost: £30 including refreshments
For booking form/enquiries please contact:
Lindsey Cree Tel: 07757 082976 E: firstname.lastname@example.org