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What is Depression Awareness?
Over 350 million people in the world are affected by depression. This online Depression Awareness course will raise awareness of depression and how it can be recognised, diagnosed, classified and treated.
Who is the Depression Awareness Course Suitable For?
This Depression Awareness e-learning course is aimed at people in the health and social care sector that would like to increase their awareness of depression to improve the care they give. It is also written in a way that is accessible to people outside of health and social care and does not assume any prior knowledge of the condition.
What's Included in the Depression Awareness Course?
The Depression Awareness online course starts by looking at diagnoses before moving on to define the various types of depression; you’ll also learn about other disorders.
The course then looks at the causes of depression and the everyday factors which can make it more challenging to manage effectively.
You will learn about depression symptoms in adults, teenagers and children and how to get help.
There’ll be information to help you understand how to recognise psychotic depression and how it can be treated.
The course also looks at the physical and social effects of depression, including on those living with a person who is depressed.
Depression management techniques and treatments will be covered, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, Relaxation techniques and Mood management.
Finally, we’ll feature the roles played by diet, exercise and managing work-life balance and lifestyle.
- The Causes of Depression
- Effects on the Individual, Family and Friends
- Depression Management and Support: Part 1
- Depression Management and Support: Part 2
CPD & IIRSM Approved
For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print to confirm completion of the training.
You can access the LMS at any time if you require a copy of your certificate.
For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.
All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection. Please check that your computer or device meets with our minimum recommended system requirements:
PC / Mac
OS: Microsoft Windows XP / Mac OS X 10.6
Chrome 16+, Firefox 8+, IE9, Safari for Mac 5+
Up to date video drivers
Minimum of 512MB DDR
Flash Player 10+
The content has been tested and is known to work on iOS devices from the iPad 2 onwards and iPhone 4 onwards.
Tested on some Android devices including the Samsung Galaxy tab II and the Kindle Fire HD.
Beyond this is should work on most other Android devices but there may be some exceptions depending on OS version and browser used.
E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.
Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.
Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.
You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.
Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.
Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.
Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.
You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.
Envico Limited was stablished in January 2003. We are a leading training intermediary. Certified to the ISO 9001 standard for quality management purposes.
Since the beginning we have believed that buyers should be able to purchase the highest quality training courses at the lowest possible prices in the most convenient locations.
Our courses are produced using specialist online video production methods which ensure extremely high quality and fast content streaming. The combination of the presenter, professional scripts, animations, interactive games and quiz-style questions keeps learners interested and stimulated.