Special Interest: Depression
According to the World Health Organization, “depression is a common illness worldwide, with more than 300 million people affected… Although there are known, effective treatments for depression, fewer than half of those affected in the world (in many countries, fewer than 10%) receive such treatment” Are people with depression at higher risk of abuse or harm? How can we protect and support individuals struggling with depression? How can we prepare? Let’s Plan to Protect® those with depression!
This training is designed to raise awareness of the vulnerabilities of individuals struggling with depression! This webinar is designed for all organizations who work with the vulnerable sector. Victoria Bissell, OCT. Director of Training at Plan to Protect®, will share how organizations can protect those with depression concerns. We will provide practical tips for supporting, counselling and mentoring individuals along with strategies for creating a safe environment. We will also briefly address suicide prevention and response. Let’s raise the bar on protection!
Plan to Protect® offers an extensive series of Special Interest Webinars on topics that interest individuals who work with children, youth, persons with disabilities, or the elderly. Our 60-minute webinars are extremely helpful in approaching a wide variety of topics ranging from administration to leadership to awareness. Each of these webinars is recorded and made available for purchase or FREE for members. Members have access to these FREE webinars on the www.plantoprotect.com website under the members section.
This training is designed for individual access and use ONLY. Organizations that wish to provide group training should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for group training options. Use of this training for groups is a breach of copyright and distribution.
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The development, preparation and publication of this training has been undertaken with great care. The information contained herein is intended to assist organizations in establishing policy. The content is current as the date of the publication and does not reflect subsequent changes in law. This information is distributed with the understanding that it does not constitute legal advice. Organizations are strongly encouraged to seek legal counsel as well as counsel from their insurance company when establishing a policy.