WEBINAR - Looking After You Looking After Them - Supporting our ethnic minority communities with their mental health (NW220705B)

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SubjectMental Health and Wellbeing
DescriptionThis webinar will provide an overview of Ethnic minority communities have differential access to, outcomes from and experience of health services.
Additional information

Registration from 6.15pm 

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* Please note this course is fully subsidised by Health Education England, if you fail to attend this session you will be charged a cancellation fee of £30.

*This webinar is part of a series aimed at Mental Health & Healthy Living Dentistry Champions

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VenueMS Teams, Webinar  View details
Date & timeTuesday 5 July 2022, 18:30 to 20:00
LecturersRuth Passman & Masoud Sanii  View details
Target audienceRecommended to all
Development outcomeA, D
Course styleLecture
Core topic Not a core topic
Catering None
CPD hours1:30
CostNo charge
Aims

The presentation aims to provide an overview of some key health inequalities in relation to ethnicity. It will also and to consider cultural context how mental health distress in ethnic minority communities may present itself and be understood or perceived by health professionals and ancillary staff in service providing organisations.

Objectives

To

  • gain greater understanding of health inequalities and ethnic minority communities
  • gain understanding of how ethnic minority experience of inequity in accessing health services and cultural factors may impact on their presentation of mental health issues
  • signpost professionals to available resources and support
Learning outcomes
  • A basic understanding of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) and the health inequalities duties in relation to ethnicity and service provision.
  • A basic understanding of cultural context and its relationship to ethnic minority mental health issues
  • Increased confidence in reaching out with empathy and understanding to ethnic minority clients and signposting them to support and resources