Navigating mental health challenges when living with a physical disability
This webinar features an interdisciplinary panel of experts engaging in a Q&A session discussing how to better support the mental health of those living with a disability, their carers and family. Panellists discuss the general principles of providing a safe and supportive environment for people living with disability, their carers and family as well as the key principles of providing appropriate therapies and communication approaches if they experience mental health challenges.
- Describe the general principles of providing a safe and supportive environment for people living with disability, their carers and family if they experience mental health challenges.
- Outline key principles of providing appropriate therapies and communication approaches to people living with disability, their carers and family if they experience mental health challenges.
- Identify challenges, tips and strategies to build appropriate referral pathways and implement a collaborative response to assist people living with disability, their carers and family who may be experiencing mental health challenges.
This webinar was produced in October 2022. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network’s webinars are produced for mental health professionals. The information is intended for suitably-experienced mental health professionals and does not replace clinical judgement and decision making. It is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances. The subject matter is not exhaustive of any mental health conditions presented. Health professionals implementing any recommendations contained in the webinar must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances when so doing. Any information presented in the webinar recording was deemed relevant at the time of the live event and after this date has not been reviewed. No guarantee can be given that the information is free from error or omission. Accordingly, MHPN and its employees and agents shall have no liability (including without limitation liability by reason of negligence) to any users of the information contained in any MHPN webinar for any loss or damage (consequential or otherwise) cost or expense incurred or arising by reason of any person using or relying on the information contained in MHPN webinars and whether caused by reason of any error, negligent act, omission or misrepresentation of the information.