Creating a safe environment for patients in crisis Apply Study day: Creating a safe environment for patients in crisis This two day package will enable students to develop knowledge skills and confidence to assess and manage psychological distress for patients in crisis. This will build on existing competencies and interpersonal skills through interactive and experiential learning. interventions to address challenging behaviour and defuse tension Experiential exercises At the end of the course the attendees should: Develop knowledge of presentation of psychological distress Assess (including risk) and recognize deterioration of mental health Develop strategies for effective communication Intervene to minimise challenging behaviour Who is this study day for? Staff working in non-mental health settings Study day code: CD0155N Location: To be confirmed Pattern of Delivery: 2 days Course dates:* Dates for 2017/18 to be confirmed *Dates may change Fee: £290 Study day leader: Iris Gault Questions? Contact the PPD Programme Office who will be happy to help you with any queries.