Mental health and benefits
CPAG in Scotland
This course provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to benefits. It looks at how to meet the disability and medical assessments for work capability and avoid some of the pitfalls of the system.
The course covers:
Common diagnoses, symptoms, medication and side effects
Barriers to people getting the right entitlement
Personal independence payment and adult disability payment in a mental health context
Medical assessments for universal credit and employment and support allowance
Tactics for dealing with other benefit issues
This course is suitable for advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits system.
- 11:00, 31 August to 1 September 2022
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- Various - see website
- Attendance type
- Online only
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