List of CPD opportunities

Members only
Here is a list of CPD opportunities that might be of interest. To add to the list please email [email protected]

Mental Health Awareness and Basics

Members only
A list of available mental health awareness and other training.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD is a clinically recognised anxiety disorder which affects around 1-2% of the population.

Practical Service Guidance: Development and Provision of a Service

In 2010, UMHAN prepared a guidance document for the sector, detailing the practical foundations for developing institutional support for students with mental health difficulties. The guidance - targeted at existing services and those wishing to develop such a service - can be downloaded as a PDF document. A 2017 update to this document, detailing supervision recommendations, may be downloaded.

Resources for DSA Needs Assessors

UMHAN has produced guidance for Disabled Students Allowances' needs assessors to underpin Assessment Centres' existing methodologies in relation to assessing the needs of students with mental health difficulties. This resource aims to highlight the dynamic, individual, context-specific nature of mental health difficulties, identify key principles when undertaking assessments, and assist in decision-making about different forms of support.

Specialist Mentor role

A definition of the Specialist Mentor role, as defined by Student Finance England, can be found in the SFE Guidance Document.

Substance Abuse

Members only
Available training and documents on substance abuse.

Suicide Prevention

Members only

Training materials

Members only
Materials from training delivered by UMHAN members - please use to inspire your own training and acknowledge the authors if quoting directly.
University Mental Health Advisers Network (UMHAN). c/o Impact Hub, Walker Building, 58 Oxford Street, Birmingham, B5 5NR. Tel: 07510 734544 Registered charity number: 1155038. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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