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.

UMHAN (2013) Considering the needs of students with a mental health condition. Resource for DSA Needs Assessors. Written by Phil Scarffe on behalf of UMHAN.

Resources for DSA Needs Assessors
University Mental Health Advisers Network (UMHAN). c/o The Moseley Exchange, 149-153 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP Tel: 07510 734544 Registered charity number: 1155038. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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