Working with Deafness

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Category Clinical Skills
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Start Date: 12/03/2019

Working with Deafness


Introduction to Deafness course.

Course Overview

Course learning objectives

Explain the importance of:

  • Deaf awareness 
  • Different experiences and perspectives of deafness and hearing loss and how it affects individuals
  • Explain Deaf Culture and how to differentiate between people who are hard of hearing and people who identify as Deaf
  • Discuss the deafness Continuum
  • Identify key issues of Deafness and Mental Health comorbidity
  • Recognise the barriers and challenges of accessing Mental Health Services
  • Describe communication strategies for example using interpreters