Discrimination and Equality for those Suffering from Mental Illness

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Course Overview

Mental illness can affect anyone at anytime, research has shown that in the UK, as many as 1 in 4 can be experiencing mental illness. Despite this, campaigners and charities have highlighted that discrimination is experienced by those experiencing mental health problems.

This session will consider the changes which affect those suffering from mental health illness brought about by the Equality Act 2010 and the Mental Health Discrimination Act 2013.

Topics considered include:

  • Definition of disability as it relates to mental illness
  • Potential types of discrimination
  • What steps employers and service providers must now take - making adjustments
  • The latest legislation into mental illness and what this could mean for a person experiencing mental illness in the UK

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar
  • This course provides one CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of the topics detailed above.

What is the target audience?

  • Practitioners




About Instructor - Steph Barber

Steph Barber completed her legal training in the North West before setting up her own specialist commercial and medical negligence law firm. She sold her firm in 2000 and joined a progressive London charity as their in house counsel. Steph joined Law Hound to head up their commercial law department and has developed Law Hound's online legal services.

Steph enjoys travel and eating out in her spare time. Steph has lectured extensively on CPD courses, to the Court Service, Legal Services Commission and private practices on procedure and practice.

Course Curriculum

recorded webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    5 Page


  • Price
  • £ 60