Have you always wanted to help and make a real difference to people’s lives? Now you can. Learn how to support children, teenagers and adults through our Certificate in Mental Health.
We often hear about mental health issues, mental illness and psychological disorders, but what do we actually mean by good mental health? This online course helps you understand the signs, symptoms and possible treatments of child and adult mental health problems.
This course will examine the link between mental health, alcohol and other drugs, as well as exploring mental health in the community and in the work place. A focus on working with families dealing with mental health issues is also covered.
This course is broken into two modules: children & adolescent mental health and mental health in adults. Upon completion, you can have a deep understanding of common mental health conditions, knowing how to identify symptoms and provide treatments. You will also gain skills and knowledge to become successful in this rewarding and fast-growing industry.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Social Service Worker and Case Worker
- Mental Health Outreach Officer
- Life Coach (grief, rehabilitation, addictions, academic/career)
- Mental Health Coordinator
- Family and Marriage Therapist
- Outreach and Community Support Officer
- Disabilities Services Officer
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
- 190 study hours
- Delivered 100% online, no classroom required
- Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)
- Assessments are short answer and multiple choice
- Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)
- One on one tutor support
- Live chat, 7 days a week
- There are no formal requirements to do this Advanced Certificate in Mental Health.
- Our courses are designed for people with diverse backgrounds including those little or no prior experience in the industry who would like to start a career
To successfully complete this course, a student must:
- Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
- Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
- Be a self-directed learner
- Possess sound language and literacy skill
Please check with your state or local governing department for the relevant “checks/permissions” that may be required to gain employment in this industry.
- Lifetime access available worldwide
- Start anytime flexible study
- You will have an allocated personal trainer
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