Diploma of Mental Health

Learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness. The Diploma of Mental Health enables you to undertake community service work that includes mental health.

Working in the community services industry you will provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues that may include case management, referral, advocacy, individual support, and education/health promotion services.

Half price
Industry: Education and Community Services
National course code: CHC53315 | WA State ID: AWL3

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Develop the skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

You will learn about current approaches to mental health that focus on the person not the illness. The Diploma of Mental Health will enable you to undertake community service work that includes mental health.

Working in the community services industry you will provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues that may include case management, referral, advocacy, individual support, and education/health promotion services.

This course will be delivered through a combination of online and on campus training. The online delivery will be done via Collaborate sessions (on Blackboard), which are live classes run online with a lecturer taking you through the training.

 

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health has been structured around making our students’ lives easier. The course is delivered with a mix of live-online, face-to-face training and on-campus events in flexible sessions held on weekends and evenings.
The live-online aspect of the course allows students to interact and engage from the comfort of their own homes, all that is needed is an internet connection and a device capable of running Zoom for our interactive online classes.
Our on-campus events are held at the main campus as well as a beautiful, purpose-made Bush Campus that allows for practical classes, group work, cultural awareness sessions and mental health programs. These sessions take place in Wanneroo.
Weekly, online class times:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5.30 pm to 9 pm
Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 am to 5.30 pm
Please phone 08 93011234 or email info@life-academy.com.au for more information and to discuss your options.

Delivery location

Perth

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues. They can provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. These workers are required to have high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting people with mental health issues, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health. Our courses are delivered at our campus in Perth at 295 Manning Road, Waterford WA 6152. For all enquiries about applying to study this qualification please call 08 9351 9344. You can also find further information about this course on our website www.marrmooditj.com.au

Delivery location

Perth

The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health course equips you with the practical skills and knowledge to support people affected by mental health struggles. Students will be introduced to a wide range of theories and frameworks in mental health, as well as hands-on practical experience in the field. Students will learn the practical skills in supporting, communicating, and working with individuals experiencing mental health issues, responding to critical situations, making support plans, referring clients to services and much more. This course also equips students with specialised knowledge, competencies, and skills to take a lead role in delivering and coordinating mental health programs and services. Students will learn the current legal and ethical frameworks affecting people with mental health, the range of services available for mental health sufferers, as well as gaining an understanding of the health issues related to mental illness. Students must meet the eligibility requirements and agree to the mandatory attendance requirements to apply for the Lower Fees, Local Skills subsidy. Attendance requirements are as follows for Existing Workers. Existing Worker: You will be considered an 'Existing Worker' if you work 20 or more hours for the same employer. If you are an 'Existing Worker', you will be required to attend class 1 day per week. Please speak to the Career Advisors or the Student Services team at TrainSmart Australia. For further information and details, visit our website www.tsa.edu.au or www.myskills.gov.au If want to pursue a rewarding career in community services, phone 1300 855 517 for more information. 

Delivery location

Perth

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