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The online Certificate IV in Mental Health course from Open Colleges teaches you the essential skills needed to work in mental health services.
Ideal for those already working in the sector or individuals looking to enter the field for the first time, this online course provides students with the skills to understand mental health diagnoses, establish communication with clients to support recovery, reflect cultural awareness in work practice, and provide effective intervention for individuals at risk of self-harm or suicide.
Students will also develop the competencies to support clients with a dual diagnosis and liaise with other support services to address co-existing issues. Successful completion of this certificate will enable you to apply evidence-based theory to the development of community rehabilitation programs and work to create a greater awareness of the importance of promoting positive mental health practices.
This certificate includes a mandatory work placement of at least 140 hours, in order to acquire essential practical skills. You will be required to source your own placement with an organisation involved in the delivery of mental health services.
Anyone can apply.
In this mental health course, the subjects you will study include:
As public awareness of the impact of mental health issues continues to grow, so too do job opportunities within the support sector. By studying this online certificate, you'll gain the skillset to become an asset to any mental health services organisation, and be capable of delivering effective assessment, rehabilitation and support to individuals in need. With the right combination of compassion and training, you could find yourself working in roles in both community and private settings as a community rehabilitation and support worker, mental health support worker or mental health outreach worker.
Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:
|Pay in weekly instalments||Pay in full|
|Pay just $71.25 per week with a $100 deposit||Pay $3,067.50 upfront and save 25%|
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