If you are an emphatic person looking for a career that will allow you to empower individuals affected by mental health issues and contribute to enhancing their quality of life, then this government accredited CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health qualification from The Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP) is tailored for you.
This qualification delineates the responsibilities of professionals engaged in offering self-directed and recovery-oriented support to individuals affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. The scope of work encompasses the implementation of community-based programs and activities which centre around mental health, mental illness, and psychiatric disability. This work occurs within diverse community contexts, including community-based non-government organisations, home-based outreach initiatives, centre-based programs, respite care, residential services, rehabilitation programs, clinical settings, and support for individuals in employment.
On completion of this program, you will be equipped with the tools and qualifications required to start effectively assisting individuals facing the daily challenges associated with living with mental health issues.
This course involves 80 hours of practical work placement aimed at providing you with real life experience prior to graduation.