Diploma of Mental Health – CHC53315
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.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
- Learn from our sector leading trainers
- Recognition of experience and prior learning of existing workers’ experience
- Study in a flexible manner that suits you
- Access a range of assessment methods designed to suit your background and study goals
The Diploma of Mental Health is made up of twenty (20) units of competency. Fifteen (15) of these units are core units and five (5) are elective units.
View the packaging rules for the Diploma of Mental Health and see what core and elective units you can complete.
Full course $4,200.00RPL from $1,950.00Talk to us about the range of payment options we offer.
Qualifications at this level may require you to either be currently working in the sector or to undertake work placement.
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- Lectures 20
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 1-2 Years
- Location Lawnton / Online / Workplace
- Attendance Full time / Part time
- Delivery Mode Internal / Online / Workplace / RPL
- Course Handbook CHC53315
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 1
- Assessments Yes
- CHCADV005 – Provide systems advocacy services
- CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
- CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
- CHCMHS002 – Establish self-directed recovery relationships
- CHCMHS003 – Provide recovery oriented mental health services
- CHCMHS004 – Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
- CHCMHS005 – Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
- CHCMHS009 – Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
- CHCMHS010 – Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
- CHCMHS011 – Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
- CHCMHS012 – Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
- CHCMHS013 – Implement trauma informed care
- CHCPOL003 – Research and apply evidence to practice
- CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
- HLTWHS004 – Manage work health and safety
- CHCAOD001 – Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
- CHCCCS003 – Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
- CHCMHS006 – Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
- HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
- HLTWHS006 – Manage personal stressors in the work environment