This course is designed for students wishing to complete a qualification in Mental Health Online. This course is mainly aimed at Community, Disability or Aged Care workers, however some participants may be able to apply of they have completed previous courses in community services.    

This course will prepare you for supporting and intervening with clients who have a mental illness or mental health problems. You will also obtain general knowledge about the mental health and drug and alcohol sector whilst learning skills in specific intervention strategies.

Congratulations and welcome to Certificate IV in Mental Health.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

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This qualification is for workers who deliver case management and case work intervention services to clients.

You will develop skills in:

  • case management
  • communication
  • relevant legislation
  • psychology
  • referral
  • service delivery and
  • planning.

assessment and course content will be located on the moodle

This unit of competency covers the process required for an entry level employee to participate in occupational health and safety (OHS) processes in the workplace, in order to ensure their own health and safety at work, as well as that of others in the workplace who may be affected by their actions.

CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships BK

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