CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

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Do you want to help those that need it most? If you are passionate about supporting people living with mental health issues, study the CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health will give you the tools and knowledge to make a real difference.

Studying a CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health will give you the tools and knowledge to make a real difference in the lives of people living with mental health issues.  You’ll learn a wide range of skills from managing service response to people in crisis, maintaining strong relationships with clients, providing advanced support for people with mental illness and delivering client services based on individual case management.

If you are currently working in the Community Services or Youth Work industry, or want to this course is for you.

You will also complete 160 hours of vocational placement within the industry to practice your skills.

 

Studying Mental Health you’ll learn to:

  • Provide early intervention, health prevention, and promotion programs
  • Work with diverse people
  • Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
  • Provide systems advocacy services
  • Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drug issues
  • Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues.

Career opportunities:

  • Community Support Worker
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Mental Health Community Worker
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Mental Health Support Worker

CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

We have packaged this course to provide you with 20 units of competency to support your transition into the workplace. You can expect this course to take 12 months to complete.

160 hours of vocational placement will be arranged with you tutor.

Cluster One
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Cluster Two
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
Vocational Placement is including in this cluster*
Cluster Three
Unit Code Unit Name
CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care
CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
Vocational Placement is including in this cluster*

Call our wonderful team today – 1800 22 99 33, to discuss your eligibility for any government-funded programs, which may offset some of the costs of your course. Ask them about our many flexible study options, which are available.

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