Diploma in Mental Health Support

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Diploma in Mental Health Support

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138 STUDENTS

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Overview:

Kickstart your career as a mental health support worker and help people live their best lives. In this Diploma in Mental Health Support course, you’ll learn how to provide primary care or therapy to people experiencing mental health issues and help them reach their personal goals.

Through this Diploma in Mental Health Support course, you’ll get a glimpse of how to provide the best care to patients with mental illnesses. From the exclusive lectures, you’ll find detailed information about the duties and responsibilities of a support worker. The course will introduce you to various mental disorders, such as childhood and adolescent disorders, stress and anxiety disorders, personality disorders and mood disorders. The training will also take you through the medication and treatments used in treating mental illnesses. By the end of the course, you’ll be aware of how to provide the best support to vulnerable individuals and help them achieve a high-quality life. Enrol today!

Please note: Our Diploma in Mental Health Support course only gives you the theoretical knowledge to excel in this field. This course doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

Learning Objectives

    • Learn about a mental health support worker’s duties and responsibilities
    • Familiarise yourself with the various mental health disorders
    • Learn how to help people deal with stress and anxiety disorders
    • Explore what are some treatments and therapies used in treating mental illnesses
    • Know how to help people with sleep disorders
    • Take an approach to prevent self-harm and suicide

Who is this Course for?

This Diploma in Mental Health Support course is ideal for aspiring professionals who wish to gain the relevant skills and knowledge to fast track their careers. It is for those who have little or no knowledge of mental health support worker responsibilities or those who are new to the field and want to test their skills and knowledge. There are no entry requirements for this course. However, an eye for detail and a creative mind is essential.

Entry Requirement:

    • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
    • A good understanding of the English language, numeracy, and ICT are required to attend this course.

CPD Certificate from Course Gate 

At the successful completion of the course, you can obtain your CPD certificate from us. You can order the PDF certificate for £4.99 and the hard copy for £9.99. Also, you can order both PDF and hardcopy certificates for £12.99.

Career Path

Upon successfully completing the Diploma in Mental Health Support course, learners can progress to a more advanced program from our course list. Career opportunities in this field include freelancing or working in-house, within a range of professional settings, with the opportunity to earn a high salary. Related professions in this industry include:

    • Mental Health Nurse
    • Mental Health Worker
    • Mental Health Graduate
    • Mental Health Solicitor
    • Mental Health Administrator
    • Mental Health Paralegal
    • Mental Health Support Worker
    • Healthcare Assistant
    • Health Care Support Worker
    • Mental Health Care Assistant

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Mental Health
Introduction to Mental Health 00:19:00
Module 02: Overview of Mental Health Support Worker
Overview of Mental Health Support Worker 00:14:00
Module 03: Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders
Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders 00:24:00
Module 04: Stress and Anxiety Disorders
Stress and Anxiety Disorders 00:31:00
Module 05: Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia 00:25:00
Module 06: Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders 00:41:00
Module 07: Mood Disorders
Mood Disorders 00:21:00
Module 08: Eating & Sleeping Disorders
Eating & Sleeping Disorders 00:43:00
Module 09: Self-Harm and Suicide
Self-Harm and Suicide 00:19:00
Module 10: Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness
Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness 00:31:00
Module 11: Mental Health Legislation and Services
Mental Health Legislation and Services 00:27:00
Module 12: Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs)
Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) 00:17:00
Module 13: The Participation of The Service User
The Participation of The Service User 00:19:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Diploma in Mental Health Support 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Diploma in Mental Health Support 00:20:00
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