CHC53315Diploma of Mental Health

Overview

The qualification includes counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. It requires high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting clients, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health.

Entry Requirements

Marr Mooditj Training recommends that those seeking entry to this qualification meet either of the following:

1. A completed Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315), or

2. Currently working in the relevant industry.

Each application for this course will be individually assessed.

Units
Course Outline
Total number of units: 20
Core units: 15
Elective units: 5
 
Provide systems advocacy services
Core
Work with diverse people
Core
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Core
Establish self-directed recovery relationships
Core
Provide recovery oriented mental health services
Core
Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
Core
Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
Core
Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
Core
Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
Core
Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
Core
Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
Core
Implement trauma informed care
Core
Research and apply evidence to practice
Core
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Core
Manage work health and safety
Core
Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
Elective
Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
Elective
Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans
Elective
Assess co-existing needs
Elective
Collaborate in professional practice
Elective
Delivery

Seven blocks of three weeks, face-to-face delivery.

One workplace placement for credit transfer students totalling 80 hours with relevant industries who provide third party observation.

Other students two workplace placements totalling 160 hours with relevant industries who provide third party observation.

Dates

Intake 1/2021: 1st February 2021 to 10th December 2021

Career Opportunities
  • Community support worker
  • Community youth worker
  • Community rehabilitation and support worker
  • Mental health community worker
  • Mental health rehabilitation support worker
  • Mental health outreach worker
  • Mental health program manager
  • Mental health advocate
  • Mental health support worker
Pricing

Concession Rate – $400.00

Non-Concession Rate – $1,200.00

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. VET Student Loans (VSL) are available (subject to eligibility) for the Diploma qualifications #

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