Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.
Mental health and mental health issues and Understand the role of the mental health worker.
Approaches to care and management in mental health, Understand duty of care in adult and social care and Understanding change and support in relation to mental health
Level 1 Mental Health Awareness or similar would be useful but not essential. The course involves written work so English at Level 1 is required as a minimum (please ask if you are not sure).
Access to the Internet, with access to a laptop or tablet.
The ability to send an email and search for information on the internet.
Good basic level of English and can write in sentences.
Be able to study at least 5 hours a week to complete the course work.
This course is accessed on an online learning platform with all resources available. However, you will have regular contact with the tutor via a range of methods to suit you, email, phone, web chats or tutorials
Regular tutor marking of progress through the assessment booklets.
Mental Health and Young People Level 2, Psychology Level 2, Counselling Level 2
Short courses, Mental Health First Aid, Understanding Depression, Understanding Autism.