Community, Mental Health & Psychiatry

Distance Learning Centre

£350
VAT inc.

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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • 120 hours of study
Description

The Community, Mental Health and Psychiatry Course is designed for anyone with an interest in Mental Health, particularly those who wish to become counsellors, therapists, social workers or find employment in other similar roles.
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Course programme

Summary
The Community, Mental Health and Psychiatry Course is designed for anyone with an interest in Mental Health, particularly those who wish to become counsellors, therapists, social workers or find employment in other similar roles. The course covers the main conditions many people currently receiving counselling/psychiatric treatment are diagnosed with, including their causes, symptoms, the diagnostic criteria used by health professionals and the treatment approaches designed for these conditions. On successful completion of the course students will receive an accredited Level 4 Certificate Award and a Distance Learning Diploma.

Course Format
Paper-Based

Approximate Delivery Time
1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)

Details

The Community, Mental Health and Psychiatry Level 4 Course is designed for anyone with an interest in Mental Health, particularly those who wish to become counsellors, therapists, social workers or find employment in other similar roles.
The course covers the main conditions many people currently receiving counselling/psychiatric treatment are diagnosed with, including their causes, symptoms, the diagnostic criteria used by health professionals and the treatment approaches designed for these conditions. The home study courses also provide students with an understanding of the Mental Health system, the wide range of roles within it and important legislation in place relating to Mental Health, such as the Mental Capacity Act. Such legislation is clearly explained in easily understandable terms. Students are further provided with guidelines on the standards they should aim to achieve when working with clients, in particular ensuring that they understand the importance of listening to their clients and validating their feelings. The course encourages students to form their own opinions using factual evidence to support their answers. On successful completion of the course students will receive an accredited Level 4 Certificate Award issued by NCFE.
Pre-Requirements:
You need to be educated to at least a standard of GCSE grade C Level but preferably to AS/A Level standard, or have at least 12 months' experience working within the mental health services.
Technical Support:
Once you have enrolled, you will have access to your own personal tutor by mail or email. You will receive full tutor support for a 12 month period.
Qualification: NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

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