CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health - International
CRICOS Code: 0100185
Duration: 104 Weeks
Contact Time: 20 hours per week
Interested in providing self-directed recovery support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability?
What will you learn?
- Skills to work autonomously under a broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals
- Developing skills to implement community based programs and activities focusing on mental health and illness
Rewarding and fulfilling career options include:
- Assistant Community Services worker
- Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
- Mental Health outreach
- Outreach officer
With further study, become a:
- Team leader
Delivery and assessment mode
- Full time at Jannali
- Assessments are competency based which means that you have to demonstrate that you are able to meet the performance criteria for each unit.
- Assessment methods will vary including: Questions & Answers, projects, role plays, presentations, port folios observation.
- Assessments will be completed in and outside of class time.
- You should allow approximately 5-10 hours per week for self-study and out of class assessments.
This course requires work placement which will be organised by SGSCC. Work placement (unpaid) is a compulsory component of the course where you will be assessed in the workplace.
- Hold a current CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
- Must be 18 years or older
- Upper intermediate level of English (IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent)
All students must undertake the following:
- Working with Children Check
- Criminal Record Check
Units of Competency you will be studying:
- CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
- CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
- CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
- CHCMHS003 Provide recovery-oriented mental health services
- CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
- CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
- CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
The above 7 core units are the prerequisite units for the Diploma
- CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
- CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
- CHCMHS010 Implement recovery-oriented approaches to complexity
- CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
- CHCMHS013 Implement trauma-informed care
- CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
- CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
- HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
- CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status
- CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
- CHCCSL002 Apply Specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
- CHCEDU001 Provide community-focused health promotion and prevention strategies
- CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
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