By studying this course, learners will increase their knowledge and understanding of mental health and develop skills which will enable them to progress into a career in the health and social care sector. Thie course equips learners with an introductory level of knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health issues. Learners will look at what mental health means, the effects mental health can have on individuals and on society, the current responses to mental health and the relationship betwen cultural diversity and mental health issues.
The course contains one unit which is split into manageable sections:
- What is meant by mental health
- The social and personal effects of mental ill health
- The responses to mental health issues
- Cultural diversity in relation to mental health issues
With this distance learning course you can gain a nationally recognised qualification from the comfort of your home, while enhancing both personal skills and professional development.
The course is ideal for learners who wish to gain a basic knowledge of mental health and the effects it can have on both individuals and society. Anyone who currently works in health and social care settings would beneit from this course.
Personal tutors are assigned to each individual learner to ensure they have the neccessary suport needed to be successful.
Please be aware you can only enrol on one online course at a time and this qualification is only suitable for learners aged 19 or above.
We recommend spending a minimum of 2-4 hours per week on this course with course length depending on the amount of study time you allocate however we recommend completing within 12 weeks.
For more information about this course please contact [email protected] or call 08000567253.Apply for this course
Course information last updated: Friday 3rd April 2020 @ 7.30am (2 days ago)
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