Certificate IV in Mental Health (12)
TAFE Queensland North
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers the knowledge and skills required by support workers and case workers who provide a range of community services focusing on: rehabilitation and support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability; implementing activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability; and mental health promotion work. Work may focus on: engaging people with mental illness in community participation; preventing relapse and promoting recovery; and outreach programs. Work may be in clinical, residential or community settings.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Work effectively in mental health settings; Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes; Establish and maintain communication and relationships to support the recovery process; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; plus more. Electives: Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide; Reflect on and improve own professional practice; Analyse impacts of sociological factors on clients in community work and services; Provide advocacy and representation services; plus more.
About TAFE Queensland NorthTAFE Queensland North is part of the TAFE Queensland network; they promote the vision of Queenslanders excelling in learning, skilling and work for personal, community and economic prosperity.
For more than 130 years they have been delivering education and training across the state. They are now the single largest provider in the state of Queensland.
With 17 campuses located across northern Queensland, TAFE Queensland North extends from the Whitsundays on the east coast of Queensland, west to the Mount Isa region and far north to Bamaga and Thursday Island at the tip of the Cape York Peninsula. The largest of all the regions in Queensland they cover an area of over 520,000 square kilometres.
TAFE Queensland North is the result of an amalgamation between Cairns, Mount Isa and Townsville TAFE organisations. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these organisations have had in their communities, they are able to improve education and training to the great western and northern region of Queensland as a collaborative force.
Provider CRICOS: 02012B RTO code: 0542
Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40512
- Flexible Delivery = 2 years
15 units: 11 core; 4 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.
Disability services instructors assess training needs, conduct training programmes and organise employment or recreation and leisure activities for people with intellectual, physical, sensory, social or emotional disabilities.
Disability support workers provide care, supervision and support for people with disabilities in the home, residential establishments, clinics and hospitals. They also work with other health professionals to maximise the individual's physical and mental wellbeing. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and when possible promote independence and community participation.
Rehabilitation counsellors assist people with disability or medical conditions or who are experiencing social disadvantage to attain individual rehabilitation goals, including return to paid employment. They assist people with physical or psychological disabilities, refugees, ex-offenders, disadvantaged youth and those experiencing long-term unemployment.