Diploma of Mental Health
National College Australia
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Bella Vista||No||External, Flexible Delivery||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues. They can provide counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services. These workers are required to have high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting people with mental health issues, the range of services available to them and health issues related to mental health.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Provide systems advocacy services; Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives; Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs; Work collaboratively with the care network and other services; Implement trauma informed care; plus more. Electives: Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs; Assess the needs of clients with problem gambling issues; Support counselling clients in decision-making processes; Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence; Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies; plus more.
About National College AustraliaNational College Australia is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering vocational qualifications in a range of industry areas from aged care to business services. It offers online and distance-based programs to individuals and businesses across Australia. It is student focused and flexible with training options. The college strives to assist and support students to ensure they have a productive learning experience. RTO code: 91000
DiplomaCourse code: CHC53315
- Flexible Delivery
20 Units: 15 core; 5 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
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.