This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

15 units: 11 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work with diverse people; Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety; Provide recovery oriented mental health services; Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues; Work collaboratively with the care network and other services; plus more. Electives: Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide; Recognise and respond to crisis situations; Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Work in an alcohol and other drugs context; Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services; Provide suicide bereavement support; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Adelaide No info No Part time
Maroochydore No info No Online
Maroochydore No info No
Maroochydore No info No
Maroochydore No info No Part time
Established in 1995, Morgan & Hay Community Services Training & Development Centre is a Registered Training Organisation. It is now part of the Maxima Group [Training Services]. They provide training in community services, home and community care, disability, mental health (non-clinical), service co-ordination and leisure and lifestyle. Short courses for employers are also offered and can assist with workforce planning and development. Classes are kept to a maximum of 15 students for internal learning and 10 students for online learning. It regularly provides training under funding from Government departments and is a 'Workready' registered provider.

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