Graduate Certificate in Managing Youth Self-Harm and Suicide

The University of Melbourne

The Graduate Certificate in Managing Youth Self-Harm and Suicide has been developed by the University of Melbourne's Centre for Youth Mental Health in collaboration with Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health to equip the mental health workforce with the latest theory, research and evidence-based practice guidelines on the detection, prevention and management of self-harm and suicide-related behaviours in young people. Delivered wholly online, the course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the epidemiology of self-harm and suicide in young people, key features of the suicidal process, principles of assessing risk of self-harm and suicide-related behaviours, and evidence-based approaches to prevent, monitor and manage self-harm and suicide risk in clinical and community settings.

Course Fee:

Australian: $9,040
International: $9,040

Entry Requirements:

An undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline such as health science, social work, psychology, medicine, or related discipline; or an undergraduate degree in any discipline or equivalent, and two years of documented relevant work experience; or five years of documented relevant work experience, including clear evidence of career development, professional writing, and professional achievement or practice comparable to that expected of undergraduate degree holders in cognate disciplines.

Structure:

50 credit points comprising four subjects of 12.5 points each.

Subjects you can Study:

Foundations of Youth Mental Health; Engaging and Assessing Young People; Managing Youth Self-harm and Suicide 1; Managing Youth Self-harm and Suicide 2

Study Pathways:

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Managing Youth Self-Harm and Suicide may be eligible for 25 points credit towards the Graduate Certificate in Youth Mental Health, the Graduate Diploma in Youth Mental Health or the Master of Youth Mental Health.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Related Careers:

Counsellor, Social Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parkville No info Yes Part time 1 year
Parkville No info Yes Online
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