Become Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, Case Manager or Mental Health Support Worker!
Become Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, Case Manager or Mental Health Support Worker!
Our Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315) course will equip you with the high-level skills that are required to support those experiencing issues relating to mental health and general wellbeing.
The Diploma of Mental Health course will enable you to provide services to people with coexisting mental health dependencies and work with clients in the specialised area of domestic and family violence. Throughout your studies you will learn the importance on providing community focused mental health programs and prevention strategies while working within the frameworks of trauma-informed care.
You will also learn how to recognise the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems, and how to provide help and support in a crisis situation utilising specialist referral networks. This work will enable you to provide a recovery oriented approach when working with a variety of health and community service professionals. With this qualification you can support, counsel, refer and advocate positive outcomes for individual clients and communities suffering from complex mental health issues.
Growth in the mental health sector is strong with the Australian Government expecting to see more than 50,000 job openings in the next five years. This is your opportunity to take charge of your career and study The Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315) with highly skilled practitioners in one of the fastest growing industry sectors in Australia.
Designed to suit a busy person’s lifestyle, ACCLM Diploma of Mental Health course allows you to study when it’s most convenient for you. With all training materials being online you can complete your Diploma of Mental Health course in a few months or take up to 2 years, giving you the option to study at your own pace. Our dedicated support staff are just a click away.
52 weeks – (2 years max)
Approximately 15-20 hours weekly
Online with regular trainer lead tutorial sessions
4 July, 15 August, 19 September, 31 October, 12 December 2022
Special limited time offer: $7,000 (Standard: $12,950)
Prerequisites: • Completed Year 12 or Certificate IV qualification or overseas equivalent, or sufficient (3 years or more) life experience (work or study) can be considered • Minimum 18 years of age
This Diploma of Mental Health course includes 20 units of competency (15 core units and 5 elective units), delivered as 5 modules of training.
Module 1 Culture and Community
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people (Core)
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services (Core) *requires 80 hours of work placement
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services (Core) *requires 80 hours of work placement
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues (Core)
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships (Core) *requires 80 hours of work placement
Module 2 Assessment and Interventions
CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs (Core)
CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity (Core)
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing (Core)
CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives (Core)
CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care (Core)
Module 3 Community Risk Management
CHCCSL007 Support counselling clients in decision-making processes (Elective)
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence (Elective)
CHCDFV006 Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence (Elective)
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support (Elective)
Module 4 Cultural Advocacy and Risk Management
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (Core)
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services (Core)
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
Module 5 Reflective Practice
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice (Core)
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice (Core)
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues (Elective)
Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
The Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker plays an integral role in the delivery of services mental health services across the local community. This role is responsible for mental health intakes, assessment and triage of the required services for individuals who are experiencing mental health issues and who are seeking support.
Case Managers are responsible for assisting clients to solve complex issues with the aim of enhancing their clients’ quality of life. This role requires the overseeing and coordinating of the long term treatment needs that addresses the specific and personalised needs of a client.
Mental Health Support Worker
Mental Health Support Workers work with people who are living with mental illness, their families, carers and friends. This involves day-to-day support to help clients meet their individual goals, assisting them to navigate other health services and monitoring their progress. Mental Health Support Workers may work with groups and conduct outreach assistance that enables management of daily activities and connection with the local community. You will provide
consistent and motivational support enabling
positive and forward looking outcomes for your clients.
Diploma of Counselling
2. Bachelor Degree
Bachelor of Mental Health
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice
Online Course Delivery
The course is delivered completely online with no classroom attendance required. A sound level of computer literacy is expected from students. Online delivery provides you with maximum flexibility, allowing you to study anywhere and anytime.
As all training materials and assessments are delivered online, you must have access to a good computer with internet access. You have online access to your facilitator and other support.
Trainer Lead Tutorial Sessions and Weekend Workshops
The Diploma of Mental Health course includes optional live sessions over Zoom where students can interact with their trainer and peers, have their questions answered, and receive additional support with their studies. Participation in these sessions is not mandatory.
Virtual weekend workshops will be also held throughout the course to provide practical application of your skills and knowledge.
Virtual workshops will be held throughout the course to provide practical application of your skills and knowledge.
Students will be provided with information regarding available tutorial sessions and weekend workshops throughout their studies.
A variety of assessment methods will be utilised to assess the student’s competency in each unit of this qualification. Each unit of competency will be assessed using any 3 of the following 5 assessment methods:
Question and answer responses that require independent research.
Case studies are analyses of persons, events, decisions, periods, projects, policies, organisations, or other systems that are studied holistically by one or more methods.
A reflective assessment enables the student to become more self-aware of themselves and those around them. It improves the students’ knowledge and understanding of a topic while enhancing workplace practices.
Roleplay assessment through direct, indirect observation by the trainer/assessor in a simulated workplace environment.
The host employer is required to sign off on workplace competency utilising the provided Third Party Reports.
Accredited & Recognised Qualification
ACCLM is a registered training organisation (RTO) providing high-quality vocational education and training leading to nationally recognised qualifications.
Qualified and Dedicated Trainers & Student Support
Our Diploma of Mental Health trainers are highly qualified and have extensive experience & expertise in mental health, counselling & community services.
Study online at your own pace. Graduate from Diploma of Mental Health early or take up to 2 years to complete your course.
ACCLM’s pay-as-you-go scheme with monthly, fortnightly & weekly payment options provides maximum flexibility. Or choose our pay upfront option.
Helping people to overcome their troubles is certainly one of the most valuable and important professions there is. Make a difference and enjoy what you do with this amazing ACCLM mental health course!
The health industry in Australia & worldwide is booming, with a high volume of jobs emerging for the next 20 years#. Lay your foundation to success by studying mental health at ACCLM now.
Students are able to enrol into the Diploma of Mental Health course with ONE of the following:
CERTIFICATE III OR EQUIVALENT
Online Entry Quiz
Weekly, Fortnightly and Monthly payment plans available. If you choose a payment plan option & complete the Diploma of Mental Health course before the maximum time stipulation of 2 years, you will have to pay the remaining fees before your qualification can issued.
ACCLM Diploma of Mental Health course offers optional live sessions over Zoom for all students where mental health course students can interact with their trainer and peers, have their questions answered, and receive additional support with their studies. Participation in these sessions is not mandatory.
Online training sessions are conducted by qualified industry experts with years of experience in teaching Mental Health, Counselling, Community Services and Management courses.
If you’d like further information about the Diploma of Mental Health (CHC53315) course or to discuss your individual circumstances, please complete the enquiry form below or call us on 1800 875 725.
Head Office: 160 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 61 02 8265 3200
399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel: 61 03 9603 5333
Level 2, 126 Margaret Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Tel: 61 07 3210 7474
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