Certificate In Community Mental Health

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Course Overview

Have you always wanted to help and make a real difference to people’s lives? Now you can. Learn how to support children, teenagers and adults through our Certificate in Mental Health.

We often hear about mental health issues, mental illness and psychological disorders, but what do we actually mean by good mental health? This online course helps you understand the signs, symptoms and possible treatments of child and adult mental health problems.

This course will examine the link between mental health, alcohol and other drugs, as well as exploring mental health in the community and in the work place. A focus on working with families dealing with mental health issues is also covered.

This course is a great starting point to learn more about the industry. It’s ideal for those currently working within the industry to gain skills to help them cope with uneasy situations. Furthermore, it’s a great pathway course to find employment in counselling support roles and mental health organisations.

This course is broken into two modules: children & adolescent mental health and mental health in adults. Upon completion, you can have a deep understanding of common mental health conditions, knowing how to identify symptoms and provide treatments. You will also gain skills and knowledge to become successful in this rewarding and fast-growing industry.

Course Details


Certificate In Community Mental Health

Course Duration

150 hours of study from start to finish 

Tutor Support

Monday to Saturday via email or phone contact 

Study Mode

100% Online

Start Date

Enrol anytime

Course Units

Module 1: Children & Adolescent Mental Health

  • Nature and Scope of Mental Health
  • Mental and Physical Health Disorders: Infancy to Adolescents
  • Lifestyle and Nutrition Children to Adolescents
  • Social and Environmental Concerns: Children and Adolescents
  • Emotional Wellbeing in Children and Adolescents
  • Psychological Health Concerns: Children and Adolescents
  • Holistic Health and Well-being: Children and Adolescents
  • An Approach to Mental Well-being and Recovery
  • Building Resilience for Mental Well-being
  • Mental Wellbeing Support Services for Children and Adolescents
  • An insight into understanding mental health (An interview with Matt Green – Mental Health Specialist)

Module 2: Mental Health in Adults

  • Introduction To Mental Health Issues
  • Depression In Men And Women
  • Anxiety, Phobias and OCD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Dementias
  • Helping Yourself In Mental Health Issues
  • Services For Mental Health Issues
Career Pathways
  • Social Service Worker and Case Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Officer
  • Life Coach (grief, rehabilitation, addictions, academic/career)
  • Mental Health Coordinator
  • Family and Marriage Therapist
  • Outreach and Community Support Officer
  • Support Worker
  • Community Services
  • Aide Work
  • Community Programs
  • Mental Health Coordinator
  • Family and Marriage Therapist
  • Disabilities Services Officer​
Course Features
  • All course material is provided for students and included within the course fees.

  • Network with other likeminded students in our interactive online learning platform.

  • Graduate with an official certificate recognising your successful completion of the course.

  • Receive an academic transcript of all the units completed.

  • A letter of recommendation for any current or future employer.

  • Assistance in either setting up a LinkedIn profile or CV/Cover letters.

  • A three-day cooling off period to ensure you're happy with the course of your choice.

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