CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health


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Study Mode:

15 Hours Face to Face and 5 Hours Online

Study Duration:

104 weeks (80 Academic weeks + 24 Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: AUD 28,000
Enrollment Fee: AUD 250
Material Fee: AUD 1500

Total Fees: AUD 29,750

Delivery Location:

Suite 1 level 2, 17 Macquarie street, NSW 2150
25 Cavenagh St, Darwin City NT 0800

This qualification reflects 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. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Units of competency

CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships Core
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services Core
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services Core
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues Core
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
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety Core
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support Elective
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships Elective