Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care

If you support people with mental health problems but are not necessarily a mental health professional, this course could meet your needs. You will learn more about mental health and how people with mental health problems can be best supported. You will also deepen your knowledge of the legal policy and service framework for mental health, as well as principles of duty of care, interventions, support planning and risk management.

The course consists of six units:

Unit 1 – Understand the legal, policy and service framework in mental health
Unit 2 – Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Unit 3 – Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion
Unit 4 – Understand mental health problems
Unit 5 – Understand mental health interventions
Unit 6 – Understand care and support planning and risk management in mental health

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Six written assignments

Exams: No

Prison Support Requirements: Support submission and completion of assignments

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? Open University: Access Module Yo32: People, Work and Society

Find Out More: via NCC here


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