Managing Mental Health in Adults Online Course

From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks

Duration

Exam

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Qualification

Clear

This course requires no prior knowledge and is suitable for anyone either on a professional basis or as a hobby.

This is suitable for (but not limited to):

  • Social workers
  • Counsellors
  • Teachers
  • Psychologists
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Volunteer counsellors
  • Mental health workers
  • Learning disability workers
  • Support workers
  • Health and well-being workers
  • Stress management/ Anger management consultants
  • Human resources staff
  • Law enforcement
  • Managers/Supervisors
  • Advice/ Homelessness workers
  • Anyone who supports and is interested in people with mental health issues

Course Aims:

  • Discuss the nature, scope and impact of mental health on adults of all ages.
  • Explain the different types of depression and the impact of gender on depression.
  • Explain the nature of anxiety and related conditions, and consider possible responses that may be used for these conditions.
  • Explain the nature of schizophrenia and consider the responses that might be taken to such conditions.
  • Explain the scope and nature of antisocial personality disorders, and consider the responses that might be taken to such conditions.
  • Explain the scope and nature of eating disorders in adults, and consider the responses that might be taken to such conditions.
  • Explain the scope and nature of dementia in adults, and consider the responses that might be taken to such conditions.
  • Identify a wide range of self-help options that can be facilitated for sufferers of mental health problems.
  • Identify mental health services and support options available for those with mental health issues.

 

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Your Tutor

Dr. Nicholas Harris B. Psychology (Hons I), PhD
Nicholas Harris

Nicholas is a social psychologist; he studies and teaches on topics involving group-level and individual-level behavior, as well as examining the effect of the situation. Nicholas has been involved in writing textbooks and research papers in psychology. Nicholas’ teaching experience is vast; he has taught social psychology, indigenous and intercultural psychology, statistics, research methods, psychological measurement and assessment, personality, organizational psychology, counselling skills, and ethics. Nicholas has also completed a number of short courses on counselling and suicide prevention, and has volunteered for a number of years with Lifeline. Nicholas has supervised a number of honours and master’s research theses.