This mental health awareness course is designed for those who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the different types of mental health disorders, their causes, diagnoses and treatment. It is ideal for aspiring professionals who are looking to secure a career in counselling or clinical psychology.
This comprehensive course will take you through some common mental health-related illnesses such as anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression, introducing some key statistics regarding mental health in the UK. You will learn about their treatments, triggers and development, equipping you with the essential knowledge to become a qualified mental health counsellor.
By the end of the course, you will have an excellent understanding of the social, environmental and developmental factors that play a key role in the development of mental health issues, with in-depth knowledge of a wide range of common psychological disorders.
Who should take the course
This course is ideal for those who work in the mental health sector or social care, such as:
- Clinical Psychologists
- Mental Health Counsellors
- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
- Clinical Social Workers
- Mental Health Support Workers
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
In module one, we will deepen our understanding of what mental illness is, including statistics regarding mental health in the UK.
In module two, we will explore a variety of common mental health disorders, deepening our understanding of their symptoms and causes.