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Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems - 21/22

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Course overview

This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill-health. This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems. The objective of this qualification is to develop the your understanding of a range of mental health problems, which could be used to support your role in the workplace or where you may work or interact with individuals with mental health problems.


How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this qualification you could progress to:

  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia
  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principes of End of Life Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management

Workers with a wide range of public service roles will interact with those with mental health issues and support needs in their day to day work. This could be those wrking in areas such as customer service, housing, voluntary sector, sport and recreation, hospitality, travel and tourism etc. This qualification would specifically support those workers to understand mental health issues.

Course Content

You will study the following:

  • Understanding mental health
  • Understanding stress
  • Understanding anxiety
  • Understanding phobias
  • Understanding depression
  • Understanding postnatal depression
  • Understanding bipolar disorder
  • Understanding schizophrenia
  • Understanding dementia
  • Understanding eating disorders
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder — ADHD
  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder — OCD
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder — PTSD


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