CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health - International

CRICOS Code: 0100185

Duration: 104 Weeks

Contact Time: 20 hours per week

Interested in providing self-directed recovery support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability?

What will you learn?

  • Skills to work autonomously under a broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals
  • Developing skills to implement community based programs and activities focusing on mental health and illness

Rewarding and fulfilling career options include:

  • Assistant Community Services worker
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Mental Health outreach
  • Outreach officer

With further study, become a:

  • Team leader
  • Supervisor
  • Manager

Delivery and assessment mode

  • Full time at Jannali
  • Assessments are competency based which means that you have to demonstrate that you are able to meet the performance criteria for each unit.
  • Assessment methods will vary including: Questions & Answers, projects, role plays, presentations, port folios observation.
  • Assessments will be completed in and outside of class time.
  • You should allow approximately 5-10 hours per week for self-study and out of class assessments.

Work Placement

This course requires work placement which will be organised by SGSCC. Work placement (unpaid) is a compulsory component of the course where you will be assessed in the workplace.
160 hours

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Upper intermediate level of English (IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent)

All students must undertake the following:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal Record Check

Units of Competency you will be studying:

  1. CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
  2. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  3. CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  4. CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  5. CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
  6. CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  7. CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  8. CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
  9. CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
  10. CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social,emotional and physical wellbeing
  11. CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
  12. CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care
  13. CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  14. CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  15. HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
  16. CHCVOL003 Recruit, induct and support volunteers
  17. BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
  18. CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
  19. CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues
  20. CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Diploma of Mental Health CHC53315.
  • Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues (CHCMHS005)
  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services (CHCMHS003)
  • Facilitate the counselling relationship and process (CHCCSL003)
  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services (CHCMHS004)
  • Establish self-directed recovery relationships (CHCMHS002)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives (CHCMHS012)
  • Manage budgets and financial plans (BSBFIM501)
  • Research and apply evidence to practice (CHCPOL003)
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (CHCDIV002)
  • Implement trauma informed care (CHCMHS013)
  • Recruit, induct and support volunteers (CHCVOL003)
  • Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity (CHCMHS010)
  • Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs (CHCMHS009)
  • Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing (CHCMHS011)
  • Manage work health and safety (HLTWHS004)
  • Provide systems advocacy services (CHCADV005)
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003)
  • Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues (CHCAOD006)
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context (CHCAOD001)
CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health - International

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2019-05-24 2019-05-24
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