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

  • Hold a current CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • 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. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  2. CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  3. CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
  4. CHCMHS003 Provide recovery-oriented mental health services
  5. CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
  6. CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  7. CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing

The above 7 core units are the prerequisite units for the Diploma

  1. CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
  2. CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs
  3. CHCMHS010 Implement recovery-oriented approaches to complexity
  4. CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
  5. CHCMHS013 Implement trauma-informed care
  6. CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  7. CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  8. HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

#CHCDEV001 Confirm client developmental status
#CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
#CHCCSL002 Apply Specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
#CHCEDU001 Provide community-focused health promotion and prevention strategies
#CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

Course Related Information:

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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)
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