CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health - International St George & Sutherland Community College

CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health - International

CRICOS Code: 0100184

Duration: 52 Weeks

Contact Time: 20 hrs 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. 80 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

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Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Mental Health CHC43315.
  • Establish self-directed recovery relationships (CHCMHS002)
  • Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide (CHCCCS003)
  • Work collaboratively with the care network and other services (CHCMHS004)
  • Provide loss and grief support (CHCCCS017)
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context (CHCAOD001)
  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services (CHCMHS003)
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (CHCDIV002)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Promote and facilitate self advocacy (CHCMHS008)
  • Work effectively in trauma informed care (CHCMHS007)
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence (CHCDFV001)
  • Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing (CHCMHS011)
  • Participate in workplace health and safety (HLTWHS001)
  • Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues (CHCMHS005)
  • Work legally and ethically (CHCLEG001)