Certificate IV in Mental Health
Certificate IV in Mental Health provides an opportunity for participants to build on their on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification in mental health.
Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) is an ideal entry for anyone looking to develop specialist skills to work supporting people living with a mental health condition.
The course covers a range of skills and practical experience, including:
- establishing self-directed recovery relationships
- providing recovery-oriented mental health services
- working effectively in trauma-informed care
- promoting and facilitating self-advocacy
- assessing and promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing
- assessing co-existing needs
- providing interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues.
This course aims to build understanding as well as develop strategies and practical skills for working in mental health.
Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Mental Health can lead to a range of potential career opportunities, including community support worker and mental health worker.
Our courses are delivered by experienced mental health workers.
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What you will learn
Through a blend of theory, practical coursework and discussions with other support workers the course covers:
- Working with people with mental health and alcohol and other drug issues
- Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
- Recovery approaches and working with care networks and other services
- Trauma-informed care
- Understanding and responding to suicide
- Understand the interrelationship between medical, social and psychological health
- Working legally and ethically
- Developing critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills.
Who should enrol?
Anyone with qualifications, work experience or volunteer experience in community-based non-government organisations, home-based programs, respite care, residential services, clinical settings and more.
“This training was a very good way to build a basis for working in the mental health field, from a community perspective,” Course participant