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This excellent course will give you a strong insight into the common causes and manifestations of mental health issues. As mentioned in the Summary, it’s very likely that you will know or be caring for someone with a mental health concern.
If you want to work in the mental health sector, it is a first-class primer, and is also useful for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) if you’re involved in a related field or sector.
According to the UK mental health charity “Mind”, approximately 25% of us (1 out of every 4 people) experience mental health issues each year. Although this number has not changed significantly in recent years, worries related to money, job security and loss of benefits can make it harder for people to cope.
The statistics for mental health problems make for sobering reading. The following is reproduced from the Mind website.
Every seven years a survey is done in England to measure the number of people who have different types of mental health problem each year.
Studying this course can make a massive difference to your own life, and to that of others. Knowledge is power; this course can potentially give you both
Unit 1: Mental Health
Unit 2: Legislation
Unit 3: Classifications
Unit 4: Depression
Unit 5: Eating Disorders
Unit 6: Personality Disorders
Unit 7: Schizophrenia
Unit 8: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Unit 9: Phobia and Psychosis
Unit 10: Abuse and Trauma
Unit 11: Crisis Work
Unit 12: Practical Help
Who is this course for?
This excellent course will give you a strong insight into the common causes and manifestations of mental health issues. As mentioned in the Summary, it's very likely that you will know or be caring for someone with a mental health concern.
You may be surprised to learn that this course has no set entry requirements. In fact, we designed it to be as accessible as possible. If you have drive and the motivation to pursue a rewarding career in this industry, you are welcomed to apply. We will supply you will a full study guide to help you ease into the course, and you will also be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to assist you in the pursuit of success.
Upon completion, graduates will receive a diploma from Cambridge Open College. In addition, graduates will also be awarded with a certificate that is endorsed by Focus Awards. Focus Awards only endorse courses that meet and exceed their stringent quality requirements.
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