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Commuunity Mental Health & Psychiatry


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Summary

Price
£320 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
12 Months
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

This online course in Community Mental Health & Psychiatry would be a great piece of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for anyone working as a counsellor, therapist, or mental health professional. It could also be a great piece of preparation for someone who hopes to work in one of these roles, and requires a course to give them the underpinning knowledge of various conditions, treatments and legislation relating to mental health.

Description

Unit 1: Mental Health Workers

  • What is a Mental Health Worker?
  • Different Roles in Mental Health
  • Care Co-ordinator (Key Worker / Case Manager)
  • Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)
  • General Practitioner (GP)
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Social Worker
  • Mental Health Advocacy
  • Independent Professional Advocacy
  • Peer or Collective Advocacy
  • Citizen Advocacy
  • The Mental Health Act
  • The Mental Health Act 2007
  • Who is the Nearest Relative?
  • What the Nearest Relative can do
  • Who is an Approved Mental Health Professional?

Unit 2: Mental Health & Related Acts

  • Sections of the Mental Health Act
  • How long does it last?
  • What is the reason?
  • Who can issue a Section 2?
  • Medical say so
  • Discharge procedure
  • How long does it last?
  • What is the reason?
  • Who can issue a Section 3?
  • Medical say so
  • Discharge procedure
  • Section 4
  • How long does it last?
  • What is the reason?
  • Who can issue a Section 4?
  • Medical say so
  • Section 5
  • Section 5 (2)
  • How long?
  • Who can issue a Section 5 (2)?
  • Section 5 (4)
  • How long?
  • Who can issue a Section 5 (4)?
  • Section 37
  • How long does it last?
  • What is the reason?
  • Medical say so
  • Discharge procedure:
  • Section 41
  • How long does it last?
  • Medical say so
  • Discharge procedure
  • Section 117
  • How long does it last?
  • What is the reason?
  • Who is responsible for providing the services under a section 117?
  • Section 36
  • How long does it last?
  • Who can issue a Section 36?
  • What is the reason?
  • Mental Health Terminology
  • The Mental Health System
  • Community Mental Health Team
  • Outreach Team
  • The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
  • Day Centres
  • Inpatients
  • The Human Rights Act
  • The Mental Capacity Act
  • Outpatient Services
  • Community Outreach Services
  • Classifications

Unit 3: Depression

  • Depression: Explanation
  • Major (Clinical) Depression
  • Atypical Depression
  • Unspecified Depression
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Depression: Symptoms
  • Psychological Symptoms
  • Physical Symptoms
  • Social Symptoms
  • Depression: Diagnosis
  • Major Depressive Episode
  • Manic Episode
  • Mixed Episode
  • Hypomanic Episode
  • Furthermore:
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Dysthymic Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Cyclothymic Disorder
  • Depression: Who is Affected?
  • Depression in Women
  • Depression in Men
  • Depression in Children
  • Depression in the Elderly
  • Depression: Causes
  • Genetic Factors
  • Trauma and Stress Related Factors
  • Physical Factors
  • Additional Factor

Unit 4: Eating Disorders

  • Eating Disorders: Explanation
  • What are Eating Disorders?
  • Types of Eating Disorders
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Eating Disorders: Symptoms
  • Anorexia
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Eating Disorders: Diagnosis
  • Anorexia
  • Restricting Type
  • Binge Eating Type or Purging Type
  • Bulimia
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
  • Eating Disorders: Complications
  • Eating Disorders: Who is Affected?
  • Eating Disorders: Causes
  • Psychological
  • Biological
  • Social
  • Eating Disorders: Prevention

Unit 5: Personality Disorders

  • Personality Disorders: Explanation
  • What are Personality Disorders?
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Medication
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Medication
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Medication
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Hospitalisation
  • Medications
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Hospitalisation
  • Medication
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Medications
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Psychosocial Treatment
  • Group Therapy
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Medications
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Medications
  • Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
  • Treatment Options
  • Hospitalisation
  • Medications
  • Personality Disorders: Common Misconceptions and Generalisations
  • Manipulative
  • Attention Seeking
  • Demanding
  • Obstructive
  • Personality Disorders: Causes
  • Developmental
  • The Parent-Blame Problem
  • The Role of Peers
  • Biological
  • The Genetic/Environmental Convergence
  • Physical Causes
  • Personality Disorders: Prognosis
  • Schizophrenia: Explanation
  • Schizophrenia: Symptoms
  • Positive Symptoms
  • Negative Symptoms
  • Cognitive Symptoms
  • Schizophrenia: Diagnosis
  • Social / Occupational Dysfunction
  • Duration
  • Schizoaffective and Mood Disorder Exclusion
  • Substance/General Medical Condition Exclusion
  • Relationship to a Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Schizophrenia: Causes
  • Brain Abnormalities
  • Genetic Factors
  • Developmental Factors
  • Schizophrenia: The Facts
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Explanation
  • Checkers
  • Hoarders
  • Obsessionals
  • Orderers
  • Washers and Cleaners
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Symptoms
  • Obsessions
  • Compulsions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Causes
  • Genetic
  • Physical
  • Infection
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Facts
  • Phobia
  • Social Phobias
  • Specific Phobia
  • Agoraphobia
  • Psychosis
  • Organic Psychosis
  • Brief Reactive Psychosis
  • Drug-Induced Psychosis

Unit 6: How to Help Someone in Crisis

  • Self-harm
  • Why do People Self-harm?
  • What can Friends and Family do?
  • What to do if your Client has Self-harmed
  • Breaking the Pattern of Self-injury
  • Suicide
  • Why do People Commit Suicide?
  • Talking to a Client who is Suicidal
  • Suicide Management Plan
  • Questions to Ask your Client about Suicide Ideation:
  • Factors which Contribute to an Increased Risk of Suicide:
  • Known Critical Suicidal Feelings
  • Eating Distress
  • Relationship Breakdown

Unit 7: Abuse and Trauma: Explanation

  • Child Abuse
  • Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Ritual Abuse
  • Features Commonly Associated with Ritual Abuse:
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Assault
  • Police Action
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • Male Abuse
  • Staying Safe
  • Leaving an Abusive Environment
  • Abuse and the Law
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004
  • Rights of Victims
  • Injunctions
  • Applying for an Injunction
  • Evidence Required
  • Breaking a Court Order
  • Reporting Abuse
  • Police Action
  • Court
  • Before Court
  • After Court
  • Prison
  • Probation Contact
  • Restorative Justice
  • Life and Relationships after Abuse
  • Why do People Abuse?

Unit 8: Listening Skills and Validation

  • Stages of Listening
  • Listening Skills and Validation: Types of Listening
  • Listening Skills and Validation: Common Problems
  • Tips for Good Listening
  • Types of Validation
  • Research
  • Article discussing BPD and eating disorders:
  • Borderline Personality and Eating Disorders

Who is this course for?

This course would be suitable as a piece of CPD for people working in mental health or psychiatry, or as a preparation for anyone hoping to study higher level qualifications or seek work in a mental health related role.

Requirements

There are no formal requirements for this role, but we would only recommend it to those who have previously studied an academic subject at level 3.

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Alfredo Jose asked:

Is the £320 the full money? Or do I need to buy a place for the last exam? All many assessments do I need send in total?

Answer:

£320 is the full cost - ther are no additional fees for exams etc. There are five tutor marked assignments to be completed in this course,

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Jamie asked:

Does school provides a UK Reference Number? accredited & recognised by Ofqual & worldwide? And does it offer a money back guarantee? phone support ?

Answer:

Dear Jamie The course is a centre devised programme which is certificated through ABC AWards, a leading UK awarding organisation. However it is not a regulated qualification hence does not have an OFQUAL qualification number. All of our courses come with a 14 day cancellation/refund period. Support is provided by email and telephone (during business hours).

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jamie asked:

on completing course is certification available and transcripts if yes. how soon after?

Answer:

On successful completion stuents receive a certificate plus unit summary from ABC Awards. The moderation and printing process takes approx four weeks from the final assignment being marked.

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Dr Cisuaka Mukeba asked:

Would you please give me the period that the course will start? I am interested and want to make arrangement with diary Thank you.

Answer:

The course operates by distance learning and so students can enroll at any time and begin their studies when they wish. Once enrolled you would have support for up to one year to complete the course.

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Eva asked:

HI can i pay by instalments?

Answer:

Payments are made direct to Reed Online and so you would need to ask them direct please about payment methods. Regards,

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Mary Mccabe asked:

How many study hours does this require and what assessment is involved?

Answer:

This course requires approxiametly 90 hours of study, and is assessed through a series of tutor marked assignment submmitted by email or by post, and which test the student's knowledge and understanding of the course materials.

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Dr Cisuaka Mukeba asked:

To which university are linked please? and is this recognized in the world or it is only local program,thanks

Answer:

Hello Study House courses are accredited by a recognised UK Awarding Organisation - ABC Awards. We are not linked to any specific university and recognition of UK awards abroad is a matter for each foreign academic organisation therefore we cannot speak on behalf of each of them.

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