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Mental Health Support Worker

10 Career Development Courses Included | Free Certificate PDF+Hard Copy | Video Lessons| Tutor Support| Lifetime Access

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Study method
Online, self-paced
52 hours
Access to content
Lifetime access
No formal qualification
115 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Kickstart your career in the mental health service and learn how to give professional care and treatment to people with mental health conditions. Enrol in this Mental Health Support Worker training course today and start making a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of young people and adults.

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience mental health problems each year. If you’re interested in a career in mental health care, this Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker will give you the practical skills and knowledge you need to care for individuals with mental health issues during their psychological and emotional lows, be it professionally or to support a loved one.

The information and tuition in the course have been compiled by industry experts and will allow you to engage and assist those with severe disorders such as OCD and Anorexia. Alongside learning the appropriate medical procedures, you will also be taught aspects of communication, technology, and the career opportunities that exist in the UK Health sector.

Along with this Mental Health Support Worker, you will get 10 additional Career development courses, an original hardcopy certificate, a transcript and a student ID card which will allow you to get discounts on things like music, food, travel and clothes etc.

What other courses are included with this Mental Health Support Worker?

  • Course 01: Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Course 02: Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Course 03: Addiction and Mental Health - Dual Diagnosis
  • Course 04: Bereavement Counselling
  • Course 05: Understanding Autism Awareness and Diagnosis Level 2
  • Course 06: Designated Safeguarding Lead DSL Complete Diploma
  • Course 07: Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness - Level 2
  • Course 08: Learning Disability Awareness
  • Course 09: Emotional Intelligence and Human Behaviour
  • Course 10: Biohacking Your Physical and Mental Health

Provide crucial support and treatment to those with distress and anxiety by becoming a professional Mental Health Nurse.

This Mental Health Nursing and Support Worker course will train you in all the requirements needed to care for any adult or child that has Mental Health issues.

Gain experience online and interact with experts. This can prove to be the perfect way to get noticed by a prospective employer and stand out from the crowd.

Experienced tutors and mentors will be there for you whenever you need them, and solve all your queries through email and chat boxes.

Learning outcomes of Mental Health Support Worker:

  • Understand the huge importance of Mental Health Support Work
  • Know the range of UK laws and regulations that protects those with disorders
  • Become aware of disorders that arise in childhood and adolescence
  • Gain the ability to treat stress and anxiety disorders
  • Learn how to deal with major personality disorders
  • Fully understand the issues behind self-harm and suicide attempts
  • Obtain an awareness of CMHTs and the services they provide

Why choose Mental Health Support Worker? Count the ways that it can help you…

  1. One payment, but a lifetime access to 11 CPD courses
  2. Certificate, Transcript, student ID everything included in a one-time fee
  3. No need to worry about hidden charges
  4. CPD certificate will be sent directly to you
  5. One-on-one help assistance on every weekday
  6. Practical and honest assessments performed immediately
  7. Personal PDF certificate awarded on passing
  8. Original copies of your exam certificate and transcript sent the next working day
  9. Gain valuable and recognised experience without leaving your home


115 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

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Course Curriculum of Mental Health Support Worker

Course 1: Mental Health Support Worker

Mental Health Support Worker - Module 01: Introduction to Mental Health Nursing
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 02: Mental Health over Life Span and Society
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 03: Child Mental Health
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 04: Adolescent Mental Health
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 05: Adult Mental Health
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 06: Planning and Implementation
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 07: Mental Health Nursing Models
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 08: Mental Health in the Digital Age-Part 1
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 09: Mental Health in the Digital Age-Part 2
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 10: Common Mental Disorders-Part 1
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 11: Common Mental Disorders-Part 2
Mental Health Support Worker - Module 12: Legislations Related to Mental Health in the UK

Course 2: Cognitive behavioural therapy

  • Module 01: Psychology of Stress
  • Module 02: Individual experiences of 'stress'
  • Module 03: Stress Management
  • Module 04: Psychology of 'Anxiety'
  • Module 05: Anxiety Disorders
  • Module 06: Coping with Anxiety
  • Module 07: Final Words

Course 3: Counselling and Psychotherapy

  • Module 01: Introduction to the course
  • Module 02: Understanding Psychotherapy
  • Module 03: Starting Psychotherapy Practice
  • Module 04: Your Potential Clients in Therapy
  • Module 05: Different Types of Psychotherapy
  • Module 06: Internet-Based Therapy

Course 4: Addiction and Mental Health - Dual Diagnosis

  • Module 01: Drugs and Effects
  • Module 02: Addictions & Mental Health
  • Module 03: Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health
  • Module 04: Brain Works - Neurophysiology
  • Module 05: Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment
  • Module 06: Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support

Course 5: Bereavement Counselling

Module: 01

  • About the Instructor & the Course
  • What is counselling: Introduction to Counselling

And much more

Module 02:

  • Beliefs that people held about ‘death’ and ‘dying’
  • A child and adolescent view of death

And much more

Module 03:

  • Sadness Vs Depression
  • Grief Vs Depression

And much more

Module 04:

  • Adjusting to violent death
  • Counselling the dying

And much more

Course 6: Understanding Autism Awareness and Diagnosis Level 2

  • Module 01: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Module 02: Learning Difficulties Related to Autism
  • Module 03: Autism Diagnosis
  • Module 04: Cognitive Approaches in Autism
  • Module 05: Dealing with Autistic Individuals
  • Module 06: Other Considerations for Dealing with Autistic Individuals
  • Module 07: Engagement in Autism Awareness

Course 7: Designated Safeguarding Lead DSL Complete Diploma

Safeguarding Children

  • Module 01: Introduction to Safeguarding
  • Module 02: Laws and Guidance
  • Module 03: Child Abuse
  • Module 04: Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Module 05: Risks and Risk Assessment
  • Module 06: Responding to Disclosure and Reporting
  • Module 07: Things to Do after Referral
  • Module 08: Record Keeping

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

  • Module 01: An Introduction to Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
  • Module 02: Safeguarding Legislations
  • Module 03: Understanding Abuse and Neglect
  • Module 04: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Module 05: Understanding the Importance of Communication in Care
  • Module 06: Sharing Information and Responding To a Disclosure
  • Module 07: Reporting Your Concern

Course 8: Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness - Level 2

  • Module 01: Introduction to Domestic Violence & Abuse
  • Module 02: The Components of Domestic Violence
  • Module 03: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Victims
  • Module 04: The Impact of Domestic Violence and Abuse on Children
  • Module 05: Assessing the Risks of Domestic Violence and Abuses on Children
  • Module 06: Supporting the Victim and Reporting Incidents
  • Module 07: Record Keeping

Course 9: Learning Disability Awareness

  • Module 01: Learning Disability and Mental Health
  • Module 02: Learning Disability Nursing
  • Module 03: Psychosocial Interventions
  • Module 04: Psychodynamic Approaches
  • Module 05: Learning Disability Nursing Throughout the Lifespan
  • Module 06: Role of the Learning Disability Nurse in Promoting Health and Well-Being
  • Module 07: Care Planning in Mental Health Settings
  • Module 08: Nursing Models and Behavioural Interventions
  • Module 09: The Future of Learning Disability Nursing
  • Module 10: Future Spheres of Practice for Learning Disability Nursing

Course 10: Emotional Intelligence and Human Behaviour

  • Module 01: Human Behaviour and Basic Psychological Process
  • Module 02: Evolutionary Perspective of Human Behaviour
  • Module 03: Human Intelligence
  • Module 04: Intelligence Test and Variations in Intelligence
  • Module 05: Learning and Conditioning
  • Module 06: Language and Communication
  • Module 07: Introduction to Emotion
  • Module 08: Emotion Influences Cognition
  • Module 09: Stress, Anger and Conflict
  • Module 10: Emotional Intelligence
  • Module 11: Self-Leadership
  • Module 12: Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Course 11: Biohacking Your Physical and Mental Health

  • Module 01: Introduction
  • Module 02: Sleep – So MUCH More Than Just Rest
  • Module 03: Blue Light & Red Light
  • Module 04: Mindfulness & Movement
  • Module 05: What You Put In Your Mouth is KEY!
  • Module 06: Hidden Secret – “Cryotherapy”
  • Module 07: Importance Of PURE Air
  • Module 08: Final Thoughts & Recommendations

How will I get my certificate?

At the end of the course, there will be a written assignment test which you can take either during or after the course. After successfully completing the test you will be able to order your CPD Accredited Certificate as proof of your achievement.

  • PDF Certificate: Free (Previously it was £10)
  • Hardcopy Certificate: Free (Previously it was £20)

Who is this course for?

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this Mental Health Support Worker. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.


Our Mental Health Support Worker is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices. This course has been designed to be fully compatible on tablets and smartphones so you can access your course on wifi, 3G or 4G.

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

Career path

Mental Health Support Worker

This comprehensive course is ideal for anyone who wants to fast track their career in any of the following roles:

  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Mental Health Graduate
  • Mental Health Solicitor
  • Mental Health Administrator
  • Mental Health Paralegal
  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Health Care Support Worker
  • Mental Health Care Assistant

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.