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Working in mental health is a very rewarding and interesting career. With the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working in Mental Health, students will have a fully recognised course that provides a fantastic base for a care helping individuals with complex needs.
This Level 2 QCF course in Understanding Working in Mental Health is the perfect qualification to launch a career in mental health care. With a fully recognised QCF qualification, mental health workers will have the understanding and knowledge to work with individuals that have complex mental issues and support them in implementing carefully crafted treatment packages.
Study time: 120 hours
Enrolment length: 12 months
Course format: Paper based pack
Assignments: 9 written tasks
Entry requirements: None specific
In this unit of the course we will cover mental health in general and the key components of mental well-being. The many risk factors to mental stability will be explored and the effects of mental health problems will be outlined.
We will now move on to looking at mental disorders and how these are classified. We will look at many different terms that are used when diagnosing mental problems and the key symptoms of each.
Throughout this third unit of your course we will look at duty of care and how to approach dilemmas in health and social care. Knowing how to resolve dilemmas and being able to respond to these appropriately is very important when working in mental health.
Working to a standard that encourages everyone around you to develop their full potential is required when in any social care setting. Everyone should be encouraged to participate and this is the only way to provide care for people to the best possible standards. In this unit we will look at equality, diversity and inclusion as well as legislation that is associated to promoting diversity.
Knowing the standards when working in health and social care is essential so that key principles can be worked towards. In this part of the course we will look into working with individuals and taking into account their various needs to provide the best possible care.
In this unit we will cover the different models of mental health care that can be utilised when working with individuals. We will also look into ways of working with a variety of agencies and the manner in which this should be done to ensure maximum effect and care for the service user.
Understanding mental well-being and how to support people in making change will be covered in this part of the course. Being able to work with people to become independent is a key part of working in mental health so we will look at methods of providing support whilst promoting self-reliance in service users.
When working in mental health it is very important to understand the various groups, both locally and nationally, that can support individuals in making a change. In this unit we will look at these different groups and cover areas including housing, financial and life skills support that is available for individuals with mental health problems.
In this final unit of the course we will look at treatments that are available for people with mental health problems as well as treatment packages. This will require us to draw upon some of the knowledge we have learnt previously and understanding ways to provide ongoing support to services users.
Who is this course for?
Anyone looking to work in mental health as a mental health nurse, psychiatric nurse or counsellor.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
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