This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues. You will learn how to support people with mental health issues, explore trauma informed practice, liaise with other agencies involved in the patient-care approach, empower people through the recovery model and communicate effectively with clients and other services.
This qualification covers workers who provide a range of services focusing on:
This qualification covers workers who provide a range of services focusing on:Rehabilitation and support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Implementing community-based activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability, and Mental health promotion work.
|Duration||52 weeks including holidays and 80 hours of work placement|
|Course Delivery||Face-to-Face; AHSI will organise your workplacement|
|Campus||Blacktown Campus or Lithgow Campus|
Total number of units = 15 (11 core units + 4 elective units)
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCMHS002||Establish self-directed recovery relationships|
|CHCMHS003||Provide recovery oriented mental health services|
|CHCMHS004||Work collaboratively with the care network and other services|
|CHCMHS005||Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues|
|CHCMHS007||Work effectively in trauma informed care|
|CHCMHS008||Promote and facilitate self advocacy|
|CHCMHS011||Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTAID011||Provide first aid|
Possible career opportunities relevant to this qualification include:
AHSI’s Certificate IV in Mental Health program can lead to Diploma of Mental Health and further Bachelor programs with Griffith University.