Certificate IV in Mental Health CHC40512
Course information and outcomes:
This qualification covers workers who provide a range of community services for people affected by mental health conditions and focusing on recovery and support, implementing activities and mental health promotion work through programs delivered by the Mental Health Community or Government Sectors.
This qualification defines the knowledge and skills required by workers working autonomously and/or under broad guidance within the mental health sector and refers to specific knowledge of mental health issues and appropriate intervention processes applied in clinical and community settings.
Occupational titles for these workers may include:
• Community rehabilitation and support worker
• Mental health rehabilitation support worker
• Community Support Worker
• Mental Health Support Worker
• Mental Health Outreach Worker
• Employment consultant/coordinator
There are no entry requirements, however working in the primary healthcare environment, or work experience in the Health or Community sectors would be an advantage.
This qualification can be completed in 12 months depending on a skills recognition process with a combination of up to 12 face to face workshops and self-paced workbooks and activities.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
We will recognise your skills and knowledge. For information on skills recognition refer to our RPL policy and procedure.
This course is nationally recognised and is a component of the National Health Training Package qualification. Requirements for Award of this qualification include 10 Core Units and 5 Elective Units.
CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector
CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
CHCMH401A Work effectively in mental health settings
CHCMH402B Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes
CHCMH403A Establish and maintain communication and relationships to support the recovery process
CHCMH404B Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process
CHCMH405A Work collaboratively to support recovery process
HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
CHCCS514B Recognise and respond to individuals at risk
CHCCS521B Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide
CHCMH408C Provide interventions to meet the needs of consumers with mental health and AOD issues
HLTCSD306D Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCAD401D Advocate for clients
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