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Integrating Mental Health Practice Skill Set

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Gain the skills to prepare for a career helping others in need. You will learn to work effectively and appropriately with a diverse range of individuals and groups suffering mental health, drug and alcohol issues.


  • increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • recognise and respond to crisis situations
  • work with diverse people
  • provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
  • manage personal stressors in the work environment

This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The tuition fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training. Tuition fees are free, but resource fees may be payable for some courses


Online study is available for this course. Be sure to check the study requirements tab for information about studying this course using eCampus including study assistance and our helpful online study guide, then use the apply now link where you see the online study option. 


This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our courses page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

Please note: this course is available for study only to those who are over 18 years of age.

Please consider the following carefully before enrolling: some units within this skill set may be triggering for people who have experienced trauma, mental health issues, alcohol and other drug issues, risk of suicide and/or crisis. Please ensure you have sufficient support networks for the duration of your study.

Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our online learning site. You will be allocated a lecturer to support your study.

Your study will involve accessing content online for 5 units, followed by a series of online written assessments to test your knowledge. For each unit there is also a requirement to demonstrate performance tasks and skills, these will need to be simulated, recorded and submitted for assessment.

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Click on your preferred campus and study mode below to get started with your application. 

All year round

When All year round
Where eCampus
How Online

Semester 2, 2023

When Semester 2, 2023
Where eCampus
How Online

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