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.
Gain these skills:
- 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 is free for everyone.
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.
Study options and next steps
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