CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding

Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work may be undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community-based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.

Careers

Work may be undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community-based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.

Pathways

This qualification enables students to pathway into Bachelor of Social Work.

Course Delivery

Classroom based delivery two days per week.

Entry Requirements

Must be 18 years of age. Prior to admission of the course the student must obtain and provide evidence of: NDIS Screening Check (must be supply evidence of application prior to enrolment). 160 hours of work placement is required for successful completion of this course. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

2 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services 90 $35.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40 $35.00
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 25 $35.00
CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships 60 $35.00
CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services 60 $35.00
CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services 75 $35.00
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues 90 $35.00
CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs 75 $35.00
CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity 75 $35.00
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing 80 $35.00
CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives 80 $35.00
CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care 80 $35.00
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice 65 $35.00
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice 120 $35.00
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety 40 $35.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support 55 $35.00
CHCCCS018 Provide suicide bereavement support 50 $35.00
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship 100 $35.00
CHCDFV006 Counsel clients affected by domestic and family violence 70 $35.00
CHCEDU001 Provide community focused health promotion and prevention strategies 60 $35.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2022
Government Subsidised $6,260
Concession $1,812
RPL Government Subsidised $4,170
RPL Concession $834
RPL Self-funded $5,560
Self-Funded $7,650

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2022 March Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom Based, Diploma Semester 1, Monday and Tuesday, 9.00AM to 3.00PM