Course

CHC43315 - Certificate IV in Mental Health - 2018

Course overview

This qualification covers workers who provide a range of community 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
  • mental health promotion work

Work may focus on engaging people with mental illness in community participation, prevention of relapse and promotion of recovery through programs such as residential rehabilitation, work in clinical settings, home-based outreach and centre-based programs delivered by community-based non-government organisations. This work may also involve supported employment and programmed respite care.

This qualification defines the knowledge and skills required by support workers and case workers who work autonomously under broad guidance and refers to specific knowledge of mental health issues and appropriate intervention processes applied in residential and community-based settings.

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Career opportunties

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • workers in a clinical setting workers who provide services and interventions to clients with alcohol and other drug issues
  • community rehabilitation and support worker
  • community support worker
  • mental health rehabilitation support worker
  • mental health support worker alcohol and other drugs support worker
  • mental health outreach worker
  • health promotion and community interventions

More details about this course

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