This qualification develops learners’ knowledge and understanding of a range of mental health issues, including stress, anxiety, depression, phobias, dementia and other conditions which may significantly affect the mental health of a person. Learners will be given a thorough grounding in what is meant by terminology, possible causes and triggers of each condition, how each condition can affect the lives of the people living with them, and how conditions may be managed.
Who is it for?
This course would be of particular use to anyone who, in a professional or personal capacity, wish to know more about a range of mental health conditions in order to improve awareness and understanding.
What will I learn?
- Understanding anxiety
- Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD
- Understanding bipolar disorder
- Understanding dementia
- Understanding depression
- Understanding eating disorders
- Understanding mental health
- Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD
- Understanding phobias
- Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD
- Understanding postnatal depression
- Understanding schizophrenia
- Understanding stress
You will be assessed by completing all the required assessments with your tutor providing feedback following the completion of each. All assessments must be completed and passed in order for you to successfully achieve the qualification.
Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
- Level 2 Diploma in Care
- Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
- Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
- Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
- Level 2 or 3 Diplomas in Healthcare Support Services
- Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills