Mental Health Awareness Diploma

Mental Health Awareness Diploma

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Overview

Most of us take decision-making for granted, by those who lack mental capacity due to illness or impairment need proper care and support when it comes to their best interests. If you’re looking to start a career in the mental health care sector, or currently work in this sector and want to learn more about MCA & DOLS, then this course is for you.

This course will explore the Mental Health Awareness in detail, covering key principles and legal responsibilities of service providers. You’ll learn how to assess mental capacity in individuals and broaden your understanding of the role of the court of protection in regards to Mental Health Awareness.

Furthermore, you’ll familiarise with the process of decision making for the benefit of service users, and implications involved for both service user and provider. This course can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis, and there are no specific learning requirements to enrol.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Learn the proper definition of the deprivation of liberty safeguards (DOLS)
  • Learn how to support someone lacking capacity and protect their best interests
  • Broaden your knowledge of the role of the Court of Protection and court-appointed deputies
  • Gain an excellent understanding of the application and authorisation of DOLS
  • Understand the implications of DOLS for both the service user and service provider
  • Deepen your understanding of the supporting framework for mental health care provision

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Certification

Endorsed Certification from ABC Awards

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new qualification. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that One Education has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by One Education to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Assessment

To simplify the procedure of evaluation for learners, we provide an automated assessment system. Upon completion of an online module, you will immediately be given access to a specifically crafted MCQ test. The results will be evaluated instantly, and the score displayed for your perusal. For each test, the pass mark will be set to 60%.

Why study this course

This Mental Health Awareness Diploma course applies to the following:

  • Anyone who works in the mental health care sector
  • Personal careers and those who work in care homes or hospitals

Career path

Once you have successfully completed this Mental Health Awareness Diploma course, you will have the necessary skills to support service users who lack mental capacity, within a health care setting. Related professions in this field include:

  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Social Worker
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Psychologists

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Course Curriculum

Mental Health Awareness Diploma
Module 1: Introduction to Mental Health
Module 1: Introduction to Mental Health 00:17:00
Assessment Module 01
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 2: Childhood And Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders
Module 2: Childhood And Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders 00:24:00
Assessment Module 02
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 3: Stress and Anxiety Disorders
Module 3: Stress and Anxiety Disorders 00:32:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 4: Schizophrenia
Module 4: Schizophrenia 00:25:00
Assessment Module 04
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 5: Personality Disorders
Module 5: Personality Disorders 00:40:00
Assessment Module 05
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 6: Mood Disorders
Module 6: Mood Disorders 00:18:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 7: Eating and Sleeping Disorders
Module 7: Eating and Sleeping Disorders 00:43:00
Assessment Module 07
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 8: Self-Harm and Suicide
Module 8: Self-Harm and Suicide 00:17:00
Assessment Module 08
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 9: Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness
Module 9: Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness 00:30:00
Assessment Module 09
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 10: Social Attitudes To Mental Illness
Module 10: Social Attitudes To Mental Illness 00:11:00
Assessment Module 10
Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 11: Mental Health Legislation and Services
Module 11: Mental Health Legislation and Services 00:26:00
Assessment Module 11
Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Module 12: Mental Health In The Workplace
Module 12: Mental Health In The Workplace 00:20:00
Assessment Module 12
Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Awareness Diploma 00:10:00
Recommended Readings
Recommended Readings – Mental Health Awareness Diploma Unlimited
Optional Assignment
Optional Assignment – Mental Health Awareness Diploma Unlimited
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