Mental Health Awareness Diploma
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
|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 – Mental Health Awareness Diploma||1 week|
|Optional Assignment – Mental Health Awareness Diploma||1 week, 1 day|