Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will suffer from mental health problems each year. With so many people experiencing mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, it is more important than ever to have effective treatment and specialists who can support them in their recovery.
The Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Course is designed to train learners for a career in mental health. You will explore the Mental Capacity Act, the definition of psychological wellbeing and different approaches for promoting mental stability. By the end of this course, you will be able to assess the mental capacity of people suffering from ill mental health and support them through their rehabilitation using positive psychology techniques.
- Understand the definition of psychological wellbeing and what constitutes good mental health
- Have in-depth knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and its key principles
- Be able to assess the mental capacity of your patients and their psychological state
- Gain a solid understanding of common mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression
- Learn how to support patients in the recovery process and motivate them to stay strong
- Develop the core skills and practical knowledge required for this role
- Explore techniques for providing emotional support and develop essential counselling skills
- Be able to assess the risks that patients pose to themselves and the challenges they face
- Learn how to create a devised treatment plan to speed up the recovery process
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
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Mental Capacity Act (MCA)|
|Module 1: Introduction to MCA||00:15:00|
|Module 2: Statutory Principles & Their Applications||00:15:00|
|Module 3: How to Help People to Make Their Own Decisions||00:20:00|
|Module 4: How to Assess Mental Capacity||00:30:00|
|Module 5: What ‘Best Interests’ Mean?||00:45:00|
|Module 6: Protection for the People Providing Treatment or Care||01:00:00|
|Module 7: Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)||01:00:00|
|Module 8: Role of the Court of Protection and Court-appointed Deputies||01:00:00|
|Module 9: Advance decisions to Refuse Treatment||01:00:00|
|Module 10: The New Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service||01:00:00|
|Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)|
|Module 11: What Are the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards?||00:15:00|
|Module 12: What Is Deprivation of Liberty?||00:20:00|
|Module 13: Application and Authorisation of Deprivation of Liberty||00:20:00|
|Module 14: Assessment Process for a Standard Authorisation of DOL||00:35:00|
|Module 15: What Happens after the Assessments?||00:20:00|
|Module 16: Urgent Authorisations of Deprivation of Liberty||00:20:00|
|Module 17: Role of the Representative||00:20:00|
|Module 18: Review and Termination of Authorisation||00:15:00|
|Module 19: Deprivation of Liberty without Authorisation||00:15:00|
|Module 20: The Court of Protection||00:15:00|
|Mock Exam – Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Course||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Course||00:20:00|
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