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Working with People with Mental Health Needs

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  • Type: e-Learning
  • Level: 2
  • Start Date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Study Mode: Online Learning

About the course

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British  adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a  year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.

Why study?

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Increase understanding of symptoms and management of stress, anxiety and phobias
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Gain a clear understanding of mental health legislation

What you will learn

  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Understanding Stress
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Understanding Phobias
  • Understanding Depression
  • Understanding Post-Natal Depression
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder
  • Understanding Schizophrenia
  • Understanding Dementia
  • Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

How much does it cost?

This course is free to study if you are:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Living in UK and an EU resident for the last 3 years
  • Have settled status in the UK if you are not a UK or EU national

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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